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Now, as the school year ends, this group must transition to a reopening task force. This group will handle planning your school’s 2020–21 operations.Read More
A proactive response is especially important for those who make financial gifts to your school during this difficult time. As your school’s Advancement Officer, showing your gratitude for their gifts in a sensitive and meaningful way gives your donors the confidence that their gifts are being put to good use and motivates them to give again.Read More
When school campuses closed in early March, Canterbury School knew it had to adapt its traditional Grandparents’ Day, a beloved annual event in the school community.Read More
This is a crucial time to demonstrate the value that your school provides. It is vital to remind the entire community that while the campus is closed, your school is not. No matter the medium, your school provides exceptional service and concrete deliverables.Read More
As student education continues through distance learning, it is important to consider the enormous responsibilities that fall to your teachers. Your teachers work hard and are the most visible, tangible demonstration of your program’s value to parents during this time. Here’s what you should do to take care of them.Read More
As a member of your school's Leadership Team, you must make practical and sometimes painful decisions to protect your school and its mission. The steps you take now will make or break your ability to handle a crisis of this magnitude in the future.Read More
As the 2019–2020 school year closes, many leaders are asking questions about reopening in the fall. There is much to consider. We recommend following this three-prong approach when considering reopening your school.Read More
Many uncertainties remain about the short- and long-term effects of the COVID-19 crisis. School development officers know that ongoing philanthropic support of their schools has never been more important.Read More
As schools have made a quick flip to distance learning, will this have a lasting impact on the education system as a whole? The reality is that it is too early to tell. However, School Heads should be proactive right now.Read More
When students are at school, they are in an environment that facilitates learning and growth. So when students learn from home, parents are tasked with creating a similar space. This helps ensure students can learn effectively.Read More