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Five Leadership Practices that Affect Enrollment

Five Leadership Practices that Affect Enrollment

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While there are many factors that affect enrollment, I believe that leadership is one of the most important. I have had the opportunity to work with hundreds of school leaders. Some of these leaders have excelled while others haven’t been able to move their school forward. On Thursday, October 24 at 1pm EDT, Dennis Chapman, […]

It’s Time to Measure Your School’s Net Promoter Score

It’s Time to Measure Your School’s Net Promoter Score

  • rick.newberry@enrollmentcatalyst.com
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We know that word of mouth is the number one way that prospective parents first learn about your school. In order for positive word of mouth to occur, parents must be talking about your school in a positive way. This is the foundation of your enrollment and marketing plan. Did you know that there is […]

Webinar: The Role of the Head in Leading School Growth

Webinar: The Role of the Head in Leading School Growth

  • rick.newberry@enrollmentcatalyst.com
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Dennis Chapman just recently completed his first year as Head of School at The Village School of Naples, FL. I have known Dennis for many years and have followed his successful educational leadership journey. I had the opportunity to work with Dennis and his team this past year in my Enrollment Catalyst Program. During this […]

From Word of Mouth to the Web

From Word of Mouth to the Web

  • rick.newberry@enrollmentcatalyst.com
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The marketing landscape has changed significantly in the past couple of decades. We have moved from a traditional approach of advertising our schools to a focus on inbound marketing. The Web has brought new opportunities for storytelling and reaching our prospective parents through paid search, lead magnets, social media and more. However, what has remained […]

Webinar: Making the Connection between School Growth and Healthy Boards

Webinar: Making the Connection between School Growth and Healthy Boards

  • rick.newberry@enrollmentcatalyst.com
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Dr. William R. Mott is a good friend, a visionary school leader and an expert in board governance. I met Bill several years ago when he wrote his first book, The Board Game, on the topic of board governance. Soon thereafter, Bill hired me to implement my Enrollment Catalyst Program when he became head of […]

Storytelling > Strategy > Success = School Growth

Storytelling > Strategy > Success = School Growth

  • rick.newberry@enrollmentcatalyst.com
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Everyone loves a good story. Whether you are reading a book, watching a movie, listening to a speech or talking to a friend, stories grab your attention and help you understand and connect. Think about it. We live in a story. We relate to stories. We love to listen to stories. And, we can see […]

9 Factors that Affect School Growth

9 Factors that Affect School Growth

  • rick.newberry@enrollmentcatalyst.com
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My career has been focused on school growth. For 12 years, I led the enrollment and marketing effort at a liberal arts university in Michigan. During that time, our enrollment doubled. For the past nine years, since I launched Enrollment Catalyst, I have partnered with hundreds of schools as a catalyst for their enrollment growth. […]

VirCon7 – A Can’t Miss Conference for Private School Leaders

VirCon7 – A Can’t Miss Conference for Private School Leaders

  • rick.newberry@enrollmentcatalyst.com
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Once again, Brendan Schneider is offering his virtual conference for school leaders around the world. This is the one of the best ways to sharpen your enrollment and marketing knowledge and skills. And, it is the best value for your professional development budget. For the low cost of only $197, if you register soon during the […]

Webinar: 10 Content Strategies Proven to Drive Enrollment Growth

Webinar: 10 Content Strategies Proven to Drive Enrollment Growth

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Rudi Gesch has lead the enrollment and marketing effort at Eastern Christian School for the last five years. Utilizing strategies that Rick Newberry and Enrollment Catalyst prepared for the school, Eastern Christian School’s enrollment has soared. Enrollment is up from 700 to over 830 students in this five-year stretch—18% growth. In the last enrollment cycle, […]

Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy’s Steady Enrollment Growth

Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy’s Steady Enrollment Growth

  • rick.newberry@enrollmentcatalyst.com
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  In 2016, Michelle Salyer, director of marketing and communications at Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy in Melbourne, FL, reached out to me to discuss her school’s needs. The school’s enrollment had experienced decline. As a result of our partnership through my Enrollment Catalyst Program and the focused work of the HTEA team, the enrollment has […]

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