Today, May 20, 2020, Kalix Marketing celebrates eight years of serving the national independent school community. It’s been a remarkable journey.
This spring and summer, enrollment managers need to get creative in how they are contacting and connecting with prospective students and families. From virtual tours and open houses to using the right digital tool (TikTok, anyone?) to influence student decision-makers, it’s not just a new normal for admissions offices. It’s a whole new world.
The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically changed nearly every aspect of life. For independent school leaders, the past month has clearly been one of incredible challenge, worry and abrupt change.
We are experiencing one of the most challenging times in history for the educational industry with the COVID-19 pandemic, the resulting economic impact and the corresponding downturn in global financial markets. With so much uncertainty, how can school leaders prepare for a future that is completely unpredictable?
Searching for a way to get your school’s message right to the source of your target audience? TikTok might be the answer. The app is ideal for attracting and retaining the attention of Generation Z, TikTok’s primary users.
Earlier this spring, before the pandemic, Kalix Marketing began publishing the results of its first-ever, proprietary study on millennial parents and the impact of this important generation on independent schools. Titled, Demystifying The Millennial Parent For Independent Schools, the Kalix Marketing Millennial Parent Market Research Study surveyed more than 1,000 millennial parents.
The COVID-19 crisis has necessitated that independent schools pivot to engage admitted and prospective families. This means that virtual admission tours, events and personal connections are an essential part of your school’s strategy.
Every school in the U.S. – independent, parochial and public – is facing unprecedented challenges in the days, weeks, and months ahead. Of course, the safety of each of our school communities is paramount as we work together, as a nation, to stem the spread of the coronavirus.
We are experiencing one of the most challenging times for the educational industry given the current pandemic related to the COVID-19 outbreak. With schools closing and travel programs being rescheduled or canceled, the impact of this crisis will likely be felt for months or years to come for some independent schools.
Expert Advice on Creating Content for Alumni Magazines: Sean Ramsden, Editor, The Lawrentian, The Lawrenceville School
Your school’s alumni magazine is one of the most important communications your constituency receives, yet, for most schools, publishing the magazine often gets pushed to the back burner, issue after issue.
We spoke with Sean Ramsden, editor of The Lawrentian, The Lawrenceville School’s award-winning, 80-page, quarterly alumni magazine, about creating engaging content, writing for today’s reader and why print is far from dead.
Nurturing and maintaining an effective and forward-thinking, mission-focused relationship with your Board – and ensuring that board synergy is healthy and productive – are among the most important responsibilities of a school’s top leadership.
We asked a few independent school leaders about their work resolution for 2020 to be more productive and strategic in moving their school forward. (Sorry, but we can’t help you get to the gym.)