Tuesday, March 12th will feature a special session “Manage up, Down and Sideways”, led by Ellen Stein and Ann Sullivan, who have both served as Directors of Development prior to assuming their Headships, Ellen at the Dalton School and Ann at both School of the Holy Child (Rye) and Lincoln School (Providence). Currently retired, they have formed a partnership, Sullivan Stein Education Solutions. They will be joined by L.J. Mitchell, the current Director of Development at The Calhoun School following his work at LREI, Mary McDowell Friends School and The Churchill School. Whether you are the Director of Advancement, a senior member of the Advancement Team, or a newcomer to a role on the Team, it is important to manage up, down and sideways to establish your leadership and to mobilize the Head of School, the Director, as well as colleagues in the entire Administration.
This year's theme: Social Action and Making the Case.
Advancement professionals fundraise, communicate, and connect in service of our school's mission to shape character and develop social responsibility.At this year's conference we will explore how independent schools' common commitment to social action informs, shapes, and drives our work.
Helps you keep your school competitive with access to invaluable insider information about how peers in your specific market are doing business.
Connections to professionals in your field enhance your understanding and perspective.
Taking time to think big is critical to developing and achieving long-term strategic goals. You need time away from the daily routine to do this.
For 'small shop' professionals, this is an essential opportunity to compare notes, learn best practices, and come home with strategies you can apply to your work.
Presenters will includeindustry professionals and your colleagues for a mix of cutting edge theory and real-life success stories.
Mental health is a thing. As is the particular support only offered by a community of your peers. We know attention to health and wellness are essential for the success of our students and our teachers - that commitment also needs to extend to the advancement team to get the results your school wants and needs!