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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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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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24th Annual Heads Retreat

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

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

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Strategic Financial Planning: Skills and Implementation

Date(s): 1/11/2020 — 1/12/2020 Location: Houston, TX Status: Open Credits: 20 IACP/20 BCP

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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Student-Centered Scheduling

Date(s): 1/26/2020 — 1/31/2020 Location: Wilmington, DE Status: Open

Learn the latest research in scheduling and classroom instruction, going back to basics to create a healthy schedule that reduces conflict and enhances the quality of your graduates. Refocus your school’s scheduling strategy on what’s best for your students to maximize their experiences with your school.

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$4,095.00
for Gold Members

$4,818.00 General Price

$2,935.00 Second Person Pricing