• Position-specific professional development for private-independent school administrators

    Our targeted workshops really make a difference in your job performance and your school.

  • Summer Institute 2014 Registration is OPEN!

    Whatever your goals are—where ever you want your career to go—we’ll help you set the path to excellence. Join us for top-notch, position-specific, professional development and peer-networking opportunities for private-independent school administrators! Register now with a deposit and save!

  • Board Presidency

    Gain leadership, assessment, and planning strategies that keep your school viable and sustainable through the good times and the bad. Designed for all Board Presidents, Chairs of Committees on Trustees, Heads of School, and others in leadership positions.

  • Advancement Academy 2014

    Invest one week this summer that will help you take your school’s advancement efforts to a new level. Work with a mentor, build a network of your peers, and learn skills tailored to your needs. It’s the premier professional development experience for private-independent school development, admission, and marketing/communications leaders—and their teams.

  • NEW for 2014: Business and Operations Academy

    Your job is to ensure that your school is fiscally sound, legally compliant, and safe for your entire school community. Join us at the academy to learn essential strategies to achieve these foundational goals and develop your professional support network.

Workshops Calendar

June 22 - 25, 2014

Stowe, VT

Admission 101: The First Three Years (Stowe)

Confirmed

Stowe, VT

Student-Centered Parent Relations

Open

Stowe, VT

Development 101: Essentials for the New Development Officer

Confirmed

Stowe, VT

Admission 201: Mastering Enrollment Management

Confirmed

June 22 - 28, 2014

Stowe, VT

Scheduling Without Conflict

Open

Stowe, VT

Managing the Private-Independent School Business Office: The First Five Years

Open

June 25 - 28, 2014

Stowe, VT

Hands-on Advisory: Curriculum, Themes, and Activities

Confirmed

Stowe, VT

Marketing For Admission

Confirmed

Stowe, VT

Development 201: Cultivating, Soliciting, and Stewarding Your Donors

Confirmed

June 26 - 27, 2014

Stowe, VT

Strategically Managing Your Growing Financial Aid Demand

Confirmed

July 6 - 9, 2014

Stowe, VT

Scheduling the Elementary School Program

Confirmed

Stowe, VT

Preparing for a Blockbuster Capital Campaign

Open

Stowe, VT

Moving to the Middle: The Middle School Dean of Students

Confirmed

July 6 - 12, 2014

Salt Lake City, UT

Leading the Effective Middle School

Confirmed

Salt Lake City, UT

Directing the Athletic and PE Programs

Confirmed

Salt Lake City, UT

Leading the Effective Lower School

Confirmed

Salt Lake City, UT

Leading the Effective Upper School

Confirmed

Stowe, VT

Balance Your Contrasting Roles as Dean of Students

Confirmed

July 9 - 12, 2014

Salt Lake City, UT

Chairing Your Department: The First Five Years (Salt Lake City)

Confirmed

Salt Lake City, UT

Admission 101: The First Three Years (Salt Lake City)

Confirmed

Stowe, VT

Heading the Small School

Confirmed

Stowe, VT

The Vital Role of the Head's Administrative Assistant

Confirmed

Stowe, VT

The Assistant Headship

Confirmed

Stowe, VT

Creating and Sustaining an Alumni Program

Confirmed

July 12 - 13, 2014

Stowe, VT

The Board Presidency

Open

July 13 - 16, 2014

Stowe, VT

The Well-Kept Campus: Strategies for the Facilities Manager

Confirmed

Stowe, VT

Your Annual Fund From A to Z

Confirmed

Stowe, VT

Transformative Academic Leadership: Fostering a Growth-Focused and Student-Centered Culture

Confirmed

Stowe, VT

Directing a Mission-Appropriate Educational Tech Program

Confirmed

July 13 - 17, 2014

Stowe, VT

Comprehensive Faculty Development: From Recruitment to Evaluation to Retention

Confirmed

July 14 - 15, 2014

Stowe, VT

Strategic Financial Planning: Skills and Implementation

Confirmed

July 16 - 19, 2014

Stowe, VT

Hands-on K-12 Technology: Key Tools for the Classroom

Open

Stowe, VT

Teaching in the "Block": Engaging Students for Profound Learning

Confirmed

Stowe, VT

Chairing Your Department: The First Five Years (Stowe)

Confirmed

Stowe, VT

Marketing for Development

Open

July 17 - 18, 2014

Stowe, VT

Writing Clinic: Marketing Your Annual Fund

Confirmed

July 18 - 19, 2014

Stowe, VT

Teaching Excellence II (Stowe)

Open

July 21 - 25, 2014

San Diego, CA

Advancement Academy 2014

Confirmed

October 19 - 23, 2014

Scottsdale, AZ

Business and Operations Academy

Open

November 5 - 8, 2014

Grove Isle Resort, Miami, FL

19th Annual Heads Retreat

Open

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