From the CEO: Seeing the Voices of Day School Advocates
From the Board: A Tale of Two Philanthropies
When in Rome, Create a Community
In the issue: School Advocacy
Convince me that you have a seed there, and I am prepared to expect wonders. Henry David Thoreau
To convince someone to do something is one of the most mysterious activities we may undertake. We’re not talking about brainwashing, about manipulating people to do something they shouldn’t, that is unethical or against their interests. By “school advocacy,” we mean the elusive effort to persuade someone to do something that we believe is of limitless value to them, but that they may not be aware...
This issue offers insights and strategies concerning school advocacy, by which is meant the ways that a school promotes itself, markets itself and speaks about itself. Authors offer insights into what day schools should know about young parents, and the various means to reach them, both online and in person. Other articles consider how schools can take some of their core practices, such as teaching Hebrew and supporting diverse learners, and use them in their promotion. Additionally, the issue looks at ways that day schools can tap into the larger community and its institutions for purposes of advocacy.
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