Budgeting Is Difficult

Many school board members dislike budget discussions. Their dislike and discomfort make the process difficult. […]

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A New Use for Surveys

Most of the time parochial schools use surveys to uncover problems, determine satisfaction, and fine-tune systems. Surveys also help increase support. […]

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A 3-Year Budget Makes Sense

Creating the annual budget for a parochial school is usually a time consuming activity. The thought of creating a three-year budget can seem overwhelming. […]

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Transformation – Why Does It Matter?

There are two times to transform a parochial school. The first is when a budget deficit occurs. The second is when the senior leader changes. […]

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Cuts in Next Year’s Budget

How do you create a budget for next year if you have a deficit this year? […]

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Innovation Constrained

Each of us tries to do our jobs a little better every day. However, that rarely provides a competitive advantage for our organizations. […]

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What Is the Priority?

Most parochial schools say that the mission and the clients are the priority. Do their actions authenticate their words? […]

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Looking Forward

There is going to be another downturn in the economy. No one knows when, but we all know it will happen. […]

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Core Competence

In a highly competitive, rapidly changing environment, focusing on core competencies usually results in a slow decline in sustainability rather than long-term success.

Your core competency is something you understand well. However, when you give it more attention, you and your parochial school will increase your proficiency and efficiency but it does very little to […]

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Funding the Future

It has been especially tough to fund parochial schools in the past few years. Whether it is harder or easier at your school in the future is up to you. […]

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