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Finances and Operations

Schools are feeling squeezed by demographic changes, rising competition, and the costs associated with supporting students, both academically and emotionally. EAB can help you understand the trends and set a strategy for ongoing financial sustainability.

Our Products

Independent School Executive Forum

Equipping school leaders with the research, strategies, and tools to address their most pressing challenges including financial sustainability, student wellness, fundraising and alumni engagement, professional development and more.
  • 124 partner schools across the United States
  • 90% of partners consider national meetings “Excellent.”
“Despite my busy schedule, I will always block off time to talk with EAB, because I know it will be thoughtful, interesting, and I’ll learn a lot too.” – Independent School Executive Forum partner

District Leadership Forum

Providing superintendents and other leaders with the strategies and data they need to make more informed decisions, effectively implement ideas, and create a high-performing district.
  • Currently serving 120 (and counting) partner districts across the United States
  • 3.95/4.00 cumulative national meeting GPA since 2017
“It would take a full-time researcher a whole year to pull together the data that EAB can synthesize in 10 days.” – Superintendent

Research & Insights

With growing concerns about economic and demographic changes, price of tuition, and questions of the value of independent school education, financial sustainability is an issue for independent schools. Discover how independent schools can overcome demographic, enrollment, and affordability concerns to become more fiscally stable and sustainable.

Manage institutional risk

Read our 12 best practices for establishing an effective risk management process.
Download the Playbook

Independent schools can achieve their enrollment goals by expanding their funnel with a more proactive enrollment strategy. This resource center is designed to take the insights and best practices from our research on enrollment management and translate them into actionable change on your campus.

Helps members devise a financially realistic framework for ensuring that the institution is systematically evaluating risk exposure, allocating scarce mitigation resources to the risks deemed most important, and incenting risk owners across campus to better manage their risks.

Colleges and universities must leverage their website to appeal to prospective students. Access tools to help you design a website that is appealing, engaging, and ultimately effective at capturing market share in a competitive market.

Events

Join us for a conversation with Dr. T.J. Locke, Head of School at The Episcopal Academy, to learn more about how data and well-structured dashboards can help school leaders make data-informed decisions.

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