Highlighting how Patrick Carlove, Chief Advancement Officer at Prince of Peace Christian School in Carrollton, Texas raised his annual fund average from $225,000 to over $800,000.
Once you’ve successfully kicked off the school year, it’s time to turn your attention to the next big task. Believe it or not, that should be preparing for the following year’s summer program.
The fall season is the perfect time to review your past year’s summer program, assess what’s working, and determine where you need to improve your offerings for next year. Prepare now for next summer’s program, even though it seems far off.
Having a crisis plan (part of your comprehensive risk management plan) complete with disaster recovery is critical for all businesses—and certainly private schools—coastal or not.
One of the most important aspects of a strong international student program is the transition process. Many schools have strong international student programs but aren't sure how to assist with their international students’ transitions. Attending school in the United States is remarkably different from the visiting student’s life at home—and the school does play a role in helping the student become accustomed to their new surroundings.
A new study shows that social-emotional learning (SEL) programs can have a tremendous impact on students’ overall academic performance and well-being. SEL programs focus on helping children develop positive emotional skills, and participants showed higher graduation rates, more social and emotional competencies, and were less likely to have anxiety and behavior problems.
During our 2017 Summer Institute, private-independent school administrators from around the world gathered in Wilmington, DE to develop effective strategies, create action plans, and network with their peers and colleagues. It was an extremely successful event with administrators participating in 26 different workshops throughout the four-week conference.
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