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Counselors Virtual Roundtable Resources – November 18, 2021

The November roundtable discussion was facilitated by Elizabeth Maglio and Amy Poag from the Memphis University School. Questions, discussion points, and resource links are shared below. Classroom Education vs Assembly Speakers – What is most effective? Classroom education and assembly […]

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Virtual Roundtable Resources – November 17, 2021

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Data Collection Tools for Financial Planning

Palmer Ball, assistant to the head for finance at St. Joseph’s Catholic School and executive director of the Palmetto Association of Independent Schools, shared vital financial planning tools all schools should have during the 2021 SAIS Annual Conference in October. […]

Understanding and Developing Anti-Racist Policies and Programs

Strategies To Reduce Bias In Your School

Sample Charts for Salary Information, Years of Service, and Employee Headcount

These templates from Palmer Ball help schools organize data comparing both independent and public school salaries including years of service and degrees earned. Additional charts for staff classification are included.

Net Tuition Revenue Analysis Tool

This tool from Palmer Ball calculates the net tuition revenue per student and grade. It can be used to analyze tuition trends from previous years. The net tuition by grade worksheet is a companion to the analysis tool.

Higher Education Price Index (HEPI) Calculation Tool

The Higher Education Price Index (HEPI) is the recommended manner of determining if a school’s tuition increase is sufficient to cover the true increased annual costs of operation. This tool from Palmer Ball helps schools develop this metric. The 2021 […]

DASL Comparison Template

This template from Palmer Ball helps schools collect data, observe trends, and draw conclusions from five to ten years of important data points.

DASL Comparative Data Benchmark Schools

This tool from Palmer Ball assists schools in collecting comparative data for tuition, enrollment, endowment and more.