Virtual Workshops
Virtual Workshops
Virtual Workshops

Virtual Workshops

Explore, engage, and empower your school with professional development from ISM.

Dig into the “nuts and bolts” around your day-to-day operations from the comfort of campus.

Our Virtual Workshops, offered at various times throughout the school year, address questions and deliver solutions you can implement right away for immediate impact in your role.

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How to Lead and Sustain a High-Performing Administrative Team

Date(s): 6/17/2024 — 2/21/2024 Status: Open

Discover how to become a strong leader and build successful, healthy administrative teams.

The ever-increasing uncertainties facing independent school leadership in the market, in multi-generational faculty expectations, and in a world of increasing neuro-divergence in our students make the demand for decisive, steady, and empathetic leadership greater than ever. While the needs of the individual leader are important, never before has the effectiveness of a healthy, high-functioning team required greater attention.

Identify the strengths you bring to your administrative or Leadership Team, and learn how to create team excellence when managing up, down, and among peers. After this course, you’ll reap the results of strong leadership, healthy cultures, clear purpose, and powerful relationships.

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$2,475.00
General & Silver

$2,230.00 Gold

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For Teachers: How to Succeed When You’re New to Teaching in Independent Schools

Date(s): 6/17/2024 — 6/18/2024 Status: Open

Explore foundational strategies to help you launch into your new role in an independent school, regardless of how long you’ve been teaching.

Independent schools are unlike any other educational setting. Teachers—attend this workshop to gain the tools you need to be successful from day one. Develop a foundational understanding of how independent schools work, how your school’s mission influences your role as a teacher, and how to flourish from the first day in your new school community.

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$1,645.00
General & Silver

$1,480.00 Gold

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How to Successfully Transition From Teacher to Administrator

Date(s): 6/17/2024 — 6/18/2024 Status: Open

Learn how to transition your skills as an educator to take on leadership roles in school administration.

If you’re considering a move into private school administration, gain the tools and strategies to be successful. Examine what it means to be an academic administrator in a private school. With an understanding of your leadership vision and motivation, you’ll be better prepared to make the move successfully. Discover how to prepare and what to expect so you can make sound decisions for your future.

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$1,645.00
General & Silver

$1,480.00 Gold

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Rethinking Student Assessment: Collecting Authentic Evidence of Learning

Date(s): 6/20/2024 — 6/21/2024 Status: Open

Explore new methodologies for collecting evidence of meaningful, authentic student learning and comprehension.

Are your students involved in hands-on work that keeps them actively engaged? Do they produce work and perform tasks that they believe are purposeful?

It’s time to think about your school’s approach to assessment—that is, how you measure evidence of learning and achievement. Join us in an exploration of common student measurements, like multiple-choice tests, timed writings, worksheets, and other basic skills tests as we rethink how to collect authentic indications of student learning.

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$1,645.00
General & Silver

$1,480.00 Gold

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For Administrators: How to Ensure Teachers New to Independent Schools Succeed

Date(s): 7/15/2024 — 7/16/2024 Status: Open

Discover how to help teachers new to independent schools easily and successfully transition to their new role.

Administrators, are you ready to give your new teachers the tools they need to be successful right out of the gate? Explore how to share the culture of independent schools, communicate expectations, and empower your new teachers to deliver your mission with excellence.

Through discussions and hands-on work, workshop participants will review independent school best practices to be shared with teachers and how to adapt a framework for predictability and support. They will also gain an understanding of potential pitfalls that new teachers should avoid.

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$1,645.00
General & Silver

$1,480.00 Gold

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The Assistant Headship: Leading From Outside the Circle

Date(s): 7/15/2024 — 7/18/2024 Status: Open

Learn how you can become an even better leader in your school as you assist your School Head.

No two Assistant Head job descriptions are the same. But whether you have a particular administrative purview or act as second-in-command over the whole school, to be successful you must be adaptable while maintaining a whole-school perspective.

You will leave this workshop with an action plan in hand that will deepen your understanding of the business of schools, influence your professional path, and allow you to better collaborate with your School Head.

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$2,475.00
General & Silver

$2,230.00 Gold