AC23 Sessions and Speakers

Shana Abner
Community Brands
Associate Manager, Product Marketing
Adapting with Purpose Panel: K-12 Admissions in the Era of Supreme Court Changes

Josie A.G. Shapiro
Park Day School
Chief Enrollment & Admission Officer
Transitioning Financial Aid Platforms With Ease

John Amussen
Marlborough School
Transitioning Financial Aid Platforms With Ease

Claude Anderson
Northfield Mount Hermon
Dean of Enrollment
EM Professionals of Color: Maximize Your Growth

Rohan Arjun
Rohan Arjun
Friends Select School
Director of Enrollment Management and Financial Aid
EMA Podcast Hosts All in One Room!
Systemic Change Through a DEIJB Lens (Friday, September 15)

Sean Atkins
Suffield Academy
Director of Admission and Financial Aid
Early Decision: Let’s Discuss

Kate Auger-Campbell
Independent School Management (ISM)
Executive Director of Sales and Marketing
Is it you? A practical look at student retention.

Christine Baker
Christine Baker
The Baker Group/Carney Sandoe & Associates
President
Pathways to School Leadership
Nail Your Enrollment Management Deep Dive

Laurel Baker Tew
Viewpoint School
Assistant Head of School for Enrollment
Data Analysis, Visualization, and Predictive Modeling… Oh My! (Friday, September 15)

Susan Baldridge
Susan Baldridge
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Executive Director
Post-COVID Recruitment and Admissions Assessments

Brian Barish
Charles Armstrong School
Director of Admissions
Dyslexia and Admissions: A Therapeutic Approach

Schaeffer Barnhardt
Western Reserve Academy
Director of Admission Outreach and Retention
Good Vibes & Great Energy: Building Team Culture

John Barrengos
Putney School
Dir. Admission & Fin Aid
Up Your Game in the Interview

Brian Beale
Brian Beale
Brimmer and May School
Director of Enrollment Management
Post-COVID Recruitment and Admissions Assessments

Anne Behnke
St. Mark's School
Director of Admission and Enrollment Management
Networking through your professional journey

Jing Benavot
Emma Willard School
Director of International Recruitment & Retention
Interpersonal Communication Skills in International Recruitment

Maegan Bernier
Simmons University
Meeting Students Where They Are - Digitally

Camille Bertram
Founder and President, Campus Direction, LLC
Founder and President
Networking through your professional journey

Steven Bristol
Triangle Associates
Senior Consultant
"Setting the Table"

Frankie Brown
Sidwell Friends School
Assistant Head of School for Enrollment Management & Financial Aid
EMA's DEIJ Think Tank
Women's Affinity Lunch

Eric Brunt
Mary Institute & St. Louis Country Day School (MICDS)
Director of Enrollment Management
Overbook the Airline! How to Project Yield with Confidence

Suzanne Buck
Suzanne Buck
Western Reserve Academy
Head of School
Post-COVID Recruitment and Admissions Assessments

David Buckwald
Avenues The World School
Vice President of Enrollment Management and College Counseling
Is Partial Need the New Full Pay?

Michelle Caceres
Carrollwood Day School
Director of Admissions
From Big Box to Boutique: The New Admissions Event

Steven Casey
Crossroads School
Director of Affordability
Financial Aid for Spanish-dominant families

Drew Cocco
Clarity
Director of Client Success
Financial Aid Methodology: The Panel Debate

Scott Collins
University School of Nashville
Director of Enrollment
The Sustainability of Small Independent Schools

Ray Cross
St. Andrew's School - Rhode Island
Director of Community, Equity, and Belonging
The Art of Appreciation

DAVID DARBY
Lakefield College School
Assistant Head: Enrolment Management
Tactical Take-aways

Jim Daughdrill
EMA
National Director of Membership & Business Development
Actionable Insights from EMA’s 2023 State of the Independent School Enrollment Industry (SOTI) Report

Constanza Dayller
Avenues: The World School
Director of Primary Admissions and Financial Aid
Assessing Young Learners in a Post-pandemic World

Scott Delleville
Finalsite
Team Leader - Finalsite Enrollment
Survey Says!

Jeff Depelteau
Berkshire School
Director of Financial Aid
Aligning Institutional Priorities in FA Committee

Meghan Devlin
The Discovery School
Co-Director of Admissions & Enrollment Management
" Be Our Guest"

Ray Diffley
Shang Nancyfriends/RD3
Director of character education
10 Things About China & Why They Matter

Andrea Dorr
The Joy School
Transition Coordinator
Learning Differences and Admissions

Maura Doyle
Sun Valley Community School
Associate Director of Admissions
Go Slow to Go Fast: Exceeding Boarding Enrollment

James Eberhart
Chadwick School
Director of Financial Aid & Associate Director of Admission
Practical Tools for Productive Office Retreats

Sarah Edwards
Edwards Educational Consulting
Financial Aid Services
Is Partial Need the New Full Pay?

Sarah Edwards
Edwards Educational Consulting
Financial Aid Consultant
Maximizing Your Financial Aid Program

Brianne Ellis
Choate Rosemary Hall
Director of Multicultural Recruitment and Associate Director of Admission
Words Matter: Uncovering Bias in Language

Erica Elwell
Digistorm
Marketing Operations Coordinator
Marketing automations: Create admissions journeys that convert (while saving time!)

Susan Emery
Kingswood Oxford School
Director of Enrollment Management
Practical Tools for Productive Office Retreats

Bradley Fadem
The Pingry School
Assistant Director of Institutional Advancement
Redefining and Measuring Excellence

John Farber
RG175
So you want to be a Head

Stephanie Fernandez
Latin School of Chicago
Associate Director of Enrollment Management
Adapting with Purpose Panel: K-12 Admissions in the Era of Supreme Court Changes

Rafhia Foster
The Shipley School
Director of Enrollment
Feeder School sustainability & collaboration

Polly Fredlund
Westover School
Head of School
Pathways to School Leadership

Beatrice Fuller
Beatrice Fuller
Coaching@Altitude
Leadership Coach
Embracing feedback & self-reflection for success

Christy Giles
Sun Valley Community School
Director of Admissions
Go Slow to Go Fast: Exceeding Boarding Enrollment

Christy Giles
Sun Valley Community School
Associate Director of Admissions
Go Slow to Go Fast: Exceeding Boarding Enrollment

Courtney Given
Courtney Given
Choate Rosemary Hall
Assistant Director of Admission and Financial Aid
Words Matter: Uncovering Bias in Language

Dr. Rodney Glasgow
Dr. Rodney Glasgow
Sandy Spring Friends School
Head of School
Systemic Change Through a DEIJB Lens (Friday, September 15)

Erlynn Gococo
West Island College (Calgary)
Director of Admissions
Survey Says!

Claire Goldsmith
Lamplight Education, LLC
Principal
AI in Enrollment

Yocelin Gonzalez
The Athenian School
Director of Enrollment Management
EMA's DEIJ Think Tank

Megan Gray
Davidson Day School
One Tool to Make Your Job Easier: JTBD

Jennifer Gunasekera
West Point Grey Academy
Director of Enrolment
Let School Culture Drive Your Enrolment Programs

Alex Halladay
The Northwest School
Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management
EMA's DEIJ Think Tank
Grow Your Enrollment Skills; Expand Your Influence

James Hamilton
Berwick Academy
Head of School
Networking through your professional journey

Ryan Hannon
University Prep
Director of Enrollment Management
BIPOC Student Success Begins in Admissions!

Anita Harper
Mission Enrollment
COO
Transitioning Financial Aid Platforms With Ease

Jasmine Harris
TMI Episcopal
Head of School
EMA's DEIJ Think Tank

Eric Heilman
Maret School/CIRIS
Executive Director, Center for Institutional Research in Independent Schools
Data Analysis, Visualization, and Predictive Modeling… Oh My! (Friday, September 15)

Jennifer Hillen
Jennifer Hillen
NBOA Business Leadership for Independent Schools
Chief Learning Officer
Securing School Financial Health: A Business Perspective on Enrollment Management