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Who should attend?
Heads of School, Senior Leaders, and Leadership Teams in the areas of:

  • Finance/Business

  • Human Resources

  • Admissions

  • Advancement

  • Marketing & Communications

  • Technology

  • Facilities

  • Other Areas of Operations

Send a TEAM of
3+ from your school and receive a 10% discount on total registration cost!

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Conference Keynote Speaker 
Ann Snyder, CASE

Forecasting Our Future: An integrated approach

                            Ann Snyder has served as Director of Independent Schools at CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education) since March of 2020. Prior to joining CASE, she was Director of External Affairs at Stuart Hall School in Virginia. With more than a decade of experience in student and family marketing, school leadership, enrollment, fundraising, and external affairs, Ann is a seasoned school leader and industry expert. A frequent speaker and group facilitator on an international stage, Ann has a proven track record of coaching schools to meet ambitious goals. In her time at Stuart Hall, she brought a corporate sensibility and entrepreneurial mindset to increase revenue by nearly 20% in her first three years, further the school’s mission, streamline the school’s external offices, manage and direct international enrollment and fundraising strategy, and develop strategy for the school’s first significant marketing efforts.


In her role at CASE, Ann serves as the industry insider, expert, and thought-leader for schools globally. Professional facilitation and speaking engagements include serving as a key speaker and collaborator for the Canadian Association of Independent Schools, the National Association of Independent Schools (US), and regional associations throughout the United States.       

Keynote Speaker


Forecasting Our Future: An Integrated Approach

This is learning experience designed to assist schools in proactively and strategically plan for the future. Schools will engage with the consultant and colleagues around identifying future trends and challenges and employ forecasting models to create strategic plans around school-specific topics.

Although individuals can attend this conference, the power lies in schools sending teams of individuals to work towards school strategic goals and conclude the conference with a blue print of next steps. 

DAY 1:

Morning - Designing an Integrated Approach

  • The Integrated School Leadership Model


Afternoon - Modeling for the Future

  • Challenges Facing International Schools

  • Analyzing our Financial Model

DAY 2: 

Morning - Strategic Planning for the Future

  • Challenges and Effective Tools in Forecasting


Afternoon - School Work Session with Consultant & Sharing 


This 1-day post-conference experience is designed to allow participants a chance to reflect on their learning, on themselves, and engage in job-specific networking and teambuilding. 

  • Facilitated reflective practice on conference content

  • Individual and collective wellness strategies

  • Job-alike networking with colleagues from the region

  • Teambuilding activities to take back to schools to help build a cohesive culture

Learning Overview



General outline (may be subject to change)

6:30-7:45am              Breakfast

7:00-8:00am              Registration

8:00-9:30am              Session 1

9:30-10:00am            Coffee Break

10:00am - 12:00pm    Session 2

12:00-1:00pm            Lunch

1:00-2:30pm              Session 3

2:30-3:00pm              Coffee Break

3:00-4:00pm              Session 4


General outline (may be subject to change)

6:30-7:45am              Breakfast

8:00-9:30am              Session 1

9:30-10:00am            Coffee Break

10:00am -12:00pm     Session 2

12:00-1:30pm            Lunch & Closing

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