Professional development events to take you, your team, and your school to the next level of excellence.

Summer Institute

JUNE 16–AUGUST 5, 2021

Choose from 20+ online, topic-focused workshops to develop new skills, learn research-backed strategies, and gain confidence in your role as a private school administrator.

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Virtual Advancement Summit

JULY 20–22, 2021

The only live, comprehensive distance-learning event for private school enrollment management, development, and marketing leaders.

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Webinars

YEAR ROUND

Available for free to all ISM members, our webinars supply timely information needed for schools to make decisions, connect with successful peers, and lead with clarity.

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On-Demand Learning

YEAR ROUND

Introducing: Engaging Students in Any Length Period— Asynchronous Learning Workshop

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Learning Events for Every Private School Leader

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Transforming Student Assessment: Determining Authentic Evidence of Learning

Date(s): 6/14/2021 — 6/15/2021 Status: Open

It’s time to think about your school’s approach to assessment—that is, how you measure evidence of learning and achievement. Explore how to assess learning that illustrates true comprehension and make changes moving forward. Changing how you think about assessment and evidence of learning can help alter these attitudes about learning and achievement, and shift the focus to measures that matter.

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$986.00
Platinum Members

$1,128.00 Gold $1,409.00 General & Silver

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Architect a Mission-Driven Strategic Academic Plan

Date(s): 6/16/2021 — 6/18/2021 Status: Open

Strategic academic planning ensures your team stays aligned on priorities, has the resources it needs, and achieves your goal of providing a well-rounded education for your students. But this isn’t a static process—it’s an innovative system requiring consistent iteration and innovation. Discover the fundamental steps of developing a Strategic Academic Plan to ensure you have a sound path to follow into an uncertain future.

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$944.30
Platinum Members

$1,079.20 Gold $1,349.00 General & Silver

$809.40 Second Person

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The New Admission Director

Date(s): 6/20/2021 — 6/23/2021 Status: Wait-listed Credits: 30 IACP

This workshop date is waitlisted—see our open July date. When it comes to private school admission, your recruitment and re-recruitment efforts are paramount to your school’s long-term viability. Build an effective Admission Office team that understands and utilizes the admission funnel so you can generate more applications and inquiries from day one. Learn best practices and the key roles within an Admission Office with the goal of building an effective team.

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$944.30
Platinum Members

$1,079.20 Gold $1,349.00 General & Silver

$809.40 Second Person

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Student-Centered Scheduling Design

Date(s): 6/21/2021 — 6/25/2021 Status: Open

Examine the latest research in scheduling and classroom instruction to guarantee a strong, healthy schedule that enhances the quality of your graduates. Return to your school with incredible quantities of up-to-date research and modern scheduling strategies, and an action plan that walks you through improving your school’s schedule design and process.

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$1,410.50
Platinum Members

$1,612.00 Gold $2,015.00 General & Silver

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Directing the Athletic and PE Programs

Date(s): 6/21/2021 — 6/24/2021 Status: Open

Learn the ins and outs of the Athletic Director role so you can effectively promote and maintain your school’s athletic program. Discover how to create and implement physical education initiatives that encourage students to lead happy and healthy lives, while maintaining policies that protect their safety.

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$1,180.20
Platinum Members

$1,348.80 Gold $1,686.00 General & Silver

$1,011.60 Second Person

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Chairing Your Department: The First Five Years

Date(s): 6/21/2021 — 6/25/2021 Status: Open

This workshop date is waitlisted—see our open July date. Department Chairs must act as an essential bridge between a school's Leadership Team and the faculty. Explore strategies for exercising leadership, communicating openly, and running your department effectively. Discover how to facilitate change and support your colleagues to deliver your mission with excellence.

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$1,410.50
Platinum Members

$1,612.00 Gold $2,015.00 General & Silver

$1,209.00 Second Person

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Strategic Financial Planning: A Comprehensive Approach

Date(s): 6/22/2021 — 6/24/2021 Status: Open Credits: 30 IACP/30 BCP

Strategic planning helps reset a school’s direction and brings about meaningful institutional growth. Understand the important elements that are required to create an effective strategic plan. Discuss effective Board structure, explore your school’s marketplace stance, and learn how to quantify your school's perceived value. Discover the steps you must take now to protect your school for the future.

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$944.30
Platinum Members

$1,079.20 Gold $1,349.00 General & Silver

$809.40 Second Person

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The New Marketing Communications Director

Date(s): 6/22/2021 — 6/24/2021 Status: Open Credits: 30 IACP

Discover how to excel as a Marketing Communications Director. We’ll share our proven strategies, in-depth knowledge—inviting you to participate in hands-on activities. Create a marketing communication action plan you can immediately implement.

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$944.30
Platinum Members

$1,079.20 Gold $1,349.00 General & Silver

$809.40 Second Person

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Capital Campaign Mastery: Design and Implement an Extraordinary Campaign

Date(s): 6/22/2021 — 6/24/2021 Status: Open Credits: 30 IACP

Your school, whether large or small, can run a successful capital campaign—with the correct preparation. Explore the dynamics of independent school fundraising to support your school’s ability to make a difference for your students. Become more confident in your own role and understand how to maximize the capacity of your volunteer and donor base.

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$944.30
Platinum Members

$1,079.20 Gold $1,349.00 General & Silver

$809.40 Second Person

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Dollars and Sense for the New School Head

Date(s): 6/28/2021 — 6/30/2021 Status: Open

Whether you’re a brand-new Head or one who wants a refresher on fiscal management, discover how to develop a financial success framework to ensure school success. Rely on ISM’s tools and strategies to help you feel more confident in financial conversations and contribute positively to the long-term financial viability of your school.

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$944.30
Platinum Members

$1,079.20 Gold $1,349.00 General & Silver

$809.40 Second Person

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