Events & Webinars

We offer an extensive calendar of events, webinars and training courses to help you succeed as an independent school enrollment leader.

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Upcoming Live Events

Changes to your Admission Process this year

January
 
19
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11:00am - 12:00pm ET

Changes to your Admission Process this year

11:00am - 12:00pm ET
January
 
19
Join us for an opportunity to learn from one another, to share ideas and to hear how our peers are rethinking their admissions process in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Biases in Admission (Pre and Post COVID)

January
 
20
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4:00pm - 5:00pm ET

Biases in Admission (Pre and Post COVID)

4:00pm - 5:00pm ET
January
 
20
Biases, we all have them and they are everywhere including in our admission processes. We will identify them, explore them and learn how to minimize them.

Enneagram & TeamBuilding: Find Your “Wings” to Create a Better Balance

January
 
26
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3:30pm - 5:00pm ET

Enneagram & TeamBuilding: Find Your “Wings” to Create a Better Balance

3:30pm - 5:00pm ET
January
 
26
Need to lower stress and create better balance? In this session you will discover your “wings” and how to use them to balance your core type.

Anti-Bias Symposium

January
 
27
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11:00am - 3:00pm ET

Anti-Bias Symposium

11:00am - 3:00pm ET
January
 
27
Join us for an in-depth look at how we can work to make our application process more equitable. Featuring Rodney Glasgow, Head of School, Sandy Spring Friends School (MD) as Keynote!

EMA Virtual Recruitment Fairs Overview - Global

January
 
28
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4:00 am ET - 5:00 am ET

EMA Virtual Recruitment Fairs Overview - Global

4:00 am ET - 5:00 am ET
January
 
28
Learn about EMA Global's upcoming virtual, country-specific, recruitment fairs in China, Mexico and Vietnam.

EMA's Virtual Recruitment Fairs Overview- US & Canada

January
 
28
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3:00 pm ET - 4:00 pm ET

EMA's Virtual Recruitment Fairs Overview- US & Canada

3:00 pm ET - 4:00 pm ET
January
 
28
Learn about EMA Global's Upcoming virtual, country-specific recruitment fairs in China, Mexico and Vietnam.

Onboarding New Students in a Virtual Setting

February
 
9
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1:00pm - 2:00pm ET

Onboarding New Students in a Virtual Setting

1:00pm - 2:00pm ET
February
 
9
How can you keep your onboarding activities authentic to your school's ethos and inspire an affinity for your school's unique experience when you can't have students join you in person?

Through the Pandemic and Beyond: What Will Sustain Independent Schools?

February
 
9
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4:00 pm - 5:00pm ET

Through the Pandemic and Beyond: What Will Sustain Independent Schools?

4:00 pm - 5:00pm ET
February
 
9
Join this panel of education innovators for a lively discussion of the issues, lessons, and strategies that will carry us through the pandemic and beyond.

Independent School Leadership, Board, and Trustee Virtual Retreat

February
 
16
18
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4:00 – 6:00 pm ET

Independent School Leadership, Board, and Trustee Virtual Retreat

4:00 – 6:00 pm ET
February
 
16
18
Build your capacity to move from crisis management to meaningful, long-lasting change, and make better decisions for the schools and students you serve.

Enneagram & TeamBuilding: Navigate Stress & Get Your Mojo Back

February
 
26
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3:30pm - 5:00pm ET

Enneagram & TeamBuilding: Navigate Stress & Get Your Mojo Back

3:30pm - 5:00pm ET
February
 
26
If you are under stress, it is sometimes hard to operate at your best. You will uncover the Enneagram arrows that point to how you operate under stress and when feeling secure.

Retention Symposium

March
 
23
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11:00am - 4:00pm ET

Retention Symposium

11:00am - 4:00pm ET
March
 
23
Do you need every-day tactics to inform how your faculty and advisors reach out to families or big picture templates for tracking a large number of families and their concerns? Join us!

Enneagram & TeamBuilding: Communicate to Connect with Others

March
 
26
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3:30pm - 5:00pm ET

Enneagram & TeamBuilding: Communicate to Connect with Others

3:30pm - 5:00pm ET
March
 
26
You will learn about each type’s communication approach and style. This will help you navigate conversations, resolve conflict, manage projects more effectively with others.

Enneagram & TeamBuilding: Explore Motivations to Build a Better Team

April
 
15
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3:00pm - 4:30pm ET

Enneagram & TeamBuilding: Explore Motivations to Build a Better Team

3:00pm - 4:30pm ET
April
 
15
Concerned about morale and motivation? In this session, we will take a deep dive into the motivations, as well as the key characteristics and traits of the nine types.

Enneagram & TeamBuilding: Hit Your Peak Performance

April
 
27
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3:30pm - 5:00pm ET

Enneagram & TeamBuilding: Hit Your Peak Performance

3:30pm - 5:00pm ET
April
 
27
Want to hit peak performance? You will learn about the levels of health for each type and develop new insights into how you can perform at your very best.

On-Demand Training Courses

Reframing and Leading Diversity Through and Post-COVID-19 (Spring Semester)

This session will contain both live and recorded lessons, focusing on the topic of reframing and leading diversity through and post - COVID-19. Enrollment is open until May 31, 2021. Course content will be available after the enrollment deadline for anyone who has purchased the course.

Admissions Best Practices Certificate Course: Southeast Asia

This online course will help admission leaders, heads of school, & deputy heads of school at international schools in South East Asia learn best practices in admission. Pre-order is now available! Full course details will be available Spring 2021.

Financial Aid Certificate Course (Winter Semester)

The goal of this course is to provide information for anyone tasked with financial aid strategy and implementation. Enrollment is open until February 28, 2021. Course content will be available after the enrollment deadline for anyone who has purchased the course.

Reducing Bias in the Admissions Process (Winter Semester)

The goal of this course is to reduce bias by building better interview questions and rating scales, best practices for assessment, and file reading. Live sessions on February 24th & 26th.

Character Skills Snapshot: Making the Snapshot Work for You

On-going
Join us to learn more about The Character Skills Snapshot. You'll learn about how the assessment works, explore how to integrate it into your process, and take a trial assessment yourself. Earn a certificate for completion of this course!

International Schools: Rethinking Admission Due to COVID-19

Rethinking Admission Due to COVID-19 an updated verison of our popular course redesigned specifically for international schools.

Recorded Webinars

Can't attend a live event? Check out our recorded webinars.

EMA Annual Conference 2020

EMA hosted its first digital Annual Conference! If you missed it or would like to access information from the conference again, including recordings and other great information, check out AC20 On-Demand.

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EMA events help you Yield Your Best.

Connect in Person.

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

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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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Build Stronger Networks.

Connect with a community of peers, gain insights from others in your network, and access specialized thought-leader articles and resources.

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