Roxanne Higgins

ISM President and Senior Executive Consultant
Focus: Academic Leadership
Roxanne Higgins
Roxanne Higgins

Work with Roxanne to strengthen your school’s strategies in:

  • Scheduling

In her roles at ISM, Roxanne:

  • provides scheduling and space services for schools of all types, sizes, and grade levels, such as the Schedule Analysis consultation;
  • conducts on-site workshops for faculty and scheduling committees;
  • develops content for articles in Ideas & Perspectives, ISM’s flagship advisory letter, and for workshops;
  • provides leadership for all aspects of ISM’s operations with an emphasis on long-term goals, growth, profit, and return on investment; and
  • ensures that all employees are focused on the ISM mission of advancing.

Learn more about Roxanne—

Roxanne is an expert in optimizing time, space, and personnel to help each school deliver a mission-appropriate program developed around the needs of its students.

Roxanne’s career at ISM began in 1984, after working briefly in international banking and teaching a course for seventh graders in economics. She has served as an account manager for ISM Insurance Inc.; was the Director of Management Institutes for six years; served as the ISM Consulting Coordinator for four years; and was Vice President for four years. She took the position of ISM President in January 1990.

She has worked on-site with more than 400 schools in North America, South America, Asia, and Europe—more than once with many of them.

Roxanne earned her MBA from Syracuse University in New York, and her bachelor’s degree from Denison University in Ohio.

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ISM is one of those few places that actually is completely research-based. So when we get a chance to look at the research and talk about it with other Heads, it’s meaningful. You go back to your school and you have something to say—it’s not anecdotal."

Deborah Hof, Head of School
Selwyn School, TX

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