ISM's Webinars are bite-sized professional development resources you can absorb right from your office—or wherever you like to work. Get the answers you need and the advice you know you can depend on without missing a beat on your campus. Our 60-minute sessions are packed with insightful research and tools that are promised to empower and engage you.

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Legal Aspects of COVID-19: How to Work With Employees, Banks, Landlords, and Parents

Date(s): 4/8/2020 Time: 12:00pm ET Status: Confirmed

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an enormous impact on private schools, creating questions such as:

  • Are school employees eligible for paid sick leave and expanded family medical leave? How can the school get this money back?
  • Should our school layoff or furlough employees? What’s the difference?
  • How can our school get a 90-day interest holiday on our bank loan?
  • How can our school get a reduction in rent from our landlord?
  • What should our school tell parents seeking a tuition refund?

Get these answers and more from three expert attorneys from Zarwin Baum DeVito Kaplan Schaer Toddy P.C.

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$156.00
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How to Conduct a Reduction in Force (RIF) With Care and Empathy

Date(s): 4/9/2020 Time: 2:00pm ET Status: Confirmed

One of the most difficult responsibilities for a School Head is making staffing decisions, particularly when nonrenewals or reductions in force are necessary. If your school must entertain such a possibility, explore how to answer the following questions with care and empathy.

  • Is this the right time for a reduction in force?
  • What outcome do you want to achieve?
  • Are there alternatives?
  • What positions and divisions will be impacted by this decision?
  • How do you control the public narrative?
  • How do you support the faculty and staff that remain?

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$156.00
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How to Plan the Perfect International Student Orientation

Date(s): 5/6/2020 Time: 3:00pm ET Status: Confirmed

Your international student orientation must be constructed to help bring these unique students into your school’s fold. Discover how to focus on the student experience to ensure these students are comfortable, enriched, and ready to start their school experience on the right foot.

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What Every School Ought to Know About the Ways Students Learn Best

Date(s): 5/13/2020 Time: 3:00pm ET Status: Confirmed

Establishing a positive learning environment requires that students feel involved and responsible for their learning, while being comfortable enough to fully engage in the process. Attention must be paid to the durability of learning and the conditions needed to ensure positive outcomes. Join us to understand how to create an encouraging learning environment to best support your students and your mission.

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The #1 Reason Why Schools Get Sued: The Ugly Truth About Employment Practices

Date(s): 6/3/2020 Time: 3:00pm ET Status: Confirmed Credits: 1 BCP

Schools (and businesses) get into trouble far too often in the areas of employment practices and human resources. In fact, over 60% of all claims or lawsuits brought against private schools are related to employment issues. Explore data, suggestions, and protocols to help protect your school in this area.

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Five Ways to Measure the Success of Your International Program

Date(s): 6/10/2020 Time: 3:00pm ET Status: Confirmed

Having a 360-degree view of any program is important—your international student program is no exception. Your school must understand the international student experience from the students' perspective, as well as your faculty and staff’s viewpoints.

Are you delivering on promises made? Does that delivery dovetail with your mission thereby enhancing your reputation in the international marketplace? Explore five ways to determine whether or not your international student program was successful this year.

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