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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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Boost Enrollment Through a Strategic International Program

Date(s): 7/17/2019 — 7/18/2019 Location: Philadelphia, PA Status: Open 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: Open 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: Confirmed Credits: 40 IACP

Recruit and re-recruit mission-appropriate students. Create and implement an effective fundraising strategy. Spread the word about your school and your mission.

These are the goals of all private-independent schools. However, there is no one-size-fits-all solution. The best approach to achieve your goals is just as unique as your school’s mission. Unlock your solutions at ISM's Advancement Academy.

Explore new enrollment management, development, and marketing communications strategies to surpass your current level of success—making your advancement efforts truly exceptional.

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$3,056.00
for Gold Members

$3,596.00 General Price

$2,956.00 Second Person Pricing

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How to Build and Implement an Extraordinary Major Gifts Program

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

Schools are driven by ever-increasing demand for more funding, yet are also aware of return on investment. Therefore, many focus their fundraising efforts on major gifts. This workshop explores the latest methodology for creating a fundraising program that produces generous returns, both now and in the future.

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$2,038.00
for Gold Members

$2,398.00 General Price

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The New Admission Director

Date(s): 10/20/2019 — 10/23/2019 Location: San Diego, CA Status: Open Credits: 30 IACP

Get the big-picture view of the factors most impacting your ability to recruit and re-recruit mission-appropriate students. Through ISM’s admission funnel model, observe sound strategies, common pitfalls, and well-developed solutions to the most frequent issues arising in private school Admission Offices.

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$3,047.00
for Gold Members

$3,585.00 General Price

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Mastering Enrollment Management

Date(s): 10/20/2019 — 10/23/2019 Location: San Diego, CA Status: Open Credits: 30 IACP

Unveil the root causes for declining enrollment at your private-independent school. Join us and 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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$3,585.00
for Gold Members

$3,047.00 General Price

$2,935.00 Second Person Pricing