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

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

  • What Next?

    That’s the question we’ll tackle at the 2015 Business Managers Retreat, as we take advantage of the economic upswing after the recent recession. Gather with your peers and return prepared to face any challenge the economy throws at your school!

  • Advancement Academy 2015

    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.

  • Fall Webinar Calendar is Here!

    Professional Development right from your office. Get the answers you need and the advice you know you can depend on without missing a beat on your campus.

    Our 60-minute sessions are packed with insightful research, tools, and resources that are promised to empower and engage you.

Workshops Calendar

January 10 - 11, 2015

Houston, TX

Strategic Financial Planning: Skills and Implementation (SYW-TX)

Wait-Listed

January 12 - 13, 2015

Georgia Tech Global Learning Center, GA

FAST: Award With Confidence

Open

January 25 - 31, 2015

Wilmington, DE

Scheduling Without Conflict

Confirmed

March 29 - Apr 1, 2015

Austin, TX

Business Managers Retreat

Open

June 21 - 24, 2015

Wilmington, DE

Admission 101: The First Three Years (Session I)

Open

Wilmington, DE

Student-Centered Parent Relations

Open

Wilmington, DE

Comprehensive Faculty Development: From Recruitment to Evaluation to Retention

Open

Wilmington, DE

Development 101: Essentials for the New Development Officer

Open

Wilmington, DE

Chairing Your Department: The First Five Years (Session I)

Open

Wilmington, DE

Admission 201: Mastering Enrollment Management

Open

June 21 - 25, 2015

Wilmington, DE

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

Open

June 24 - 27, 2015

Wilmington, DE

Not-for-Profit Accounting and Financial Reporting (For Business Managers)

Open

Wilmington, DE

Power and Influence: The Effective Female Leader

Open

Wilmington, DE

Marketing For Admission

Open

Wilmington, DE

Development 201: Cultivating, Soliciting, and Stewarding Your Donors

Open

June 25 - 26, 2015

Wilmington, DE

Strategically Managing Your Growing Financial Aid Demand

Open

Wilmington, DE

Admission Events: Tactics and Takeaways

Open

July 8 - 11, 2015

Wilmington, DE

Heading the Small School

Open

Wilmington, DE

Hands-on Advisory: Curriculum, Themes, and Activities

Open

Wilmington, DE

The Vital Role of the Head's Administrative Assistant

Open

Wilmington, DE

Preparing for a Blockbuster Capital Campaign

Open

July 9 - 10, 2015

Wilmington, DE

Train Your Faculty in Blended Learning

Open

July 11 - 12, 2015

Wilmington, DE

The Board Presidency

Open

July 12 - 15, 2015

Wilmington, DE

Admission 101: The First Three Years (Session II)

Open

Wilmington, DE

Financial Reporting for Heads, Directors, and Division Heads

Open

Wilmington, DE

Your Annual Fund From A to Z

Open

Wilmington, DE

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

Open

July 12 - 18, 2015

Denver-Westminster, CO

Leading the Effective Middle School

Open

Denver-Westminster, CO

Balance Your Contrasting Roles as Dean of Students

Open

Denver-Westminster, CO

Directing the Athletic and PE Programs

Open

Denver-Westminster, CO

Leading the Effective Lower School

Open

Denver-Westminster, CO

Leading the Effective Upper School

Open

Westminster/Denver, CO

Scheduling Without Conflict

Open

July 13 - 14, 2015

Wilmington, DE

Strategic Financial Planning: Skills and Implementation

Open

Wilmington, DE

The Double-Edged Sword of Diversity: Reframing Community Life Initiatives in Independent Schools

Open

July 15 - 18, 2015

Wilmington, DE

The Middle School Dean of Students: Moving the Middle

Open

Wilmington, DE

Directing a Mission-Appropriate Educational Tech Program

Open

Wilmington, DE

Grade-Level Deans: Create a Positive, Supportive Environment for Students

Open

Wilmington, DE

Looking After Your Major Donors

Open

July 16 - 17, 2015

Wilmington, DE

Writing Clinic: Marketing Your Annual Fund

Open

Wilmington, DE

Teaching Excellence II: A Growth-Based Teacher Evaluation Process

Open

July 19 - 22, 2015

Wilmington, DE

Chairing Your Department: The First Five Years (Session II)

Open

Wilmington, DE

The Well-Kept Campus: Strategies for the Facilities Manager

Open

July 27 - 31, 2015

Leesburg, VA

Advancement Academy 2015

Open

October 4 - 7, 2015

Wilmington, DE

Admission 101: The First Three Years (SYW)

Open

October 7 - 10, 2015

Wilmington, DE

Build Your Summer Program Into a Measurable Asset (Session I)

Open

October 11 - 15, 2015

San Diego, CA

Business and Operations Academy

Open

November 4 - 7, 2015

Wilmington, DE

Build Your Summer Program Into A Measurable Asset (Session II)

Open

November 11 - 14, 2015

Hotel Del Coronado, San Diego, CA

20th Annual Heads Retreat

Open

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