Early specialization has been a problem for youth sports, but the Centers of Excellence program at Shattuck-St. Mary's School offers a different approach for specialized high school athletes.
The Patriots are the best. Your Independent School is the best. What can you learn from them? Here's 3 quick things.
Prospective families and students do not have time to read your viewbook while sitting in a waiting room or riding on the train, so it is our job to communicate our brand and value proposition in a clear and concise way, sometimes without using words at all.
Independent Schools have long prided themselves on staying on the cutting edge of advances in the world of education - but what about the marketing teams responsible for telling the story?
I was fortunate to spend 13 years at the Bancroft School as a student and the last three-plus years at The Rivers School as a member of the faculty and staff. In that time I have both seen and felt the impact independent schools have on their students and that is why I give back … Continue reading Why I Support Independent Schools on #GivingTuesday
The current culture of youth sports is one that aims to funnel athletes at an early age to the biggest and best club programs with the ultimate goal of both the athlete and the parent being a college scholarship, or at least a spot on a roster. These families spend gobs of money for personal … Continue reading Club Teams, High School Coaches, and Return on Investment
While browsing the materials in the Positive Coaching Alliance Development Zone the other day, I came across an article called "Using Your Power to Improve Your School Community" that touches how student-athletes bear a great deal of responsibility in creating a healthy school community. As some of the most visible representations of school's community in … Continue reading 2 Ways Student Athletes Can Build a Better School Community
One of the first lessons I learned when I started my career at The Rivers School was that rarely, if ever, was there not something going on that was worth remembering. Whether it is a teacher who has brought their class outside to enjoy the weather, a group of boys who created a makeshift volleyball net … Continue reading Why I Bring My Camera Everywhere
As a Liverpool supporter, it's hard for me to acknowledge the greatness of Sir Alex Ferguson. However, it is impossible to refute that the man knows a thing or two about management and these lessons on leadership are worth taking a deeper look at.
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