Lead with Clarity.
Every school leader strives to lead their school with clarity. You aim to support your school’s mission to ensure long-term viability, while providing exciting futures for your students and continuous growth for yourself.
Continue your quest to be an exceptional school leader with ISM’s professional development events. No matter your goals or level of experience, there’s an opportunity to elevate your knowledge and your school to the next level of excellence.
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LIVE SESSIONS: Thursdays throughout April 2021 at 12 p.m. Eastern Time
Free private-school-specific data, news, and actionable advice from medical experts
As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, get the information you need to guide your future decisions. Cut through the noise with free weekly COVID-19 updates—specifically for private schools—without trying to parse through all the information on your own.
These webinars are designed for administrative and pandemic response teams. Sign up for this package to attend all webinars live or watch the recordings at a time that works for you.
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- Are you looking for new ways to retain or boost international enrollment in fall 2021?
- Do you worry about the well-being of these students and want strategies to support them?
- Are you wondering how to manage or grow your international student program post-COVID-19?
- Have you struggled to maintain strategic relationships with recruiters?
Join this free Q&A with ISM Consultant Jacqui Yamada. She'll share what she has learned about working with international students and their families. Additionally, she'll outline what needs to be done to ensure their well-being.
Online Course Timeframe: April 19–20, 2021 | Synchronous Meetings Times: 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m., 1–2 p.m., and 3–4:30 p.m. Eastern Time
Schools are driven by the ever-increasing demand for more funding, yet are also aware of return on investment. Therefore, many focus their fundraising efforts on major gifts.
Even in these uneasy times, it is possible to collect major gifts by using foundational approaches to build and solidify relationships with your biggest donors. Some might argue this has never been more important. This workshop explores a proven methodology for creating a fundraising program that produces generous returns, now and in the future.
$1,128.00 Gold $1,409.00 General & Silver
Online Course Timeframe: April 20–21, 2021 | Synchronous Meetings Times: 11 a.m.–12:15 p.m., 1:30–2:45 p.m., and 3:15–4:30 p.m. Eastern Time
In these times of disruption and change, it is more important than ever to foster a stable environment that supports teachers. This ensures they can respond to the challenges at hand and can continue delivering your school’s mission with excellence.
Attend this online workshop to engage in meaningful conversations about transforming your culture. You’ll explore a mission-driven and comprehensive approach to hiring and induction, assessing and enhancing faculty and school culture, faculty growth and evaluation, corrective action, selective retention, and coaching and mentoring.
$1,128.00 Gold $1,409.00 General & Silver
$899.00 Second Person
Online Course Timeframe: April 20–May 14, 2021 | Synchronous Meetings Times: Tuesdays from 1-2:30 p.m. Eastern Time
The simple fact is this: Schools need to utilize inbound marketing strategies today more than ever.
Why? Because families are doing more online research about schools than ever before (especially during the pandemic). You need a way to “pre-sell” them on your school, distinguishing your educational program from the competition and establishing its valued position in your community.
Learn how to create an inbound marketing strategy will help you accomplish these goals. Discover how to build a complete inbound marketing plan that will drive admission inquiries and enrollment.
The Workshop Leaders Discuss the Biggest Obstacles Marketing Leaders Face Right Now
$1,032.00 Gold $1,289.00 General & Silver
Your school aims to create curious lifelong learners, but do the student measurements you use reflect that goal? It’s time to think about your school’s approach to assessment—that is, how you measure evidence of learning and achievement.
Join us in an interrogation of common student measurements like multiple-choice tests, timed writings, worksheets, and other basic skills tests, as we rethink how to collect authentic evidence of student learning. Leave ready to dive deeper into your school’s approach and consider the changes you could make moving forward.
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Online Course Timeframe: April 28–29, 2021 | Synchronous Meetings Times: 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. and 3–4:30 p.m. Eastern time
- Is your school considering the best mission- and values-driven curriculum for your students?
- Are you unsure if AP classes are still the best way to enhance student learning?
- Do you want to provide meaningful content that is unique to the needs of your students?
If your school continues to offer standardized courses based on external content goals, you're missing out on a student-centered approach. Courses should fit the unique interests and needs of the learners enrolled at your schools. It's time to reevaluate.
Explore why and how your school must evaluate your existing curriculum and redesign it to better benefit your learners. See how schools have achieved success in moving from Advanced Placement toward coursework that is more meaningful, authentic, and relevant to students.
$871.00 Gold $1,089.00 General & Silver