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The Importance of Investing in Professional Development

School Head ● February 9, 2020

As education professionals, you’re probably passionate about fostering a love of lifelong learning among your students. But we’ve found that many leaders are so focused on their school and their students that they overlook themselves and their leaders when it comes to ongoing learning.

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What Does a Growth Goal Look Like?

Academic Leadership ● February 9, 2020

Each day, people set goals for themselves at work and at home. In school, students set goals for achieving academically and performing well in their extracurricular activities. We see the value of teachers and administrators setting goals for themselves, and how this has the potential to benefi...

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9 "Failure Strategies" for Your Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees ● February 9, 2020

As Board President, you are always concerned with the Board’s success and its governance of your school. With this in mind, consider the following nine strategies that are likely to lead your school to failure.

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How to Master Parent Communication

Advancement ● February 2, 2020

It’s up to the Marketing and Communications Department to set the tone for your school’s parent communication strategy. We recommend using these tactics to guide your efforts.

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Insurance Questions to Ask; Answers to Have

Business and Operations ● February 2, 2020

The Business Office is the foundation of private school operations. A well-run Office, with the correct procedures, plans, and safeguards in place, helps keep all other aspects of the school in good order. As part of running an effective office, the Business Manager or CFO must ask the right questions and take the right steps. Today we’ve compiled some questions you might not think to ask when it comes to your school’s insurance policies.

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How Private Schools Should Respond to the Coronavirus

Private School News ● January 29, 2020

The coronavirus, a quick-spreading respiratory illness, has reached the United States. Many schools are wondering how to react now that additional cases have been confirmed in the U.S., including cases on college campuses. Schools with vibrant international student programs are looking for guidance.

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