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At The Enrollment Management Association, we believe that the admission practices of the past will not sustain the independent schools of the future.  Every day, we serve enrollment leaders, increasing their success through the best science, research, and training.  Because when great schools enroll great students, everything is possible.

Financial Aid Training Series

FA Training Series

Our on-demand financial aid training series, delivered by leading experts, provides sound strategic and tactical advice. Get the financial aid training you need, when you need it, through the most affordable professional development programming available on the market.

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Suzanne Walker BuckRector/Head of School,
Chatham Hall (VA)

Suzanne Walker BuckRector/Head of School, Chatham Hall (VA)

Suzanne is the rector and head of school at Chatham Hall (VA). She began her career at Westminster School (CT), where she worked in the office of admission, served as director of financial aid, coached field hockey and lacrosse, and ran a dorm. She continued her school work at Fay School (MA), where she served as both director of the international student program and director of admission. Suzanne then went on to work at New Hampton School (NH), where as director of enrollment management, she worked collaboratively to increase applications by more than 50%, and to significantly enhance process selectivity and yield. She has presented at multiple conferences including those sponsored by The Enrollment Management Association, The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS), and Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA). Suzanne is a member of our Enrollment Management Think Tank and a faculty member of the Erdmann Institute, and also serves on the TABS board. Suzanne holds a master’s degree in clinical social work from Columbia University and a Master of Education from Harvard University.