Last fall, Kiski announced a “tuition reset” which lowered our tuition from $61,300 to $48,500 for the 2020-21 school year. In this session, we’ll examine the financial analysis and modeling that informed our decision, how the reset was messaged to our constituents, and how it was marketed to new families. Plus, we’ll share the results of one admissions cycle and next steps for sustaining this new model.
Headmaster, The Kiski School, PA
Associate Headmaster, The Kiski School, PA
When did your school most recently update its enrollment agreement? Did your enrollment agreement fully protect your school in the face of the COVID-19 outbreak? In this lively and interactive session, experienced education attorneys, Brian B. Garrett and Sarah Fay, will explore the key elements of creating a legally enforceable agreement, drawing on lessons learned from the coronavirus pandemic. Participants will discuss other common traps that independent schools ought to avoid when drafting and enforcing enrollment agreements.
Partner, Schwartz Hannum PC, MA
Attorney, Schwartz Hannum PC, MA
Data visualization is a powerful tool that helps an audience digest and process patterns and trends from a complex data set. Does your data tell a compelling and persuasive story?
Research & Analytics, Rational Partners, NY
With tuition supporting more than 70% of the operating budget at most boarding schools, enrollment managers and business officers need to have an effective partnership to ensure institutional stability and success. Pomfret's Director of Enrollment Management and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will share their secrets to a successful partnership and give attendees practical "how-to" tips to strengthen communication, knowledge and understanding between the admissions and the business office.
Director of Enrollment Management, Pomfret School, CT
Chief Financial Officer, Pomfret School, CT