Lauren Lewis
Senior Associate Director of Enrollment and Director of Inclusion and Diversity
Foxcroft School
Matt Lai
Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management
Avenues Silicon Valley
Marilyn Flores
Senior Associate Director of Admission Operations
Worcester Academy
Meg Shannon
Assistant Director of Admission
Boston University Academy
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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Why Join EMA?

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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Apply Real-Time Data.

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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Attend exclusive events and trainings, and receive discounts to the EMA Annual Conference, the largest independent school enrollment management conference in the world.

Enhance Your Skill Set.

EMA’s professional development programs not only help you discover new ways to solve the daily problems you face but also ensure you’re constantly building your own portfolio of skills.

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Upcoming Events

The Essential Partnership: Your CFO and Financial Aid Officer

Apr
 
19
 
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1:00pm ET - 2:00pm ET

The Essential Partnership: Your CFO and Financial Aid Officer

1:00pm ET - 2:00pm ET
April
 
19
Join the conversation as we discuss the importance of the relationship between your business office and enrollment office. * This program is offered in partnership with NBOA.

WEST - ALC Regional Seminar

Apr
 
27
 
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11:00am - 2:00pm PT

WEST - ALC Regional Seminar

11:00am - 2:00pm PT
April
 
27
Keynote Speaker: John Gentile, Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, The Calhoun School (NY)

SSAT Update 2021-2022

Apr
 
28
 
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2:00pm - 3:00pm ET

SSAT Update 2021-2022

2:00pm - 3:00pm ET
April
 
28
Interested in learning about the options for SSAT assessments next school year? This informative session will let you know the dates and formats that will be available for your families

SOUTH - ALC Regional Seminar

May
 
5
 
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11:00am - 2:00pm ET

SOUTH - ALC Regional Seminar

11:00am - 2:00pm ET
May
 
5
Keynote Speakers: Marjorie Mitchell, Director of Enrollment Management, The Westminster Schools (GA) and Kevin Plummer, Head of School, Tampa Preparatory School (FL)

What Our Members Say

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
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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