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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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Early Bird

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Leading the Effective Upper School

Date(s): 7/6/2020 — 7/10/2020 Location: Philadelphia, PA Status: Open

Feel confident in your role as an upper school leader by attending this weeklong workshop. Work alongside fellow upper school Division Heads to strengthen your leadership skills, learn how to navigate change, promote a healthy school culture, achieve your school and personal goals, and support your school’s mission.

Early Bird Discounts end 4/17/2020!
Standard Pricing: $4,259 Gold Members // $5,011 General

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$3,833.00
for Gold Members

$4,510.00 General Price

Early Bird

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Chairing Your Department: The First Five Years

Date(s): 7/6/2020 — 7/10/2020 Location: Philadelphia, PA Status: Open

Department Chairs must act as an essential bridge between your school’s Leadership Team and your educators. Learn how to bolster your leadership capabilities, sharpen your communications skills, manage your team with confidence, and support your school’s long-term goals.

Early Bird Discounts end 4/17/2020!
Standard Pricing: $4,259 Gold Members // $5,011 General 

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$3,833.00
for Gold Members

$4,510.00 General Price

Early Bird

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Balance Your Roles as Upper School Dean of Students

Date(s): 7/6/2020 — 7/10/2020 Location: Philadelphia, PA Status: Open

The Upper School Dean of Students must balance working as an advocate for the students and as a disciplinarian to support the school culture. Attend this workshop to explore how to manage these roles while furthering your school’s mission and keeping students first in everything that you do.

Early Bird Discounts end 4/17/2020!
Standard Pricing: $4,259 Gold Members // $5,011 General

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$3,833.00
for Gold Members

$4,510.00 General Price

Early Bird

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Strategic Financial Planning: A Comprehensive Approach

Date(s): 7/6/2020 — 7/8/2020 Location: Philadelphia, PA Status: Open 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.

Early Bird Discounts end 4/17/2020!
Standard Pricing: $2,377 Gold Members // $2,797 General // $1,604 Second Person

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$2,139.00
for Gold Members

$2,517.00 General Price

$1,604.00 Second Person Pricing

Early Bird

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Build a Strong Advisory Program

Date(s): 7/13/2020 — 7/16/2020 Location: Philadelphia, PA Status: Open

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.

Early Bird Discounts end 4/17/2020!
Standard Pricing: $3,169 Gold Members // $3,728 General // $2,289 Second Person

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$2,852.00
for Gold Members

$3,356.00 General Price

$2,289.00 Second Person Pricing

Early Bird

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

Date(s): 7/13/2020 — 7/15/2020 Location: Philadelphia, PA Status: Open 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. 

Early Bird Discounts end 4/17/2020!
Standard Pricing: $2,377 Gold Members // $2,797 General // $1,604 Second Person

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$2,139.00
for Gold Members

$2,517.00 General Price

$1,604.00 Second Person Pricing