Must-Reads for Development Directors in 2014

Vol. 12 No. 5

The winter holidays have come and gone, but there’s no reason we can’t continue celebrating the new year with a renewed commitment to personal development! More so than many offices in a private-independent school, the Development Office must maintain a presence in the community and in the other divisions of the school. With that balance in mind, we have collected a few books for your consideration and perusal.


Development Is From Mars, and Admission Is From Venus

Vol. 12 No. 5

Why do people work for private-independent schools? They want to support their school’s mission, of course, which could deal with everything from religion to academic abilities to unique educational experiences, but one thing is certain: We guarantee that no one works at your school merely “for the money.”


Tour Dos and Don'ts

Vol. 12 No. 5

The winter season has definitely arrived and so has tour season! Soon, you will play host to prospective parents and their children. Keep reading to find some dos—and don’ts!—for your visitor programs to guarantee a successful season.


Must-Reads for the Admission Office in 2014

Vol. 12 No. 5

New Year’s Day has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean you can’t add a resolution to your list! We’ve spoken with admission professionals across the country and our ISM Consultants, and here are books Admission Officers have recommended to their peers.

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