Composition of the School Community

  • Soy Mi Cuento: Latina/o Students Bridging Multiple Worlds in Independent Schools

    Soy Mi Cuento: Latina/o Students Bridging Multiple Worlds in Independent Schools

    Lillian Diaz-Imbelli, Researcher and Independent Educational Consultant, Diaz Imbelli Consulting, NY Yocelin Gonzalez, Senior Associate Director of Admissions & Director of Multicultural Recruitment O

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  • Addressing Socioeconomic Diversity: Bridges to Success for Underrepresented Students in Independent Schools

    Addressing Socioeconomic Diversity: Bridges to Success for Underrepresented Students in Independent Schools

    Karin Elliott, Executive Director, National Partnership for Educational Access, MA Charlotte Brownlee, Director of Admission and Enrollment, Cate School, CA Kaila Davis Nsimbi, Director of Placement,

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  • How U.S. Universities Look at Access

    How U.S. Universities Look at Access

    By Courtney McAnuff, Vice President for Enrollment Management, Rutgers University (NJ) This presentation explores how universities define access and why it is important, given the changing demographi

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  • (Un)Privileged: The Cost of Being Poor at an Elite Institution

    (Un)Privileged: The Cost of Being Poor at an Elite Institution

    Dana Anselmi, Senior Associate Director of Admission & Director of Financial Aid, Berkshire School, MA, Heidi Jamieson, Director of Financial Aid, Phillips Academy Andover, MA, and LeRhonda Greats, De

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  • That’s Not My Job: Admission’s Influence in Creating Inclusive School Communities

    That’s Not My Job: Admission’s Influence in Creating Inclusive School Communities

    Douglas Leek, Director of Admission and Enrollment Management, The Northwest School, WA, Eric Barber, Director of Enrollment Management, Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences, CA & Kathy Mitchell O’

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  • Attracting and Retaining Hispanic Students in Independent Schools

    Attracting and Retaining Hispanic Students in Independent Schools

    Marjorie Mitchell, Director of Admissions and Enrollment Services, The Westminster Schools, GA Daniel Searl, Director of Hispanic Student Development, The Westminster Schools, GA Julie Williams, Assis

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  • Making Financial Aid Offers to High

    Making Financial Aid Offers to High

    Erica Hernandez, Regional Program Manager, Northwest, A Better Chance, CA & Jessica Gamboa Feliciano, Regional Program Manager, Southwest, A Better Chance, CA Every school has a budget to allocate fi

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  • School Profile: St. Timothy’s School

    School Profile: St. Timothy’s School

    School Overview Location: Stevenson, MarylandEnrollment: 200Type of School: Girls’ boarding and day school for grades 9-12 Describe the attributes that characterize St. Timothy’s and make it...

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  • Community Book Clubs: Breaking Down Barriers

    Community Book Clubs: Breaking Down Barriers

    by Nishant Mehta, head of school, The Children’s School (GA) Families choose K-12 independent schools to give their children a competitive advantage in life. We teach the whole child because...

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  • An Interview with LGBTQ Advocacy Pioneer Julie Mencher

    An Interview with LGBTQ Advocacy Pioneer Julie Mencher

    Julie Mencher, MSW, is a psychotherapist, consultant, educator, and trainer in private practice. All students need a welcoming, safe, and supportive school environment to best develop...

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  • School Profile: International School of the Peninsula (CA)

    School Profile: International School of the Peninsula (CA)

    School Overview:Palo Alto, California Enrollment: 545 Type of school: Coed, pre-Kindergarten to grade 8 day school providing French and Chinese language immersion. Maile, when did you start...

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  • School Profile: The York School

    School Profile: The York School

    School Overview Ontario, Canada Enrollment: 675 Type of school: Coeducational Day School Praveen, what are the most notable differences between independent school and graduate school admission?...

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  • School Profile: North Broward Preparatory School

    School Profile: North Broward Preparatory School

    School Overview Coconut Creek, Florida Enrollment: 1,584 Type of school:Coeducational Day/BoardingGrades: PreK - 12 What distinctive attributes characterize North Broward Preparatory School...

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  • Equity in Independent Schools

    Equity in Independent Schools

    by Kat Sullivan, Director of Admission, The Bay School of San Francisco (CA) and Ed Thompson, Director of Secondary School Counseling, Far Hills Country Day School (NJ) Admission offices across...

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  • School Profile - Hargrave Military Academy

    School Profile - Hargrave Military Academy

    School Overview:  Location: Chatham, VirginiaEnrollment: 225Type of school: Single Sex; Male Boarding/DayGrades 7-PG Hargrave hired you this past year as the director of enrollment. Can you...

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  • Independent Schools, Immigration, and the Trump Administration

    Independent Schools, Immigration, and the Trump Administration

    by Debra P. Wilson International visa issues are complex on a good day. Recently, visas, international students, international employees, undocumented students and families, and the Trump...

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  • One Day School’s Model for International Students

    One Day School’s Model for International Students

    by W. Dennis Facciolo, Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management, Tampa Preparatory School (FL) The mad rush this decade by many independent schools to embrace the international student...

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  • Making Connections Between Data and Diversity - Video

    Making Connections Between Data and Diversity - Video

    with Andy Hoge, Director of Admissions and Placement, NJ SEEDS (NJ), Dr. Heather Jenkins, Director of Academics & Program Evaluation/Director of High School Prep for Buffalo Prep (NY), and Karin...

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  • Taking the Lead on LGBTQ Issues

    Taking the Lead on LGBTQ Issues

    By Alexandra Scott, Educational Consultant, Blogger for The Huffington Post, and author of Prep School Transfender During the past several years, the rise in public consciousness about...

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  • Inclusion Plus Equality: Ensuring Your Campus is LGBTQ-Friendly

    Inclusion Plus Equality: Ensuring Your Campus is LGBTQ-Friendly

    By David Hanson, Chief Financial Officer and Joanne Lembo, Director of Student Activities of Phillips Exeter Academy (NH)When admitting students to an independent school, one of the most...

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