Category Archives: Strategic Planning

Integrating Strategic Planning and The New Catholic Standards and Benchmarks

Posted by Tom Heding in Blog Posts, Strategic Planning on

  A great deal of conversation and energy is spent these days on educational standards and, in particular, the Common Core State Standards Initiative. In the Catholic school world, the “National Standards and Benchmarks for Effective Catholic Elementary and Secondary […]

What makes a good school?

Posted by Rick Pendergast in Blog Posts, Enrollment, Leadership, Strategic Planning on

I have long been a fan of Alan Borsuk, the Education reporter for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and a senior fellow in law and public policy at Marquette University Law School.  His articles are balanced, thorough and always thought-provoking.  His […]

When is a High School Too Small?

Posted by Rick Pendergast in Blog Posts, Strategic Planning on

In my work with high schools throughout the United States, I am sometimes asked about the minimum size for a high school.  I frequently hear that at least 400 students are necessary for a high school to be viable.  While […]

What Makes Meitler Different?

Posted by Alan Meitler in Blog Posts, Enrollment, Financial Planning, Governance, Market Research, Pastoral Planning, Strategic Planning on

Take a quick look and one consultant looks like another.  Consultants use the same labels for services.  But take a closer look.  Be sure you know what is behind the door before you engage a professional.  Here is a look […]