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Safer Hiring and Recruiting

Our research shows that independent school hiring managers do not have the optimum training in how to leverage the interviewing and reference-checking process to specifically screen for safety. During this webinar, we will cover strategies to go in-depth with the […]

The Resiliency Boys Need

Adolescents worldwide had been struggling with mental health issues pre-pandemic. Now, of course, these struggles have become far worse. Boys are far less likely to admit to mental health struggles, let alone to seek help, than are girls. Research shows, […]

A Trauma-Informed Approach to Emergency Response Drills

Now more than ever, schools across the country are asking “how do we conduct emergency response drills within a school setting without traumatizing students and staff?” This can be a tricky balance. Recent events of school violence and active shooters […]

From Triage to Transforming: A Whole-School Approach to Well-Being

This workshop will provide educational leaders with a clear framework for building mental health awareness, self-reflection, and empowerment in their students, thereby improving their ability to thrive in their lives in the long-term. Participants will learn how and why current […]

Drafting and Enforcing An Ideal Enrollment Agreement

In this lively and interactive webinar, we will explore the critical elements of creating a legally enforceable enrollment agreement and common traps that independent schools should avoid when drafting. In addition, we will discuss lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic, such […]

Raising Money Now: Fundraising During Times of Economic Uncertainty

School leaders are asking how they can continue to raise needed funds in the current environment of economic uncertainty and, more importantly, how they can consider taking on a significant capital campaign given these conditions. This webinar will focus on […]

Book Club With Author Michael Horn

Join a thoughtful discussion with Michael Horn on his most recent book From Reopen to Reinvent: (Re)Creating School for Every Child. In From Reopen to Reinvent, distinguished education strategist Michael Horn offers a practical blueprint to rebuilding an education system that is […]

How to Conduct an Effective Classroom Walkthrough

In this webinar, participants will learn how to conduct effective classroom walkthroughs based on the research and practice of Madeline Hunter’s Mastery Teaching. We will discuss why regular classroom visits are critical to teacher development, what to look for while in […]

Leading From the Second Position 

Assistant and associate heads of school occupy a special role as their influence in the community adds great value throughout the entire school. Sitting in these roles requires insight that is not always available to the head of school. However, […]

Using Data Science to Enhance Strategic & Financial Planning

Given the challenging and volatile environments independent schools face, it is vital to use data science and research to shape your strategic plans and financial decisions. Join Harry Bloom of Measuring Success to explore strategic planning and forecasting accuracy as […]