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Learning as a Leader
What is the…personal attribute that allows individuals to keep learning, growing, and changing, to escape their fixed attitudes and habits? Not anything as narrow as ambition.
Inclusion Plus Equality: Ensuring Your Campus is LGBTQ-Friendly
When admitting students to an independent school, one of the most important questions enrollment professionals must answer is, "How well does this student 'fit' our school?"
Decisions, Decisions, Decisions
Application deadlines. Financial aid deadlines. Notification deadlines. Deadlines for international students versus U.S.; domestic boarding students versus day students.
Getting Your Faculty on the Admission Team Bus
Do your faculty understand the importance of greeting prospective families in the hallway during a campus tour?
You Have New Competition: Models That Challenge Independent School Value Propositions - Presentation
Independent schools have traditionally marketed themselves on small, highly-personal learning communities with countless opportunities for students to explore their passions.
Strategic Advancement: The Admission, Development, and Communications Collaboration - Presentation
Does the left hand know what the right is doing? Working in concert, the admission, development and communications offices can be far more effective than working alone in silos.
Corporate Experience: What Can Independent Schools Learn From The Business World? - Presentation
While educational institutions must always operate like businesses, they must also constantly balance pressures that might distract them from achieving their mission.
What Now? Current and Coming Legal Issues in the Admission Office - Presentation
The admission office manages so many issues—and then there are the legal ones lurking in the background.
It's a Partnership! - Presentation
In many independent schools, the head’s office and the admission office are often at the crossroads of controversy. But why?
The Admission Retreat: Re-Group, Re-Energize, Re-Focus - Presentation
In the day-to-day busyness of the admission office, where is the time for collegial, meaningful and uninterrupted discussion, debate and connectedness?
Addressing Socioeconomic Diversity: Bridges to Success for Underrepresented Students in Independent Schools - Presentation
Stranger in a Strange Land: Your First Year in a New School - Presentation
Soy Mi Cuento: Latina/o Students Bridging Multiple Worlds in Independent Schools - Presentation
Leadership: Is It from Your Position or Your Disposition? - Presentation
Disruptive School Change and the Admission Office - Presentation
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Leadership Related Blogs
Building an Admission Office for the 21st Century
In today’s competitive landscape, the most successful offices will be comprised of individuals whose professional profiles include specific and unique
If You Want People to Follow the Leader, Create Shared Vision
When people experience shared vision, they will follow the leader.
Be a part of the change
Be part of the discussion and help redefine independent education so we can continue to enroll kids who will be
Leaning In To Leadership
Take that next step in your leadership development.
Nothing can “fix” the immediate disappointment many of our applicant families will feel, but I believe we can and should
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