Laurel School

Shaker Heights, OH 

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Margaret Wade 

   2020 Fall Women's

   Leadership Seminar 

Calling all women who aspire to Headship and Senior Leadership positions! The 2020 Fall Women's Leadership Seminar registration is now open for you! This weekend, taught by a faculty of female heads of school from across the country, is designed to both equip and inspire you as an independent school leader. Whether you are ready for headship or are considering a Senior leadership position, this weekend will be one you will long remember. As many participants have said, "It was by far the best professional experience of my life."

The Seminar will be held on the campus of Laurel School in Shker Heights, OH, a suburb of Cleveland from Friday, Spetmber 25 (4:00 pm start time) until Sunday, September 27 at 12:00 Noon. The Seminar limits its enrollment, and the school must be a member of The Heads Network.

An email Acceptance Confirmation will be sent within a month with additional information, including the Seminar hotel with special rate. Each participant will be responsible for making her own hotel and transportation arrangements.

Each participant will have a faculty member mentor who will meet with her during the Seminar, AND each participant will have access to The Heads Network Career Opportunity Center with senior leadership openings by member schools.

 Seminar Topics Include: 

  • Women’s Ways of Leading
  • The School Culture: Balancing Multiple Constituencies
  • Finance/Reading & Building Budgets
  • Organizing the Board and Your Team
  • Development/Fundraising
  • Interviewing and Transitions mini sessions
  • Mentor Paths to Leadership....Sharing Our Stories
  • The Search Process: The Next Steps

Registration will close when the Seminar is at capacity.

Don't delay....we would love to see you at Laurel School this fall!