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A Day on - Assessing and Evaluating Current Trends and their Potential Impact Consultant’s Assignment: Present observations on current global and industry trends impacting or soon to be impacting the trajectory of independent schools in key strategic areas: recruiting & retaining faculty talent; marketing & messaging...

Two Days on - Observing and Synthesizing Operations Consultant’s Assignment: The first day and the morning of the second day are onsite operational and programmatic “walkabout” assessments: chats with key school leadership and with a random sampling of students and faculty; brief observation of classes, afternoon...

A Day on - Assessing & Benchmarking Data Consultant’s Assignment: Deep dive into the school’s data. Collection of constituent opinions. School’s Advance Assignment: Administer surveys from the NAIS Online Survey Center or other vendors, including the Parent Satisfaction Survey and the Young Alumni Survey, plus student...

A Day on - Mission, Philosophy, Values, & Vision: Consultant’s Assignment: Review & critique current documents and statements. Facilitate small group conversations on updating each of the four documents. School’s Advance Assignment: Planning group exercises on sorting of values and priorities. Consultant’s Deliverable: An integrated and succinct combined...

Article discusses how to use the power of problems without clear solutions to prepare students for success. The Power of Unsolvable Problems...