Your School is a Community – NOT a Group of Individuals

The decision to enroll a child in your school is an emotional one.  Logically, school administrators know it is the […]

Lord, Give Me a Sign

If you’ve been a frequent visitor to this Web site, you know that each week’s Advancementality article focuses on one […]

Unintended Consequences of a Need-Based Aid/Cost-Based Tuition Model

While last week’s entry was aimed at Asset Management (one of the five aspects of Advancement), this one deals with […]

Changing to a Need-Based Aid/Cost-Based Tuition Structure

A number of years ago, I adopted a motto: “Nothing is easy; nothing is free.” In Latin – “Nil facile […]

DOUBLE Your School’s Enrollment

This week’s article spotlighting enrollment rounds out another quintet of the five aspects of advancement.  Since your school may be […]

The 5 M’s of Development Success

Development is a long-term approach to sustainable revenues brought about by the effective engagement of individuals in the mission of […]

United, We Stand

When I worked for a Diocesan Office for Catholic Schools, we developed an “internal slogan” that was our first attempt […]

Time to Focus on Asset Management

It seems to me that many folks get depressed in February for several reasons. Even though Valentine’s Day makes us […]

Hang It Up

Since it’s time to start the “cycle” of the elements of Advancement once again, let’s start with Marketing. “Hang It […]

Everything in Moderation

Since a round of all five elements of Advancement (Asset Management, Retention, Marketing, Enrollment, and Development)  have been addressed over […]