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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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workshop

Financial Aid Mastery: How to Strategically Use Financial Aid to Grow Your School

Date(s): 10/20/2019 — 10/22/2019 Location: San Diego, CA Status: Open Credits: 10 IACP/10 BCP/13.0 CPE

A proactive, organized approach to financial aid can reduce the headaches involved with awarding families, making the process strategic and stress-free. Discover how to develop a mission-appropriate financial aid program that serves as a tool to help you award appropriately, boost revenue, achieve your enrollment goals, and advance your mission.

 

Expo

This workshop takes place at the 2019 ISM Expo.
This workshop runs concurrently with the ISM Expo, a track-driven event that provides a broad overview of research and theory to help your school thrive. Take advantage of networking sessions to meet new peers and discover new strategies. Learn more here.

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$2,038.00
for Gold Members

$2,398.00 General Price

$1,467.00 Second Person Pricing

conference

Expo

Date(s): 10/20/2019 — 10/23/2019 Location: San Diego, CA Status: Confirmed

The Expo is a conference where you will learn about best practices and recommended strategies for private-independent school leaders. Unlike typical ISM workshops that take a hyperfocus on a particular topic, the Expo offers a broad overview of various proven approaches and ISM theory.

Follow a specific track that’s tailored to your position as a School Head, Business Manager, advancement professional, or academic leader, or choose to attend courses across multiple disciplines.

 

School Year Workshops

Want a more topic-focused experience? Attend a workshop running concurrently with the Expo.
Get a deep understanding of a single topic, such as creating a successful major gifts program or mastering enrollment management, while still enjoying the networking opportunities of the ISM Expo. See the workshops offered in San Diego, along with all of ISM's fall and winter workshops, here.

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$248.00
for Gold Members

$648.00 General Price

webinar

Design Your Website with Marketing in Mind

Date(s): 10/30/2019 Status: Open Credits: 1 IACP

Next to word-of-mouth, your website is your #1 marketing tool. This webinar will introduce the factors necessary to ensure your website design not only drives inquiries, but also converts leads.

Event time: 3 PM ET

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$156.00
General Price

workshop

24th Annual Heads Retreat

Date(s): 11/6/2019 — 11/9/2019 Location: Tucson, AZ Status: Confirmed

With all you’re expected to manage, it can be difficult to step back and ask yourself the tough questions. What’s working at my school? What could be done to better support the mission? How can I strengthen my efforts to be an exceptional school leader?

The Heads Retreat is designed to help you refocus and recharge to ensure you’re supporting your mission and launching your legacy. Immerse yourself in the latest research concerning private-independent schools, engage in deep conversation, and network with your peers to discover new perspectives.

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$2,926.00
for Gold Members

$3,442.00 General Price

webinar

Before You Make the 2020/2021 Tuition Decision

Date(s): 11/13/2019 Status: Open Credits: 1 BCP

Tuition setting is a complicated process. How do you know what’s too much? How do you communicate with your parents why tuition must increase? This webinar will give you points to consider before you make your tuition increase decision and strategies for effectively communicating your new tuition to your community.

Event time: 3 PM Eastern

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$156.00
General Price