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Does Your School’s Brand Need to Claim “Academic Excellence”?

Posted by on May 13th, 2024
Posted in Blog, Independent Schools

What’s driving our reconsideration of academic excellence and its relationship to your school’s brand?

When independent schools first began to embrace the idea of building a strategic brand, it was because they saw an opportunity to stand out in a sea of sameness. What do you do when what makes you unique becomes the baseline?

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Did You Meet Your Enrollment Goals? If Not, Take a Look at Your Brand

Posted by on April 22nd, 2024
Posted in Blog, Independent Schools, Nonprofit Branding

Are your school admissions numbers lacking? Your admissions numbers are directly tied to the strength of your school’s brand. When you can send strong signals to families about your brand and community experience before they’ve ever set foot on campus, you’re one step ahead in communicating your unique value.

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Unstick Your Trustees From Micromanagement Mode

Posted by on January 29th, 2024
Posted in Blog, Independent Schools, Strategic Planning

It’s time to redirect your board’s energy. First, by re-energizing board members with the big-picture possibilities of your mission. Then, by refocusing your board’s activities on that mission rather than putting out fires in the day-to-day.

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Focus More, Don’t Work More: 9 Leadership Lessons From My First Year as Head of School

Posted by on November 29th, 2023
Posted in Blog, Coaching, Independent Schools

Anna Moore, Head of The Howard School shares what she learned in her first year as head that can help you reach your own goals and be a more confident and effective leader.

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Hazards Ahead: Prepare Your School for 2024

Posted by on November 29th, 2023
Posted in Blog, Independent Schools

As you prepare your school to meet 2024,  here are our trend predictions, and issues you’ll want to consider.

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Refresh Your Brand in Six Steps this August!

Posted by on July 27th, 2023
Posted in Blog, Independent Schools

Our free, six-part video series will help you strengthen your school’s brand for an admissions season with high inquiries, applications, and yield.

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