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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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The Board Presidency

Date(s): 4/27/2019 — 4/28/2019 Location: Charlotte, NC Status: Confirmed 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

webinar

Your Marketing Message Framework

Date(s): 5/1/2019 Status: Open Credits: 1 IACP

ISM recommends that schools develop or refine a suite of Purpose and Outcome Statements. This webinar will walk attendees through what each of those statements means and the steps for creating them to clearly differentiate your school from the competition.

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$156.00
General Price

webinar

Leadership Assimilation and Inboarding

Date(s): 5/15/2019 Status: Open

This webinar is meant to give you an overview of an effective approach to managing leadership change in schools. The purpose of a leadership assimilation process is to make a conscious effort to avoid the all-too-human elements that threaten the development of a trusting team. It is a simple learning model that is efficient, engaging, and meaningful for any team with a new leader.

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$156.00
General Price

workshop

Leading the Effective Upper School

Date(s): 6/24/2019 — 6/28/2019 Location: Minneapolis, MN Status: Confirmed

Feel confident in your role as an upper school leader by attending this weeklong workshop. Work alongside fellow upper school Division Heads to strengthen your leadership skills, learn how to navigate change, promote a healthy school culture, achieve your school and personal goals, and support your school’s mission.

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$4,095.00
for Gold Members

$4,818.00 General Price

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Balance Your Roles as Upper School Dean of Students

Date(s): 6/24/2019 — 6/28/2019 Location: Minneapolis, MN Status: Open

The Upper School Dean of Students must balance working as an advocate for the students and as a disciplinarian to support the school culture. Attend this workshop to explore how to manage these roles while furthering your school’s mission and keeping students first in everything that you do.

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$4,095.00
for Gold Members

$4,818.00 General Price

workshop

The New Admission Director

Date(s): 6/24/2019 — 6/27/2019 Location: Minneapolis, MN Status: Confirmed Credits: 30 IACP

Get the big-picture view of the factors most impacting your ability to recruit and re-recruit mission-appropriate students. Through ISM’s admission funnel model, observe sound strategies, common pitfalls, and well-developed solutions to the most frequent issues arising in private school Admission Offices.

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$3,047.00
for Gold Members

$3,585.00 General Price