Enrollment & Financial Aid

  • Enrollment & Financial Aid | Search anywhere on the Gordon School website, and you will not find mention of financial aid. That is intentional. Administrators at the 330-student preschool through grade 8 day ...

  • Projections | How can schools employ mission-fit financial aid awards without harming their financial health? Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO Picture a group of business officers having ...

  • Enrollment & Financial Aid | Independent schools in the Seattle area meet regularly to learn and support one another as they work to improve financial aid policies and strategies. Article by Debra Lee-Rizzi, ...

  • CEO Notebook | Beyond their positive economic impact on independent schools and universities, international students can contribute to host countries long after graduation. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA ...

  • Enrollment & Financial Aid | Fundamental shifts in demand for and uses of financial aid have stretched many schools’ budgets to the breaking point. Greater clarity, accountability and due diligence could help ...

  • CEO Notebook | Could a mammoth fundraising push enable independent schools to lower tuition? Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President and CEO Strained as independent schools’ financial aid budgets may ...

  • CEO Notebook | Two national associations embark on a year-long effort to help schools maintain and grow enrollment of mission-aligned students and thrive in perpetuity. Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA President ...

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  • CEO Notebook | If we continue to define personalized learning by student-to-teacher ratios or class size, we will erode  independent schools'  distinct value proposition . Jeffrey Shields, FASAE, CAE NBOA ...

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  • Enrollment & Financial Aid | Jeff Shields speaks with EMA's Peter Baron about business officers' opportunities to help shore up independent school enrollment . NetAssets.org web exclusive How are independent ...

  • Enrollment & Financial Aid | By aligning around a compelling vision of its “mission-appropriate customer,” this small school clarified its message, focused its outreach and grew enrollment by 82 percent. ...