Join heads of small schools for three days of learning and collaboration

  • Explore leading practices and replicable models that have worked in other small schools

  • Learn from the expertise of school leaders with challenges similar to your own

  • Develop a strong support network of peers

We are excited to feature Starr Sneed as a guest presenter.

Starr is the founder and principal of Advancement Connections, a firm that provides fundraising, constituency relations, marketing/enrollment, strategic planning and communications services exclusively to PS-12 schools. Previously, Starr was the executive director of the Advancement Program Council (APC) in Washington, DC. A frequent speaker at CASE and NAIS conferences, Starr's popular workshops and seminars offer practical solutions to today's development, enrollment and advancement challenges, combining extensive experience with the "best practice strategies" of many of our nation's leading independent schools.

Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 1:00pm - Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 12:00pm

Austin Jewish Academy
7300 Hart Ln
Austin, TX 78731

Registration Fees
Participants from Prizmah Network Schools: $180 per person
Participants from Non-Prizmah Network Schools: $225 per person

We have arranged for a block of hotel rooms at the Renaissance Austin Hotel (9721 Arboretum Boulevard, Austin, TX) at a reduced rate of $159 per night plus tax. There are a limited number of rooms available at this rate, and they are available on a first come, first served basis. The deadline to reserve your room at the discounted rate is Monday, October 14, 2019.

Staying at the hotel means you’ll be able to make the most of your time and focus on making connections with fellow participants — early in the morning, late at night, and throughout the full gathering.

To reserve your room, book directly on the hotel website or call 512-343-2626 and identify yourself as a Prizmah Small Schools Retreat participant.

Your registration fee includes lunch and dinner on Sunday; light breakfast, lunch, and light dinner on Monday; and light breakfast and lunch on Tuesday. Snacks and beverages will also be provided. All food served by Gail's Catering will be glatt kosher, under the supervision of Dallas Kosher.

For more information, please contact Amy Wasser, Senior Director, Field Advancement, at // 646-975-2839.

Prizmah Cancellation Policy:

  • Full registration refunds are available prior to October 10, 2019.
  • If cancellations are made between October 11, 2019 and October 26, 2019, 50% of the registration fee will be refunded.
  • No refunds will be given after October 26, 2019.