When I joined the board of a local independent school in 2003, I thought it would be a great way to get more involved in my kids’ education. Not having attended an independent school myself, I knew little about the decisions that I would be required to make. But given my background as a journalist, I naively assumed that it wouldn’t be hard to gather all the necessary information and figure things out. I was wrong. It turns out that I had quite the learning curve ahead of me, one that caused me to think quite deeply about the ways in which boards and heads communicate and that took me even deeper into the independent school world. But until I joined a school community as an employee, I had a limited perspective—that of a board chair trying to do the right thing. Now, working for a school at the right hand of the head of school, I have a much more complete view.
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In this episode, Aubrey and Tara go over their Goodreads list, picking out their top 10 books for school leaders to read for personal and professional development. Genres ranging from novels to financial literacy, Aubrey and Tara offer a wide selection of suggestions that will be sure to captivate your interest and promote your small school!
In this episode, you will hear from Jill Goodman, founder of Jill Goodman Consulting.
Jill is a consultant for independent and private schools with over 20 years of experience working with organizational leaders. She specializes in helping schools advance their mission through qualitative research, strategic visioning, leadership mentoring, and small shop development capacity-building.
The Digital and Social Media Manager will leverage social media and other digital media platforms to promote McDonogh School and foster relationships with members of the McDonogh community, prospective families, and the general public.