Fast Facts About ADVIS:
Over 130 Member Schools in the tristate, 13 county Greater Delaware Valley region…
 
Educate nearly 50,000 students in pre-kindergarten through high school; 31% students of color
 
Employ over 11,000 faculty, administrators, and staff
 
Award nearly $325,000,000 in need based financial aid to 36% of students
 
Represent more than 500,000 alumni
 
Collectively have an annual operating budget greater than one billion dollars!
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ADVIS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 2019-2020    
For more information about any of the following events, and to register online, click on the event name. All programs are free of charge for member schools unless otherwise noted. Registration opens approximately 6-8 weeks prior to program.
 
ONGOING 2019-20  Coaching On Demand ~ A Program for ADVIS Members
Aug. - Oct. 2019 
Aug. 22, 2019
Cheryl Irving Cultural Competency Institute ~ The Episcopal Academy
Sep. 18, 2019 
PA Tax Credit Programs - Reporting & Accounting ~ ONLINE & In-Person at PAISBOA Offices
Sep. 20, 2019  Trusteeship 101/201 with Doug Lyons ~ The Inn at Villanova Conference Center
Sep. 20, 2019  AlliancED Group - Lunch & Learn ~ The Inn at Villanova University
Sep. 26, 2019  Finding, Keeping & Championing Your Brand: An Enrollment Management/Marketing Symposium for Small to Mid-Sized Schools ~ The Inn at Villanova Conference Center 
Sep. 27, 2019  Fearless Fundraising: Fall Development Workshops for Small to Mid-Sized Schools ~ Stratford Friends School
Oct. 3, 2019  Retreat for Administrative Support Staff ~ Valley Forge Military Academy
Oct. 11, 2019  MCRC@ADVIS Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Conference ~ Tower Hill School
Oct. 28, 2019  University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education Lunch & Learn ~ William Penn Charter School
Nov. 13, 2019  Annual Trustee Conference & Networking Dinner ~ Germantown Academy
Nov. 14, 2019  Development Director Retreat with Karen Osborne ~ The Inn at Villanova University
Nov. 20, 2019  Technology & Innovation Retreat ~ Penn State Great Valley Conference Center
Dec, 9, 2019  The Mental Health & Wellbeing of our Students ~ The Inn at Villanova University
Jan. 16, 2020  Successful Classroom Management ~ Penn State Great Valley Conference Center
Jan. 24, 2020 Heads Retreat ~ The Inn at Villanova University
Jan. 28, 2020  Cyber Safety in Plain English: A Primer for School Leaders ~ Online
Jan. 31, 2020
Feb. 1, 2020 
Carney Sandoe & Associates Forum Diversity ~ Philadelphia. All professional development programming on Saturday, February 1 is FREE of charge.  
Feb. 19, 2020  Shielding our Students: Creating Policies to Protect Children from Abuse ~ Holy Ghost Preparatory School
Feb. 26-28, 2020  NAIS Annual Conference: Your School Your Legacy ~ Philadelphia
Mar. 12, 2020 MCRC@ADVIS Critical Conversations: White Fragility with Dr. Robin DiAngelo ~ Malvern Preparatory School
Apr. 22, 2020  Real-World Learning in Independent Schools with Greg Bamford ~ The Inn at Villanova University
Apr. 30, 2020  Enrollment Management Retreat with Harry Bloom, Measuring Success ~ The Inn at Villanova University
April 2020  Technology Gold Mines (TBA)
April/May 2020  Alumni Director Networking (TBA)
April/May 2020  Communications Director Networking (TBA) 
Jun. 13, 2020  New Board Chair/Clerk Orientation ~ The Shipley School
Jun. 22-25, 2020  Center for Spiritual and Ethical Education (CSEE) Institute for Teaching World Religions ~ New York, NY
ADVIS members receive the CSEE member rate
Aug. 27, 2020  Cheryl Irving Cultural Competency Institute ~ The Episcopal Academy
ADVIS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 2018-2019    
For more information about any of the following events, and to register online, click on the event name. All programs are free of charge for member schools unless otherwise noted. Registration opens approximately 6-8 weeks prior to program.
 
Aug. 15, 2018  Social Media Survival Guide for Independent Schools ~ Webinar
Aug.- Dec., 2018  Coaching Your Team – A Mentoring Cohort for Early Career Administrators ~ AIM Academy
Aug. 24, 2018
Cheryl Irving Cultural Competency Institute ~ The Episcopal Academy
Sep. 13, 2018  NACAC's New Code of Ethics: Implications for Independent Schools ~ The Crefeld School
Sep. 17, 2018  Networking Breakfast for Professional Development Deans/Directors ~ Malvern Preparatory School
Sep. 21, 2018  Trusteeship 101/201 with John Littleford ~ The Inn at Villanova University
Sep. 26, 2018  Equipping the Front Lines: A Program for Administrative Support Professionals ~ Archmere Academy
Oct. 12, 2018  Purpose-Based Service Learning with Cathryn Berger Kaye ~Valley Forge Military Academy
Oct. 15, 2018  Design Thinking for Enrollment Management ~The Inn at Villanova University
Oct. 17, 2018  ADVIS-Edward E. Ford Foundation Exposition & Forum: Transformative Models for Independent School Sustainability ~ Springfield Country Club
Oct. 23, 2018  Mental Health at School: Educators as the 'First Responders' ~Hill Top Preparatory School
Nov. 1, 2018  Fall Development Program with Laurel McCombs, The Osborne Group ~ George School
Nov. 14, 2018  Annual Trustee Conference, Presentation of the ADVIS Visionary Service Award
Rob Evans, National Consultant to Independent Schools, and Donna Orem, President, NAIS
 ~ The Shipley School
Dec. 14, 2018  Taking Stock and Powering On: AN MCRC@ADVIS Program for Diversity Directors ~ Girard College
Jan. 2018  Coaching-On-Demand 
Jan. 15, 2019 
REVISED DATE
Learning in a Burning House: Becoming Firefighters for Educational Equity, Achievement, and Justice ~ La Salle College High School
Jan. 25, 2019  Retreat for Heads of School featuring Christian Long, Founding Partner of WONDER, By Design, and Laura Fredricks, CEO and Founder of THE A$K ~ The Inn at Villanova University
Jan. 25-26, 2019  Carney, Sandoe & Associates FORUM/Diversity ~ Loews Philadelphia Hotel
Professional Development programming is FREE - REGISTER here
Jan. 27-29, 2019 
CASE/NAIS comes to Philly! ~ Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
ADVIS members receive CASE/NAIS member rate
Feb. 11, 2019  Technology/Innovation Retreat: Exponential/Transformational Technologies ~Archmere Academy
Feb. 19, 2019  Legal Issues in Admissions & The EMA's State of the Industry Report - the ADVIS Edition ~ The Baldwin School
Feb. 21, 2019  Webinar: New Laws Impacting PA Schools ~ ONLINE
Mar. 24-26, 2019  CASE District II Annual Conference~ Philadelphia, PA
Apr. 10, 2019 
Board Chair/Clerk & Head of School Dinner & Dialogue ~ with Makiyah Moody, Senior Consultant, La Piana Consulting ~The Agnes Irwin School
Apr. 24, 2019  Engaging the Elephant: Leadership for Racial Literacy in your School and Community ~ Friends Select School
Apr. 30, 2019  ADVIS Innovates - Speed Innovating ~ AIM Academy 
May 2, 2019  Annual Enrollment Management Retreat with Mark Mitchell, NAIS and Concurrent Workshops ~The Inn at Villanova University
May 13, 2019  Annual Giving Workshop ~ Friends' Central School
Jun. 8, 2019
New Board Chair/Clerk Workshop ~ The Shipley School
ADVIS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 2017-2018    
Aug. 16-Dec. 13  Coaching Your Team - Mentoring Cohort ~ AIM Academy
Aug. 25, 2017
Cheryl Irving Cultural Competency Institute ~ The Episcopal Academy
Sep. 2017-Jun. 2019  ADVIS Marketing and Communications Cohort 
Sep. 25, 2017  Alumni Retreat ~ Benchmark School
Sep. 27, 2017  Administrative Support Professionals: The H.E.A.R.T. of the School ~
The Inn at Villanova University
Sep. 29, 2017  Trusteeship 101/201/301 with Patrick F. Bassett ~ AIM Academy
Oct. 6, 2017  MCRC@ADVIS Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Conference ~ William Penn Charter School
Oct. 11, 2017  Fall Enrollment Management/Admissions Program ~ Tower Hill School
Oct. 19, 2017  Developing a Successful Fundraising Organization ~ McCall Golf & Country Club
Nov. 8, 2017  Annual Trustee Conference & Presentation of ADVIS Visionary Service Award ~ Springside Chestnut Hill Academy
Nov. 15,2017  How Might Exponential Technologies Impact Teaching & Learning? ~ Germantown Academy 
Dec. 5, 2017  Teaching for "Deeper Learning" with Monica Martinez ~ YSC Academy
Dec. 7, 2017  Using Data to Improve your School's Website and Marketing Efforts ~
The Agnes Irwin School
Jan. 17, 2018  Mastery Transcript Consortium Webinar - an Intro for Heads of School ~ ONLINE
Jan. 26, 2018 
PAISBOA & ADVIS Leadership Conference ~Springfield Country Club
(Snow date February 5, 2018)
Feb. 13, 2018 
Annual Development Retreat ~ The Inn at Villanova University
Feb. 14, 2018  The Mastery Transcript Consortium (MTC): A Deep Dive ~ Westtown School 
Mar. 13, 2018 Building Independent School/University Partnerships for Better Teaching & Learning ~ Immaculata University 
Apr. 13, 2018  MCRC@ADVIS Critical Conversations: Supporting Transgender & Non-Binary Students: School-Family Partnerships and the Path to Policy and Practice ~ Abington Friends School
Apr. 16, 2018  Protecting Student Well-Being and Success: Understanding the Impact of Marijuana Use, Legal or Not ~ Webinar
Apr. 18, 2018 Networking Lunch for Annual Giving Directors ~ Holy Ghost Preparatory School
Apr. 20, 2018  Annual Enrollment Management/Admissions Retreat ~Academy of the New Church
Apr. 25, 2018   Board Chair/Clerk & Head of School Dinner & Dialogue ~ The Baldwin School 
Apr. 26, 2018 Networking for Directors of Marketing, Communications & PR ~The Shipley School
May 22, 2018  Webinar: Easy Money – Finding Missing Matching Gifts! ~ ONLINE
Jun. 9, 2018  New Board Chair/Clerk Orientation ~ The Shipley School
ADVIS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 2016-2017    
Aug. 1-26, 2016
Introduction to Blended Learning ~ ONLINE 
Aug. 1-26, 2016  Introduction to Teaching Online ~ ONLINE 
Aug. 17-Dec. 14
Coaching Your Team - A Mentoring Cohort for Independent School Administrators ~ AIM Academy
ADVIS Members Only. Registration is closed - AT CAPACITY
Aug. 25, 2016 MCRC@ADVIS Cultural Competency Institute for Educators ~ The Episcopal Academy 
Sep. 14-17, 2016  SSATB 2016 - Yield Your Best - Annual Meeting ~ Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel, Baltimore, MD. 
ADVIS Members receive SSATB Member rates!
Sep. 16, 2016
Trusteeship 101/201 with John Littleford ~ Valley Forge Military Academy
Sep. 23, 2016
If Content is King - Video is the Key to the Kingdom ~ La Salle College High School
Sep. 30, 2016 Alumni Director Retreat - Engagement Leads to Giving ~ Friends Central School
Oct. 4, 2016
Navigating Today’s School Development Programs Toward Greater Success ~ Archmere Academy
Oct. 5, 2016 Delaware Heads' Dinner Meeting with Marc T. Frankel ~ Wilmington Friends School
Oct. 13, 2016 2016 State of the Independent School Admission Industry ~ The Agnes Irwin School
Oct. 14, 2016 MCRC@ADVIS Critical Conversations "The Art of the Possible: Overcoming Adversity" (for MS and US students) ~ Delaware County Christian School
Oct. 17, 2016  "Gift Lift" Prospect Identification & Matching Fund Service ~ ONLINE
(Free webinar for ADVIS Members)
Oct. 19, 2016 Emergency Alert: First Response to Allegations of Abuse, Past or Present ~ The Baldwin School (Simpson Center)
Oct. 25, 2016 Networking Breakfast for School Counselors/Psychologists ~ Montgomery School
Nov. 10, 2016 Annual Trustee Conference ~ The Haverford School
Nov. 11, 2016 Leading Significant & Meaningful Change ~ Benchmark School
  • Attracting and Retaining Students, Faculty and Staff of Color
  • Leading Change for Innovative and Transformative Teaching and Learning
Nov. 15, 2016 Blending Leadership ~ Malvern Preparatory School
Dec. 1, 2016 Teacher Evaluations and Student Assessments - Getting it Right ~ Church Farm School
Jan. 17, 2017 MCRC@ADVIS Beyond the Binary: Exploring Gender Identity & Sexuality in Independent Schools ~ Springfield Country Club
Jan. 19, 2017 A Conversation with Heather Hoerle: The State of Independent School Enrollment ~ Springfield Country Club
Feb. 6, 2017  Development Retreat with Kathy Hanson & Rachel Connell, Marts & Lundy ~ AIM Academy
Feb. 17, 2017 ADVIS TechCamp and UnConference: The Future of Learning ~ Germantown Academy
Feb. 23, 2017 Preparing Now for Life After College ~ The Agnes Irwin School
Mar. 8, 2017 Making Mental Health a Priority in Schools ~ West Chester University Graduate Center
Apr. 12, 2017 Board Chair/Clerk & Head of School Dinner & Dialogue ~ The Episcopal Academy
Presentation of 2017 ADVIS Visionary Service Award to Patrick F. Bassett
Apr. 21, 2017 Emotional Intelligence for School Leaders ~ Penn State Great Valley Conference Center
Apr. 24, 2017  Enrollment Management Retreat ~ George School
Apr. 28, 2017  MCRC@ADVIS Presents "I'm Not Racist...Am I?" - A film produced by André Robert Lee ~ Penn State Great Valley Conference Center
Jun. 10, 2017 New Board Chair/Clerk Orientation ~ The Shipley School
Jun. 26-30, 2017 ADVIS-Penn Summer Leadership Institute
ADVIS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 2015-2016    

TECHedADVIS: GAMEChangers ~ October 9, 2015, The Independence School 
http://www.advis.org/tech-ed-advis/game-changers

  • Development Retreat ~ February 18, 2016, West Chester University Graduate Center (SNOW DATE February 19, 2016)
ADVIS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 2014-2015    

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