Lauren Lewis, Senior Associate Director of Enrollment and Director of Inclusion and Diversity at Foxcroft School
Lauren Lewis
Senior Associate Director of Enrollment and Director of Inclusion and Diversity
Foxcroft School
Matt Lai, Upper School Director at The Bush School
Matt Lai
Upper School Director
The Bush School
Marilyn Flores, Senior Associate Director of Admission Operations at
Worcester Academy
Marilyn Flores
Senior Associate Director of Admission Operations
Worcester Academy
Meg Shannon, Assistant Director of Admission at Boston University Academy
Meg Shannon
Assistant Director of Admission
Boston University Academy
Ray Cross, Director of Enrollment Management, St. Andrew's School
Ray Cross
Director of Enrollment Management
St. Andrew's School

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Powerful forces shape independent school enrollment.

As an independent school enrollment leader, you know this all too well. From net revenue concerns, to finding the right-fit students, to increasing financial aid requests, to ever-shifting industry data, the factors that impact long-term enrollment strategies are varied and complex.

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Reach More Students.

Enhance your marketing efforts with powerful recruitment tools — such as Student Prospect Lists and The SAO — to find, reach, and easily process applications.

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Make Confident Decisions.

Assessment tools like The SSAT and The Character Skills Snapshot, along with personal member support, help schools drive smart enrollment decisions.

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EMA’s industry-leading data dashboards, specialized research, and market and trend analyses help schools operationalize information and set smart enrollment strategies.

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Upcoming Events

Los Angeles In-Person Event

Jun
 
8
 
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10:00 am - 12 :00 pm PT

Los Angeles In-Person Event

10:00 am - 12 :00 pm PT
June
 
8
Reconnect in-person with enrollment colleagues in Los Angeles to share what we have learned during the past two years and how we can plan for the year ahead. Hear a welcome from EMA, followed by 3 rotations of group discussions on enrollment topics of your choosing. Come prepared to share ideas from your own school and to learn from your peers in Los Angeles and Pasadena.

East Bay In-Person Event

Jun
 
9
 
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10:00 am - 1:45 pm PST

East Bay In-Person Event

10:00 am - 1:45 pm PST
June
 
9
Join us on the East Bay for a day of professional development and networking. School leaders understand that healthy enrollment is critical to a healthy school. We will spend time discussing the seven levers of enrollment management success.

Meet-Up for Heads of School

Jun
 
15
 
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2:00 pm - 3:00 pm ET

Meet-Up for Heads of School

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm ET
June
 
15
Heads of school know enrollment health is critical to school health but it can be hard to know how to think strategically when there are so many competing priorities to manage on the day-to-day. EMA is here to help. This free monthly meet-up is open to any head of school who seeks fellowship, support, and insight. Register once and attend as many sessions as you would like.

Character Symposium

Jun
 
21
 
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11:00 am - 4:00 pm ET

Character Symposium

11:00 am - 4:00 pm ET
June
 
21
Join us for a star-studded keynote with LA Clippers and independent school graduate, Terance Mann and his mother, WNBA coach, Daynia LaForce, as they talk about the importance of character and how independent school shaped who Terance is today.

What Our Members Say

Ginny Bachman
Ginny Bachman
Director of Admission & Financial Aid
St. Luke’s School (CT)

“The Student Application Online is a game-changer. We receive all parts of the application in a more streamlined fashion, can customize components for our different divisions, and have seamless processing with our backend enrollment management system."

Julie Anderson
Julie Anderson
Head of School
Cheshire Academy (CT)

EMA’s Heads Institute was one of the most gratifying professional development experiences I have had in my career.  My sincere thanks to all who collaborated to make the conference such a meaningful experience.

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