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As schools face the continued implications of the Coronavirus, there are some operational elements for the Board and School Head to consider.Read More
It’s a stressful time for everyone. As families face the unknown impact of the Coronavirus, there is much that your school can do to help alleviate concerns. Use the following strategies to communicate effectively with your families and keep your bonds strong.Read More
Worries about the novel Coronavirus, coupled with the downturn of the markets, has raised questions in many Development Offices. Leaders want to respond sensitively to people’s concerns, while continuing to work to fulfill fundraising goals.Read More
With Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases rapidly increasing around the world, it is likely just a matter of time before cases reach your area, if they have not already done so. The impact COVID-19, or any pandemic, can have on schools and children is significant. That said, there are three important areas for schools to consider: Nonpharmaceutical interventions (NPIs), communication, and continuity of your school’s mission.Read More
International students remaining in the United States over scheduled school breaks, due to imposed travel restrictions as well as the parents’ concerns for their safety, creates new responsibilities.Read More
A well-thought out and data-driven annual giving program is the foundation for your school’s culture of giving. Building an exciting and inspiring annual giving program can be overwhelming. Where do you start?Read More
In the five years that ISM has seen schools implement continuous enrollment, there has been only positive feedback and not a single negative outcome. Schools report positive results on enrollment and retention.Read More
Charge your Committee on Trustees with the review and revision of this Due Diligence Checklist for approval by the full Board. The checklist, as amended to suit your Board, can become a living document to help maintain your Board’s strategic function and achievement of strategic goals.Read More
Regardless of the reasons why a family falls behind on payments, tuition discussion can be uncomfortable for all parties. Fortunately, there are ways that your school can navigate these topics while protecting its interests.Read More
When you call a meeting, everyone in the room spends time they could use to work on other responsibilities. How do you ensure that time is well-spent?Read More