We specialize in all realms of school administration such as enrollment, board development, fundraising, faculty training and support, outreach, business operations, and parental involvement.
A superior educational program and mission does not always translate into a well-run school. Over the course of several visits, we gather information to assess the overall strength and effectiveness of business and administrative operations. Through individual interviews and written questionnaires, we focus on people - their abilities, responsibilities and interactions with colleagues. We listen, obtain an overview, and present impartial, objective recommendations for improvement. Focusing on individuals, our human-centered approach conveys your staff is heard, appreciated and integral to your school.
Continuing to attract new students, as well as retaining your current students, is essential to the future of your school. A solid enrollment is a corner stone of a successful school. We assist in evaluating the effectiveness of your enrollment strategies - creating a detailed, well-defined plan for student outreach.
A strong board fully understands their role as part of the foundation of the school. We work with your board to:
Without a clearly defined plan for fundraising and a database of donors, success is unlikely. We present you with an objective view of how others see your school and the associated impact on fundraising. Together, we develop a multi-faceted approach for successful fundraising, including
The decision to seek accreditation is transformational for a school. Now that your faculty, board, staff and parents are excited, you need to maintain momentum. The volumes of paperwork associated with seeking accreditation require a major time commitment, dedication to the end result and knowledge of the process. Our experienced professionals assist, advise and guide you on this worthwhile endeavor. We are by your side, on-site, to support you throughout the entire process - from the completion of documentation to the visit from the accreditation team.
The complexity of school leadership is unique and requires specific training. In many non-public schools, the administration has not completed formal coursework in school administration, let alone training under the auspices of that particular school movement. These barriers add to the challenges the administrator already faces and spell the difference between an effective or an ineffective administrator. Our mentoring service includes weekly video or phone conferences, periodic on-site visits, and regular communication with the administrator regarding ongoing issues.