• Position-specific professional development for private-independent school administrators

    Our targeted workshops really make a difference in your job performance and your school.

  • Advancement Academy 2015

    Invest one week this summer that will help you take your school’s advancement efforts to a new level. Work with a mentor, build a network of your peers, and learn skills tailored to your needs. It’s the premier professional development experience for private-independent school development, admission, and marketing/communications leaders—and their teams.

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    Professional Development right from your office. Get the answers you need and the advice you know you can depend on without missing a beat on your campus.

    Our 60-minute sessions are packed with insightful research, tools, and resources that are promised to empower and engage you.

  • “There was a beautiful interplay of content, interaction, and reflection...

    This was the best professional growth and renewal experience I have had, by a country mile!”

Workshops Calendar

July 8 - 11, 2015

Wilmington, DE

Heading the Small School

Confirmed

Wilmington, DE

The Vital Role of the Head's Administrative Assistant

Confirmed

Wilmington, DE

Preparing for a Blockbuster Capital Campaign

Confirmed

July 9 - 10, 2015

Wilmington, DE

Train Your Faculty in Blended Learning

Confirmed

July 11 - 12, 2015

Wilmington, DE

The Board Presidency

Confirmed

July 12 - 15, 2015

Wilmington, DE

Admission 101: The First Three Years (Session II)

Wait-Listed

Wilmington, DE

Financial Reporting for Heads, Directors, and Division Heads

Confirmed

Wilmington, DE

Your Annual Fund From A to Z

Confirmed

July 12 - 18, 2015

Denver-Westminster, CO

Leading the Effective Middle School

Confirmed

Denver-Westminster, CO

Balance Your Contrasting Roles as Dean of Students

Confirmed

Denver-Westminster, CO

Directing the Athletic and PE Programs

Confirmed

Denver-Westminster, CO

Leading the Effective Lower School

Wait-Listed

Denver-Westminster, CO

Leading the Effective Upper School

Confirmed

Westminster/Denver, CO

Scheduling Without Conflict

Confirmed

July 13 - 14, 2015

Wilmington, DE

Strategic Financial Planning: Skills and Implementation

Confirmed

Wilmington, DE

The Double-Edged Sword of Diversity: Reframing Community Life Initiatives in Independent Schools

Confirmed

July 15 - 18, 2015

Wilmington, DE

The Middle School Dean of Students: Moving to the Middle

Confirmed

Wilmington, DE

Grade-Level Deans: Create a Positive, Supportive Environment for Students

Confirmed

July 16 - 17, 2015

Wilmington, DE

Writing Clinic: Marketing Your Annual Fund

Confirmed

Wilmington, DE

Teaching Excellence II: A Growth-Based Teacher Evaluation Process

Confirmed

July 19 - 22, 2015

Wilmington, DE

Chairing Your Department: The First Five Years (Session II)

Confirmed

Wilmington, DE

The Well-Kept Campus: Strategies for the Facilities Manager

Confirmed

July 27 - 31, 2015

Leesburg, VA

Advancement Academy-2015

Confirmed

September 28 - 29, 2015

Pasadena, CA

Harnessing the Power of FAST 4—CA

Open

September 30, 2015

Pasadena, CA

FAST Forensics-CA

Open

October 4 - 7, 2015

Wilmington, DE

Admission 101: The First Three Years (SYW)

Open

October 7 - 10, 2015

Wilmington, DE

Build Your Summer Program Into a Measurable Asset (Session I)

Open

October 11 - 15, 2015

San Diego, CA

Business and Operations Academy

Open

October 12 - 13, 2015

Radisson Hotel Chicago O'Hare

Harnessing the Power of FAST 4—CHI

Open

October 14, 2015

Chicago, IL

FAST Forensics-CHI

Open

November 4 - 7, 2015

Wilmington, DE

Build Your Summer Program Into A Measurable Asset (Session II)

Open

November 11 - 14, 2015

Hotel Del Coronado, San Diego, CA

20th Annual Heads Retreat

Open

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