ISCA Events

New Chair / Head of School Partnership Series

For New Board Chairs and their Heads of School In your new role as board chair, you and your head will set the tone for effective leadership in the boardroom and in school.  By fostering a culture of collaboration, and trust supported by open communication, clear, shared goals and expectations, and regular measurements of progress, […]

Chair Chat: Developing a Strategic Partnership with your NEW Head of School

For members with a new Head of School beginning this summer, please join us for this Chair Chat on how to initiate a strategic partnership with your HOS from the very beginning. What does a strategic partnership look like and how would that get created in practical terms in your Head’s first year? Tom Olverson […]

ISCA Webinar: What Does the Supreme Court’s Affirmative Action Decision Mean for Independent Schools?

With the Supreme Court overturning a decades-long practice of using race in college admission decisions, what are the implications and potential ripple effects of that decision for independent schools? What do Boards need to understand and prepare for in this new legal climate? Join attorney Caryn Pass of Venable, LLP who will explain the implications […]

Chair Chat: The Executive Committee – A Panel Discussion

Board Chairs often have questions about how to best use the Executive Committee of the Board. As we begin a new school year, we invite you to join a panel discussion with experienced board chairs on how to best utilize this committee to advance the work of the board, cultivate leadership, and minimize the risk […]

Webinar: Institutional Strategy & Economics: Integrating Program, Population and Philanthropy

Large forces challenge the traditional economic model of independent schools. In this session, participants will investigate what actions can be taken in the next five years to ensure positive options for their institutions. Using an analytic framework and performance analytics on more than 1000 schools, learn how to appraise market position, comparative advantage and financial […]

ISCA Fall Governance Conference

"We're All in This Together: Creating a Board Culture of Trust, Alignment and Collaboration" Join us for our annual governance conference either in-person at one of our 7 host cities or on Zoom!  Featuring renowned author, speaker and thought-leader, Mike Robbins. For details, click on the button below.  

Webinar: Risk Management Hot Topics for Board Chairs in 2024

In this lively and interactive session, experienced education and employment lawyer Sara Schwartz will discuss the top risk management issues independent school Board Chairs should be considering in 2024. Sara will include the most up-to-date, emerging issues as well as topics such as: creating an ideal infrastructure for supporting student mental health; developments in student […]

Webinar: Building Your School’s Strategy by Understanding Important Trends Impacting Independent Schools

Boards of Trustees need to plan for their school’s future and understanding the trends that are impacting the independent school landscape is critical to responsibly carrying out  strategic planning duties.  Each year, NAIS publishes the ’Trendbook” which compiles the latest research and analysis to help inform school leaders about the impact various trends may have […]

ISCA Webinar: AI in K-12 Education – A Strategic Foresight Approach for Boards

AI in K-12 Education: A Strategic Foresight Approach for Boards Don't miss this opportunity to equip your board with the foresight needed to lead your school in an AI world. Join us for an exclusive webinar tailored for independent school Board Chairs, where we will demystify AI and its profound impact on education and students […]

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