• 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.

  • 19th Annual Heads Retreat

    Take the academic bull by the horns and form your foundational Strategic Academic Plan at our Heads Retreat on November 5-8 in Miami, Florida!

  • Fall Webinar Calendar is Here!

    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.

Workshops Calendar

January 10 - 11, 2015

Houston, TX

Strategic Financial Planning: Skills and Implementation (SYW-TX)

Confirmed

January 12 - 13, 2015

Georgia Tech Global Learning Center, GA

FAST: Award With Confidence

Open

January 25 - 31, 2015

Wilmington, DE

Scheduling Without Conflict

Confirmed

March 29 - Apr 1, 2015

Austin, TX

Business Managers Retreat

Open

June 21 - 24, 2015

Wilmington, DE

Admission 101: The First Three Years (Session I)

Open

Wilmington, DE

Student-Centered Parent Relations

Open

Wilmington, DE

Comprehensive Faculty Development: From Recruitment to Evaluation to Retention

Open

Wilmington, DE

Development 101: Essentials for the New Development Officer

Open

Wilmington, DE

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

Open

Wilmington, DE

Admission 201: Mastering Enrollment Management

Open

June 21 - 25, 2015

Wilmington, DE

Transformative Academic Leadership: Fostering a Growth-Focused and Student-Centered Culture

Open

June 24 - 27, 2015

Wilmington, DE

Not-for-Profit Accounting and Financial Reporting (For Business Managers)

Open

Wilmington, DE

Power and Influence: The Effective Female Leader

Open

Wilmington, DE

Marketing For Admission

Open

Wilmington, DE

Development 201: Cultivating, Soliciting, and Stewarding Your Donors

Open

June 25 - 26, 2015

Wilmington, DE

Strategically Managing Your Growing Financial Aid Demand

Open

Wilmington, DE

Admission Events: Tactics and Takeaways

Open

July 8 - 11, 2015

Wilmington, DE

Heading the Small School

Open

Wilmington, DE

Hands-on Advisory: Curriculum, Themes, and Activities

Open

Wilmington, DE

The Vital Role of the Head's Administrative Assistant

Open

Wilmington, DE

Preparing for a Blockbuster Capital Campaign

Open

July 9 - 10, 2015

Wilmington, DE

Train Your Faculty in Blended Learning

Open

July 11 - 12, 2015

Wilmington, DE

The Board Presidency

Open

July 12 - 15, 2015

Wilmington, DE

Admission 101: The First Three Years (Session II)

Open

Wilmington, DE

Financial Reporting for Heads, Directors, and Division Heads

Open

Wilmington, DE

Your Annual Fund From A to Z

Open

Wilmington, DE

Hands-on K-12 Technology: Key Tools for the Classroom

Open

July 12 - 18, 2015

Denver-Westminster, CO

Leading the Effective Middle School

Open

Denver-Westminster, CO

Balance Your Contrasting Roles as Dean of Students

Open

Denver-Westminster, CO

Directing the Athletic and PE Programs

Open

Denver-Westminster, CO

Leading the Effective Lower School

Open

Denver-Westminster, CO

Leading the Effective Upper School

Open

Westminster/Denver, CO

Scheduling Without Conflict

Open

July 13 - 14, 2015

Wilmington, DE

Strategic Financial Planning: Skills and Implementation

Open

Wilmington, DE

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

Open

July 15 - 18, 2015

Wilmington, DE

The Middle School Dean of Students: Moving the Middle

Open

Wilmington, DE

Directing a Mission-Appropriate Educational Tech Program

Open

Wilmington, DE

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

Open

Wilmington, DE

Looking After Your Major Donors

Open

July 16 - 17, 2015

Wilmington, DE

Writing Clinic: Marketing Your Annual Fund

Open

Wilmington, DE

Teaching Excellence II: A Growth-Based Teacher Evaluation Process

Open

July 19 - 22, 2015

Wilmington, DE

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

Open

Wilmington, DE

The Well-Kept Campus: Strategies for the Facilities Manager

Open

July 27 - 31, 2015

Leesburg, VA

Advancement Academy 2015

Open

October 11 - 15, 2015

San Diego, CA

Business and Operations Academy

Open

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