Enrollment

Webinar: 10 Key Recruitment Ingredients for Your School

Webinar: 10 Key Recruitment Ingredients for Your School

  Do you have a plan in place to recruit new students and families to your school? Have you implemented the key ingredients to effectively recruit and enroll new families in your school? On Tuesday, January 31, at 1pm EST, I (Rick Newberry) will present a webinar on this important topic: 10 Key Ingredients for Your School’s […]

From Sunsets to School Growth — A Look Back at 2016

From Sunsets to School Growth — A Look Back at 2016

I love going to the beach. The beach has always been a place for me to get away and to reflect. If I had time, I would visit the beach every evening for the sunset (I am fortunate to only live one mile away). In fact, my wife and I had dinner on Indian Rocks […]

Three Reasons Why Continuous Enrollment Makes Sense

Three Reasons Why Continuous Enrollment Makes Sense

  Re-enrollment has never made sense to me. I remember when I was head of school. January rolled around and it was re-enrollment time. Our team spent hours discussing the communication strategy and brainstorming innovative ways that we could encourage families to re-enroll for the next school year.

3 Things Every School Admissions Director Must Do Now

3 Things Every School Admissions Director Must Do Now

It’s hard to believe that another school year has begun (unless your first day is after Labor Day). I have always loved the first day of school. From my early days in university admissions to my current role consulting with schools, this is the day I always look forward to. This is when you get to […]

How to Use Webinars and eBooks to Attract New Families to Your School

How to Use Webinars and eBooks to Attract New Families to Your School

  Let’s face it, the Web has significantly changed how we recruit families to our schools. While some admissions and marketing directors have embraced this change, many are still focusing on traditional advertising strategies hoping prospective parents will respond. However, these strategies rarely generate the results that we want. This is one of the reasons why […]

5 Reasons Why a School Declines in Enrollment

5 Reasons Why a School Declines in Enrollment

  School leaders typically call me for several reasons. The head of school wants to put together an enrollment and marketing plan. The head of school wants me to provide coaching, direction and accountability for the enrollment and marketing team. OR The school is facing an enrollment problem. One of the most common problems is […]

7 Strategies that Led to Eastern Christian School’s Enrollment Turnaround

7 Strategies that Led to Eastern Christian School’s Enrollment Turnaround

I will be offering a free webinar for school leaders on Thursday, May 12, at 2pm EDT. Eastern Christian’s Enrollment Turnaround – 7 Strategies that Made the Difference You don’t want to miss this webinar.

Retention Takes Leadership — A Conversation with Don Johnson

Retention Takes Leadership — A Conversation with Don Johnson

I met Don Johnson a few years ago. Don is a one of the most gifted, visionary leaders I have ever met. Don is the Superintendent of Cascade Christian Schools in Puyallup, WA. CCS has 1,343 students enrolled on five campuses, one of the largest ACSI Christian schools in the country. And, the school is […]

First Year Enrollment Director Makes A Huge Difference

First Year Enrollment Director Makes A Huge Difference

This interview is about a first time director of marketing and enrollment hired right out of college. Two years ago, I partnered with the leadership of Riverside Christian School in Yakima, WA, to help them turn around their enrollment. As part of my process, I identified the need for them to hire their first director […]

Top 10 School Marketing Blog Posts from 2015

Top 10 School Marketing Blog Posts from 2015

It’s hard to believe that 2015 has come and gone. At the end of every year, I like to review my blog post analytics to create a top 10 list.

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