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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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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

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The Board Presidency

Date(s): 10/19/2019 — 10/20/2019 Location: San Diego, CA Status: Open Credits: 10 IACP

The decisions that a Board makes today will be felt immediately and years from now. As Board President, you understand this, and you’re always looking for the best ways to keep your school viable and sustainable through the good times and the bad.

This weekend workshop will help you survive now and thrive in the years to come by giving you access to leadership, assessment, and planning strategies developed through ISM’s work with Boards at hundreds of private-independent schools.

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$1,941.00
for Gold Members

$2,284.00 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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$3,047.00
for Gold Members

$3,585.00 General Price

$2,201.00 Second Person Pricing

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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.

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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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Expo

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

CURRENT TRENDS | STRATEGIES & INSIGHT | NETWORKING

The Expo is a conference filled with 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.

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$248.00
for Gold Members

$648.00 General Price

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Support Student Success With Faculty Growth and Evaluation Teachers Love!

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

Research shows that a healthy, growth-focused faculty culture is the primary predictor of student performance, satisfaction, and enthusiasm.

A healthy school culture is the result of students receiving the appropriate balance of predictability and support from their teachers, teachers experiencing predictability and support from their school leaders, and the Head receiving this from the Board.

Discover how to create a student-centered culture that best serves your entire school community. 

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$2,038.00
for Gold Members

$2,398.00 General Price

$1,467.00 Second Person Pricing