Professional development events to take you, your team, and your school to the next level of excellence.

Summer Institute

JUNE 16–AUGUST 5, 2021

Choose from 20+ online, topic-focused workshops to develop new skills, learn research-backed strategies, and gain confidence in your role as a private school administrator.

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Virtual Advancement Summit

JULY 20–22, 2021

The only live, comprehensive distance-learning event for private school enrollment management, development, and marketing leaders.

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Webinars

YEAR ROUND

Available for free to all ISM members, our webinars supply timely information needed for schools to make decisions, connect with successful peers, and lead with clarity.

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On-Demand Learning

YEAR ROUND

Introducing: Engaging Students in Any Length Period— Asynchronous Learning Workshop

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Learning Events for Every Private School Leader

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Strategic Financial Planning: A Comprehensive Approach

Date(s): 6/22/2021 — 6/24/2021 Status: Open Credits: 30 IACP/30 BCP

Strategic planning helps reset a school’s direction and brings about meaningful institutional growth. Understand the important elements that are required to create an effective strategic plan. Discuss effective Board structure, explore your school’s marketplace stance, and learn how to quantify your school's perceived value. Discover the steps you must take now to protect your school for the future.

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$944.30
Platinum Members

$1,079.20 Gold $1,349.00 General & Silver

$809.40 Second Person

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Student-Centered Scheduling Design

Date(s): 6/22/2021 — 6/25/2021 Status: Open

Examine the latest research in scheduling and classroom instruction to guarantee a strong, healthy schedule that enhances the quality of your graduates. Return to your school with incredible quantities of up-to-date research and modern scheduling strategies, and an action plan that walks you through improving your school’s schedule design and process.

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$1,180.20
Platinum Members

$1,348.80 Gold $1,686.00 General & Silver

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Dollars and Sense for the New School Head

Date(s): 6/28/2021 — 6/30/2021 Status: Open

Whether you’re a brand-new Head or one who wants a refresher on fiscal management, discover how to develop a financial success framework to ensure school success. Rely on ISM’s tools and strategies to help you feel more confident in financial conversations and contribute positively to the long-term financial viability of your school.

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$944.30
Platinum Members

$1,079.20 Gold $1,349.00 General & Silver

$809.40 Second Person

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Mastering Enrollment Management in a Post-COVID-19 World

Date(s): 6/28/2021 — 6/30/2021 Status: Open Credits: 30 IACP

Discover the truth: ALL the factors challenging your enrollment can be fixed, and most “fixes” cost you nothing! Don’t suffer from unpredictable enrollment outcomes anymore. Unveil the root causes for declining or flatlining enrollment at your school. Learn how to collect and use data to determine the nature of the decline—and to pinpoint specific strategies to address the contributing factors.

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$944.30
Platinum Members

$1,079.20 Gold $1,349.00 General & Silver

$809.40 Second Person

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Build and Grow a Robust Annual Fund

Date(s): 6/28/2021 — 6/30/2021 Status: Open Credits: 30 IACP

The foundation of your school’s culture of philanthropy begins with a strong annual fund. Discover how to build a thriving annual fund strategy that drives relationships, generates enthusiasm, and raises dollars—enabling your school to go above and beyond in delivering your mission to your students.

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$944.30
Platinum Members

$1,079.20 Gold $1,349.00 General & Silver

$809.40 Second Person

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How to Successfully Transition From Teacher to Administrator

Date(s): 6/29/2021 — 6/30/2021 Status: Open

If you’re considering a move into private school administration, gain the tools and strategies to be successful. Examine what it means to be an academic administrator in a private school, your leadership vision and motivations, and how to make the move effectively. Discover how to prepare and what to expect so you can make sound decisions for your future.

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$707.70
Platinum Members

$808.80 Gold $1,011.00 General & Silver

$606.60 Second Person

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Mastering Facebook and Instagram Advertising for Private Schools

Date(s): 6/30/2021 — 7/1/2021 Status: Open

Running effective digital ad campaigns that actually generate mission-appropriate leads is easier said than done. Learn exactly how to run Facebook and Instagram ads that generate new family leads, inquiries, and applications.

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$707.70
Platinum Members

$808.80 Gold $1,011.00 General & Silver

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New Heads Cohort: Fall Semester

Date(s): 7/1/2021 — 12/17/2021 Status: Open

Feel confident in your new Headship with strategies and tactics backed by research and used by successful Heads. This six-month cohort is for attendees of ISM’s New Heads Accelerator workshop or Dollars and Sense for School Heads workshop. Extend your time with ISM by engaging in monthly group sessions and one-on-one meetings with ISM Consultant Shannan Schuster from July through December to ensure your first years as a Head are successful.

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$1,960.00
Platinum Members

$2,240.00 Gold $2,800.00 General & Silver

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Balance Your Roles as Upper School Dean of Students

Date(s): 7/12/2021 — 7/15/2021 Status: Open

Manage every aspect of your ever-growing role as an upper school Dean of Students. Fulfill your responsibilities with confidence, keeping students first in everything you do.

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$1,180.20
Platinum Members

$1,348.80 Gold $1,686.00 General & Silver

$1,011.60 Second Person

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Leading the Effective Middle School

Date(s): 7/12/2021 — 7/15/2021 Status: Confirmed

Middle School Heads and administrators must provide support for their students, as well as fair and thoughtful discipline leading to character development. Create an experiential and practical roadmap to help support these goals and more. Leave with an action plan on how to move your middle school community forward—and a group of peers to provide support and collegiality long after the workshop concludes.

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$1,180.20
Platinum Members

$1,348.80 Gold $1,686.00 General & Silver

$1,011.60 Second Person

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