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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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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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Boost Enrollment Through a Strategic International Program

Date(s): 7/17/2019 — 7/18/2019 Location: Philadelphia, PA Status: Confirmed Credits: 10 IACP

Understand why you must take a mission- and student-centric approach to create and build an international student program that supports your school’s enrollment goals. Identify the resources you need to properly and intentionally grow a robust international program, while best serving all students, both domestic and international.

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$2,038.00
for Gold Members

$2,398.00 General Price

$1,467.00 Second Person Pricing

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Protect Your School, Constituents, and Bottom Line

Date(s): 7/17/2019 — 7/18/2019 Location: Philadelphia, PA Status: Confirmed Credits: 10 BCP/13.0 CPE

There are risks inherent to private-independent-school operations that can feel overwhelming if you don’t have the right plans in place. Explore how to best prepare yourself and your school to ensure you’ve protected your faculty, staff, students, and bottom line for years to come.

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$2,038.00
for Gold Members

$2,398.00 General Price

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Advancement Academy

Date(s): 7/22/2019 — 7/26/2019 Location: Denver, CO Status: Wait-listed Credits: 40 IACP

Advancement Academy 2019 is sold out!

You can join the waitlist here. If you're still looking for 2019 summer professional development, consider:

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$3,056.00
for Gold Members

$3,596.00 General Price

$2,956.00 Second Person Pricing