BACKGROUND & FEES

FOUNDED IN JULY 2013, HEADS UP EDUCATIONAL CONSULTING, LLC IS A CONSULTING GROUP DESIGNED TO PROVIDE TO SCHOOLS AND THEIR LEADERS HIGH-QUALITY STRATEGIC GUIDANCE, OPERATIONAL & PROGRAMMATIC EXPERTISE, AND LEADERSHIP/GOVERNANCE COACHING.

THESE TWO PRINCIPALS ARE:

PATRICK F. BASSETT

President & Senior Consultant
HEADS UP EDUCATIONAL CONSULTING
Former teacher, school head, and President of NAIS, the National Association of Independent Schools

RICHARD O’DELL

CEO & Senior Consultant
HEADS UP EDUCATIONAL CONSULTING
Former head of school at Interlochen Arts Academy, The Leelanau School, and IMG Academies

Both Pat and Rich have served and continue to serve on educational and philanthropic boards and boards of schools, colleges, universities, as well as on the boards of businesses that serve them.

Throughout their careers, both have been the principal consultants to dozens of schools and school boards on any and all of the topics listed on our Services Page, as well as an on Executive Searches for School Heads, Strategic Planning for Schools, and General Management Overviews.

In addition to the two principals, Heads Up Educational Consulting incorporates a consortium of experts in specific arenas of school business to assist the principals when specialized services require additional professional expertise in auditing…Business Operations; Admissions; Advancement/Fundraising; Financial Equilibrium/Sustainability; Marketing; Crisis Communications; Residential Life; Financial Aid; Diversity; and the like.

  • DAILY RATE: UP TO 6 HOURS

  • $3500

    Up to a 6- hour presentation period,
    plus travel, and in and out in a single day.

  • 8 HOUR DAY

  • $4500.00

    Up to 8 hours of presentation, spread over two days:
    i.e., Day 1:  Arrive in the early afternoon
    for a late afternoon and/or evening program
    or meetings;

    or 2 – 4 hours of SKYPE follow-up
    anytime in the next 6 months.

    Day 2:  4-6 hours of programming in the morning and early afternoon, departing late afternoon or early evening.

  • HOURLY

  • $350.00

    For phone or Skype consultations or presentations

  • MULTIPLE DAY RATE

  • $3250

    Discounted for up to 6-hour days’ work
    for 2 – 3 consecutive day increments,
    for larger projects such as
    strategic planning, head searches,
    or executive coaching of head, admin team, and board.

*PLUS OUT OF POCKET EXPENSES FOR TRAVEL