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That’s Not My Job: Admission’s Influence in Creating Inclusive School Communities - Presentation
The role of admission directors used to focus exclusively on the admission of students with little regard to how they are engaged once they have matriculated to the community.
Pitch Practice: Creating Starters and Closers Across a School Community
While the title is baseball-centered, the purpose of this presentation is to show how one school used Daniel’s Pink’s argument for the importance of pitch practice in his book To…
It’s a Possession Game: 7 Coaching Tips for Handling an Admission Director Transition without Losing Momentum - Presentation
This is a story of space and angles, the move from defense to offense, and sideline coaching without ANY yelling at the refs. It is the story of veteran and…
Collegial Competitors: Working in a Consortium - Presentation
Do you wonder what is going on in the admission offices at competitor schools in your area?
Information for Strategic Enrollment Management: A User’s Guide - Presentation
Every definition of strategic enrollment management (SEM) describes it as a data-driven activity, a process dependent on the use of data to achieve desired goals.
Establishing Common Ground Between Enrollment and Technology Leaders - Presentation
Technology’s role in schools is highly visible, both in terms of delivering the program (blended learning, BYOD, making) and running the school (databases, websites, online applications).
Congratulations! You’ve Been Approved to Hire New Staff… Now What?
We all know how rare it is to get approval for new staff in the admission office, so if you’re fortunate enough to be given the go-ahead to hire a…
Secondary School Placement Counselor Resources: Where to Find Them and How to Use Them - Presentation
Working with students and parents to find, apply, and enroll in their next schools is no easy task, even for the veteran placement counselor!
One Year Later: Pathways to Leadership in Admission and Lessons Learned - Presentation
A new admission director can feel like a professional running in a forest with a blindfold.
From Diversity to Plurality - Presentation
We all tout having a “diverse” campus by listing student body demographics like gender, ethnicity, country of origin, international representation, state representation, financial aid awards, etc.
Innovating for Accessibility and Sustainability: New Horizons for Independent Schools - Presentation
Bridging the Gaps between the Admission, Retention, and Re-Engagement of Students and Alumni of Color - Presentation
Women and Admission: Transitions and New Challenges - Presentation
(Un)Privileged: The Cost of Being Poor at an Elite Institution - Presentation
School Profile - Hargrave Military Academy
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