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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Whether you’re a veteran Business Manager or new to the world of independent schools, this workshop is designed to help you excel as a strategic leader in business and operations. Master the tactics you must know to move your Business Office forward and discover how to support your private-independent school’s mission for years to come.
This workshop will be combined with The New School Head, which will allow Business Managers and School Heads to explore their complementary roles and responsibilities, helping to build engaged and aligned teams.
Unveil the root causes for declining enrollment at your private-independent school. Join us and learn how to collect and use data to determine the nature of the decline—and to pinpoint specific strategies to address the contributing factors.
for Gold Members
$3,585.00 General Price
$2,201.00 Second Person Pricing
Learn the latest research in scheduling and classroom instruction, going back to basics to create a healthy schedule that reduces conflict and enhances the quality of your graduates. Refocus your school’s scheduling strategy on what’s best for your students to maximize their experiences with your school.
for Gold Members
$4,818.00 General Price
$2,935.00 Second Person Pricing
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.
Whether you’re a new Development Director or just joining a private-independent school, learn the foundational principles of development within your community that support your mission and drive it forward. Discover how your development strategy should fit into the overall advancement efforts of your school, the role of volunteer programs and special events in promoting community and philanthropic giving, and how to develop your custom action plan for the coming school year.
The efforts of the Marketing Communications Office are integral to your private-independent school, providing a unified message to your faculty and staff, students, families, and the larger community. Discover how to excel in this position through proven strategies, in-depth knowledge, and hands-on activities to create a marketing communication action plan you can immediately implement in the new school year.