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June 23- 26, 2013
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Learning the three-pronged ISM approach—enrollment management, advancement, and alumni Board—was valuable. Building relationships with alumni requires listening, hearing, including, and responding to their experience as students.Robert McCarthy, Director of Institutional Advancement
Malden Catholic High School, MA
Workshop participant 2012
This workshop earns 30 credits towards your IACP credit requirements
Have your school's development efforts been focused on the "here-and-now"– current families? Well, now is the time to up the ante and rake in that money being left on the alumni table!
Find out everything you need to do in this soup-to-nuts workshop for Directors of Development and/or Alumni Relations, Heads, or Development Committee members. From office setup and database management, to fundraising events and recognition awards, you find out how to make your alumni efforts really pay off.
You cover these topics—and more:
School Mission and Advisory Mission
Career Networking for Alumni
Recognition and Awards
Michael Christopher, IAP-LAssistant Headmaster—School Advancement, Lausanne Collegiate School, TN
ISM Adjunct Consultant
Michael began his career in school advancement in 1989, and is now the Assistant Headmaster—School Advancement for Lausanne Collegiate School (TN). Prior to this position, he was Director of Development at Holland Hall School (OK) for 10 years and at Greensboro Day School (NC) for seven. Prior to that, he was Director of Development and Associate Dean at the St. Louis Conservatory of Music. During his tenure at each, Michael built comprehensive development offices which were characterized by solid operations, strong annual funds, proactive constituent cultivation, and robust communication and marketing programs. He has led several successful capital campaigns and established productive major gifts programs. At Lausanne, Michael has been charged with resurrecting a stalled fund-raising program and initiating a 10-year capital improvement effort that will top $40 million. Michael serves on the ISM Advancement Academy faculty and leads Best Practices for Building a Strategic Development Office as well as Alumni are Forever: How to Keep Them in the Family at ISM Summer Institute. An adjunct consultant for ISM, Michael has authored and co-authored several articles with Paula, notably the three articles on the Comprehensive Development, Admission and Advancement Models published in Ideas & Perspectives. Michael has also presented at CASE/NAIS, APC, ISAS, NAIS, and NAES. He has an MA from the University of Iowa and a Bachelor of Music from Cornell College (IA).
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