The way we transition and orient new students and their families to our campus can play a vital role in retention, and thus have an impact on your overall enrolment.
Carl Rogers, an influential American psychologist and one of the founders of the humanistic approach to psychology, said, “The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.” In the ever-changing world of independent schools it seems at times that the only constant is change.
Webster’s Dictionary defines equity as, “justice according to natural law or right; specifically: freedom from bias or favoritism.” So what does it mean to lead from an equitable perspective in the world of enrollment management?
When I started working in independent schools over a decade ago, I remember thinking that I had a lot to learn. I was a teacher at the time, but quickly learned one of the meanings of “need blind financial aid.”
To garner institutional support and confidence, we must work to build and sustain collaborative relationships with colleagues throughout our institutions.
The USC/CERPP Leadership in Enrollment Management certificate program has gotten me thinking a lot about how the enrollment management job is about creating a partnership within your school community.