Need an Enrollment and Marketing Plan?

Strategic Coaching for Private School Growth

Shrinking budgets. Sporadic enrollment. Image confusion. Most private, independent, and Christian schools are no strangers to these kinds of issues. While the challenges vary, there’s a common thread: little to no marketing strategy, and a lack of time dedicated to implementing systems that boost enrollment. If you’re ready to get intentional about filling every seat at your school, we’re ready to partner with you.


Strategic Coaching for School Growth

Where do you go from here?

Enrollment Catalyst Core Offerings

  • Enrollment Catalyst
    On-Site Program
  • Enrollment Catalyst
    Virtual Program
  • School Survey
  • School Ambassador Program
  • Online Secret Shopper Program
  • Additional Targeted Solutions

The Enrollment Catalyst program expands your staff to include a marketing and enrollment expert. Starting with a comprehensive assessment, you will understand the problems behind your enrollment challenges and receive coaching as you implement practical solutions.

All schools have budget and time constraints. Our new virtual solution makes the Enrollment Catalyst program more affordable and accessible than ever. Schools who choose this option are given the tools to conduct a self assessment, equipped to develop an action plan, and supported with ongoing coaching.

Enrollment Catalyst offers a five-survey package to meet your annual research needs including a New Parent Survey, Net Promote Score Survey, Parent Satisfaction Survey, Employee Satisfaction Survey and Exit Survey.

The School Ambassador Program is a complete solution providing you with the training, materials and support you need to scale and launch a successful word-of-mouth marketing program at your school.

Interested in a secret shopping program for your school? Enrollment Catalyst will help you understand a prospective parent's online journey by reviewing the search process, your website, call-to-actions, inquiry process and follow-up results. This process will be conducted for your school and up to five of your competitors.

In addition to our signature Enrollment Catalyst Programs, we offer specific consulting solutions that focus on key areas of your school’s enrollment marketing effort. Each customizable program can be conducted virtually or on campus and includes a comprehensive report and presentation.

Rick Newberry, Ph.D.

Enrollment Catalyst

Rick is the President of Enrollment Catalyst. Rick partners with school administrators to provide coaching and consulting in enrollment management and marketing systems, strategies, and solutions needed to reach their goals. His goal is to provide school leaders with effective marketing and enrollment strategies, as well as staff accountability, direction, and results needed to grow their enrollment.

"Rick's expertise in marketing research, publications, and public relations strongly complements his enrollment building counsel."

Dr. Mike Sligh, Headmaster, Lakeland Christian School

"In less than one year working with Dr. Rick Newberry, Calvin Christian School saw its enrollment increase by over 10%."

Randy Moes, Principal, Calvin Christian School

"Rick is a constant source of ideas, and has breathed fresh life into our marketing, communications, and development efforts.”

Thor Kvande, Head of School, Grace-St. Luke’s Episcopal School

“Rick brings a level of professionalism and institutional knowledge to the independent school enrollment management field that is irreplaceable in the marketplace."

Mac Hall, Head of School, Canterbury School of Florida

"Rick has a deep understanding of the challenges schools are facing and served as an integral force in helping us produced a 25% increase in inquiries this year alone."

Jennifer Vigne, Former Director of Marketing and Development, Saint Stephen’s Episcopal School

"Through his timely, informative, and practical wisdom on the Enrollment Catalyst blog, Rick is a tremendous resource for independent schools.”

Mike Rogers, Former Principal, Wheaton Christian Grammar School

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