Conferences & Training

2019 Summer Institute in Independent Schools

July 30 - Aug. 2, 2019

Boston, Mass., United States


Be a part of the tradition and kick off your career in Advancement. CASE's flagship training programs are for early-career professionals who want to hit the books, review the basics, and start on their path to success. This unique and intensive learning experience will provide you with the foundation you need to further your career and impact your institution. Join us this summer!These Institutes will provide you with the foundation you need to further your career in advancement.

Summer Institute Registration Includes:

  • Course instruction
  • Housing
  • Most meals
  • Social events
  • CASE book
  • Electronic resources
  • Peer-to-peer networking

2019 course schedules and additional program details will be available soon!


Benefits of Attending
  • Gain an overall understanding of the world of independent school advancement.
  • Receive practical training in key concepts and review best practices for all sizes and types of institutions.
  • Take home ideas for programs and projects that have proven successful for other independent schools.
  • Learn new ideas that will advance your institution in development communication, publications, social media, web design, and communications and marketing.
  • Benefit from small-group interaction with your faculty and peers in elective sessions. You also will participate in Cohort Groups, led by the faculty, where you'll discuss topics in greater depth and exchange experiences and practical ideas

Who Should Attend
  • Professionals new to the field of independent school advancement
  • Experienced professionals that are new to independent schools
  • Advancement professionals-at any level of experience-looking to enhance their skills, learn a related discipline or gain an understanding of all the areas that make up independent school advancement

Summer Institute for Independent Schools

July 30-Aug. 2, 2019
Boston, MA

Institute Chair

Jim Bob Womack


Jim Bob Womack
Director of Development
St. Mark's School of Texas

Registration and Pricing
View the 2018 Program