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

Every school leader strives to be exceptional for their school, their students, and themselves. You aim to support your school’s mission to ensure long-term viability, while providing exciting futures for your students and continuous growth for yourself.

Continue your quest to be an exceptional school leader with ISM’s professional development events. No matter your goals or level of experience, there’s an opportunity to elevate your knowledge and your school to the next level of excellence.

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The New Marketing Communications Director

Date(s): 7/8/2019 — 7/11/2019 Location: Philadelphia, PA Status: Confirmed Credits: 30 IACP

The efforts of the Marketing Communications Office are integral to your private-independent school, providing a unified message to your faculty and staff, students, families, and the larger community. Discover how to excel in this position through proven strategies, in-depth knowledge, and hands-on activities to create a marketing communication action plan you can immediately implement in the new school year.

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$3,047.00
for Gold Members

$3,585.00 General Price

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The New School Head

Date(s): 7/8/2019 — 7/12/2019 Location: Philadelphia, PA Status: Confirmed Credits: 40 IACP

You have aspired to be the School Head for years. Now that you’re here, what should you do first? Gain a 360-degree view of everything that should occur in your school, what you need to manage, and what support you require.

This workshop will be combined with Running an Effective Business & Operations Office, which will allow School Heads and Business Managers to explore their complementary roles and responsibilities when it comes to strategic financial planning, tuition setting, financial aid, negotiations, human resources, and managing complex change. This will help you discover how to work across disciplines to build engaged and aligned teams.

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$4,095.00
for Gold Members

$4,818.00 General Price

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Build a Strong Advisory Program

Date(s): 7/15/2019 — 7/18/2019 Location: Philadelphia, PA Status: Confirmed

Create and implement a thriving advisory program to support your middle and upper school students. Explore core concepts, design models, and recommended strategies for building an advisory program that reflects and supports the mission of your school.

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$3,585.00
for Gold Members

$3,585.00 General Price

$2,201.00 Second Person Pricing

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Strategic Financial Planning: Skills and Implementation

Date(s): 7/15/2019 — 7/18/2019 Location: Philadelphia, PA Status: Confirmed Credits: 30 IACP/30 BCP/22.5 CPE

Increase cash reserves, enrollment levels, and long-term viability. These are the goals at every school—and they are attainable if you have the right strategic financial plan. ISM’s proven approach to strategic financial planning helps you experience financial success now, while positioning your school strongly for the future.

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$3,047.00
for Gold Members

$3,585.00 General Price

$2,201.00 Second Person Pricing

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Build and Grow a Robust Annual Fund

Date(s): 7/15/2019 — 7/18/2019 Location: Philadelphia, PA Status: Confirmed Credits: 30 IACP

The foundation of your school’s culture of philanthropy begins with a strong annual fund. Learn how to identify, engage, evaluate, solicit, recognize, and steward donors and prospects by employing strategic data, sharing a strong school story, and building a confident and agile annual fund team.

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$3,047.00
for Gold Members

$3,585.00 General Price

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Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity: Strategies for Private-Independent Schools

Date(s): 7/15/2019 — 7/17/2019 Location: Philadelphia, PA Status: Confirmed Credits: 20 IACP

Gain the tools to effectively direct inclusion, diversity, and equity initiatives in your school and implement sustainable approaches that will support your entire community. Participate in critical self-reflection and practical skills activities to develop essential competencies for systemic, lasting inclusion, diversity, and equity programs that best serve your private-independent school. 

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$2,286.00
for Gold Members

$2,689.00 General Price

$1,739.00 Second Person Pricing