"The founding principle is that the teacher's attention is the most valuable piece in the educational brew or ecosystem. If you really want to have a high quality educational experience, you'd increase the amount of teacher attention that each child is receiving." - Brian Tobal
The more closely we work with schools these days, the more we recognize the need for setting up a school tour assessment process. Here is an example of how an ongoing tour review has turned around the enrollment numbers in a small, private school in Sacramento.
Getting parents in the (virtual) door is only half the battle. Families visiting your school is literally where the rubber meets the road. To maximize those efforts and make your school tour shine, follow these simple tips.
This past summer, we worked with a small school on a mystery shopping project. The school was keen to understand the overall experience that prospective parents received when communicating with the school.
We live in a world that revolves around data – it’s all about how you use it. Just as monitoring your school’s daily activity on Facebook can help you meet your social media strategy goals, monitoring admissions activities can help your team meet enrollment goals.
Following up on prospective parents can feel painful. Making several calls, writing, and sending emails is not an easy task. So now, maybe you reached out a couple of times, and then you wait for a response. You've done your job. You've reached out. And then when you don't hear back, you give up...
This school is a small organization, a small school that hadn’t invested in a marketing strategy. The only marketing activities they did, were, for the most part, sparse and uncoordinated, consisting mainly of newspaper ads.
This fall will be tough for all schools, colleges, and universities. Forecasts include campus closures, recruiting challenges, and plunging enrollment. To keep recruiting students you'll need an edge to attract, inspire, and nurture
All too often, massive growth opportunities may lie within your school's existing organization. Your school's internal growth potential often gets overlooked because familiarity with the status quo can blindside you to the opportunities.