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It’s up to the Marketing and Communications Department to set the tone for your school’s parent communication strategy. We recommend using these tactics to guide your efforts.Read More
The Business Office is the foundation of private school operations. A well-run Office, with the correct procedures, plans, and safeguards in place, helps keep all other aspects of the school in good order. As part of running an effective office, the Business Manager or CFO must ask the right questions and take the right steps. Today we’ve compiled some questions you might not think to ask when it comes to your school’s insurance policies.Read More
Evaluation does not improve teacher performance. Teachers improve by growing. This concept might sound simple, but it is the key principle of Comprehensive Faculty Development, ISM’s framework for how school’s should evaluate and support their teachers.Read More
Before applying for an open Headship, most candidates familiarize themselves with a prospective school’s history and general prospects. They typically review various advancement and marketing materials, the website, and social media efforts. They may even seek constituents’ viewpoints on issues, goa...Read More
The coronavirus, a quick-spreading respiratory illness, has reached the United States. Many schools are wondering how to react now that additional cases have been confirmed in the U.S., including cases on college campuses. Schools with vibrant international student programs are looking for guidance.Read More
Many school leaders fear that raising tuition scares away prospective and current families. However, ISM’s research continues to debunk this notion.Read More
Your schedule impacts everything. As School Head, you know the right schedule must reflect your school’s resources, philosophy, and mission, using a mix of available time, people, programs, and space.Read More
See how the Prince of Peace Christian School team implemented new strategies to grow their annual fund by 644% and surpass their biggest goals.Read More
You need your messages to resonate with parents on everything from big picture value to tactical, day-to-day information. But how do you reach them where they are, and ensure they get the information they need? Every generation desires prefers to receive information differently.Read More
Financial aid can be a sensitive topic for families and schools alike.To add to the tension, there will inevitably be families that don’t receive the amount of aid they applied for. Some will accept this number and others will request a conversation with your financial aid decision-maker to hear your school’s reasoning for its award. When it comes to these conversations, keep these tips in mind.Read More