The German International School (GISW) is using secure digital signature technology for our 2023/24 contracts to simplify the re-enrollment process, eliminating any need for paper copies or scanning.
We would like to share answers to frequently asked questions with you here:
The German International School (GISW) is using secure digital signature technology to respond to parental feedback to simplify the re-enrollment process, eliminating any need for paper copies or scanning.
New this year: A deposit of $1000 per child will be required in order to fully sign your contract and secure a spot for your child for the upcoming school year, which will be applied to your tuition. Tuition and fees will be billed prior to the start of the new school year and will reflect the deposit, all applicable fees, discounts (loyalty discount as well as early enrollment bonus), credits, grants, and add–on program charges (e.g. Bus, Extended Care and Preschool Afternoon Program).
If your employer covers the tuition including the deposit, and pays directly to the School, you are required to provide us with the following information. Please complete this form by February 17, 2023 , so that we may send you the appropriate contract.
All other families will have the opportunity to pay the deposit during signing of the contract. In order to submit the Contract to the School, the deposit must to be submitted with the contract. You may pay the deposit via credit card at signing. Contracts will be sent to families by the end of February 2023.
We are sending you these FAQs in advance with instructions and outlining the process for you. Please review this email before submitting the contract(s). You will receive the contract(s) via email from firstname.lastname@example.org when appropriate, we request that both parents sign the contract(s). Again, if your email(s) have changed within the past 6 months, please let us know ASAP at email@example.com.
The first paragraph will state: “An account has been created for you. Please log in and choose a password to complete the account creation process.”
Please click the link and create your password if you haven’t used the system before during your application at GISW. Those who applied through the online application will use their previously created password. If you have forgotten your password, click “Help, I forgot my password” and follow the prompts.
REVIEW.CHOOSE.SIGN.DONE. Please carefully REVIEW the contract and all embedded LINKS as a family (a GERMAN courtesy translation of the contract is available in the FIRST link of the contract. Please do not attempt to fill out the German courtesy translation), then where appropriate CHOOSE different add-on programs and SIGN (both parents) the Contract. After you sign the contract you will have the option to save or print your contract – even at a later time.
YOU are all DONE and your student(s) is/are enrolled at GISW for the upcoming school year 23/24. We thank you again for entrusting us with the education of your child(ren).
Why am I being asked for my personal Information again on the contract? We are asking for your personal information on the contract to ensure that the correct individual is completing the information and so that we can process your contract faster once you complete the contract and send it back to us. Please be assured that the InRESONANCE form is secure and that it is safe to provide your personal information.
No. You only need to login to your existing account to sign the contract. Please click the link and create your password if you haven’t used the system before. Those who applied through the online application will use their previously created password. If you have forgotten your password, click “Help, I forgot my password” and follow the prompts.
Yes. Just click on the first LINK in the contract.
Yes. The contract may be signed on both a smartphone and a tablet. Since this is a binding contract we encourage you to review and sign the contract on a laptop or desktop computer for optimal viewing.
Yes. In fact, we strongly recommend that you print or download a copy of your contract after signing.
Electronic delivery is GISW’s preferred method in order to submit your contract as effortlessly and quickly as possible, but you may sign on paper. Please contact the admissions office at firstname.lastname@example.org
To decline a contract, simply fill out the “Decision to NOT Re-Enroll” form once you have created your account. Please kindly fill out the exit form and send it to email@example.com
Here at GISW we strongly believe in Independence. Please check the Wednesday Mail for additional reminders about the March 31, 2023 Early Bird Tuition Bonus. It takes less than 5 minutes to fill out and sign the Contract.
Again. If your email address has changed over the past 6 months, please let us know as SOON as possible.
First, make sure it did not get routed to your spam folder and/or your email is blocking firstname.lastname@example.org. Admissions@giswashington.org may be blocked by either your email server, firewall, email provider, or email client. Please check your junk folder, trust all emails from our Admissions Office at email@example.com
Second, there's a chance that our email is getting caught in your email's filter. Try adjusting your email preferences and adding firstname.lastname@example.org as a trusted sender.
If you still have not received an email, you may request to have your contract resent by contacting email@example.com.
Yes, you can finish the process later by simply signing into your account. Please remember your password. The contract will not be completed until all required information is provided and the “Submit” button is clicked. If you have forgotten your password, click “Help, I forgot my password” and follow the prompts.
If you have any questions or concerns about signing the contract: Please refer to this FAQ guide or contact firstname.lastname@example.org. We will respond to you within 72h during this busy time.