Student Success

Many people feel that the success of the school faculty can be measured by the students’ academic performance. Perhaps there is a better way to measure the success of the leadership and staff. […]

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The Strategic Leader Looks Outward

Every mission statement promises something to the community. Ensuring a parochial school keeps its promises may be one of the more challenging tasks the school leader faces. […]

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Feedback Loop

Is your parochial school receiving the feedback it needs to increase enrollment? […]

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The Path to Greatness

The path to greatness is different from any path the other parochial schools are on. Why is it important to step off the common path? […]

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Be More than a School

Being a parochial school causes people to think all you do is provide an education and teach religion. You know the lifelong success of your students depends on more than that. […]

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Four Points to Ponder

When your parochial school promises what others value and keeps it promises, enrollment increases, student retention increase, and donor generosity and loyalty increase. […]

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New Ideas, Not Welcome Here

As soon as someone says, “I have a great idea!”, someone else says, “We shouldn’t do it because …” You can change resistance into support. […]

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Nonprofit Value

The organization you work for is valuable. If it wasn’t you would leave and work somewhere else. Does your community share your value assessment? […]

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Silo versus System

One fashionable idea is to create a network. We hear a lot about social networking (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.). Many people are trying it. Many people are struggling with the complications. Everyone is sure it will be better the next time he or she does it. That is the usual start up process for great ideas and failures. Once you are able to socially network a parochial school to its alumni, how does that help your mission? […]

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