Last Updated: July 28, 2021
In an independent school, one of the primary responsibilities of the board of trustees is the hiring, nurturing, and evaluating of the head of school. The evaluation, when done correctly, enhances communication between the head and board around the school’s strategic goals. It establishes common goals for the year and utilizes appropriate assessments for measuring progress on those goals.
This is a recording of the November 3, 2021, webinar, Financial Wellness for Trustees. Is your school’s current trajectory sustainable in the long-term? What actions can you take in the next five years to ensure future choices?
The following is a recording from the heads of school virtual roundtable, which featured a discussion of current hot topics, followed by a presentation by Michael Nachbar and others from the GOA leadership team. They shared how they’ve created a student-focused competency-based grading system, and what insights they gained from data to deepen how and when they spot student struggles, and how they provide additional student support.