Partnership of 3

Partnership of 3
Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport
September 29, 2018

What Now? What Next?:
Leading and Governing Independent Schools of the Future

James P. Honan, Ed.D., Senior Lecturer, Harvard Graduate School of Education
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Join us for a one-day workshop with the leaders of Florida independent schools. The workshop will offer strategies for strengthening the partnership, support, and collaboration between Business Officers, Heads, and Board Chairs.

Who should attend?
Business Officer, Head, and Board Chair as a team

In accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE sponsors, CPE credits will be granted based on a 50-minute hour. In order to be awarded the full credit hours, you must be present, registering your attendance and departure on the attendance sheets at the registration desk for each session.

Schedule and Sessions

> Welcome and Introductions

> Introductions and overview of day

> Presentation and discussion of survey results:

    1. Has your school changed any aspect of its mission in recent years? If so, how?
    2. What changes, disruptions, challenges in your school’s external environment/operating context are of most concern to your school’s board, head, and/or CFO?
    3. What are some specific examples of things your board/head/CFO have done to address them?

> Presentation and discussion of tools/frameworks to address strategic challenges facing independent schools

> Case study to illustrate the key leadership/governance challenges, with a focus on mission, strategy, business model, and innovation

> Lunch on own

> Small group/team conversations:
What is important/compelling/concerning about morning presentations and discussions?

> Action planning and next steps:
Participants will work individually and in groups using action plan template.

> Debrief discussion and closing

> Departure

Registration: $225 (Members) | $325 (Non-Members)
*includes workshop and morning pastries and coffee

Location: Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport, 9300 Jeff Fuqua Blvd., Orlando, FL, 32827

Hotel Room: $145 (plus applicable taxes)
Hotel Reservations should be made directly through the Hyatt Regency. Use the reservation link: Leadership Partnership through Principles of Good Governance, or call 800-633-7313 and identify yourself as part of the FCIS group. Once the room block is sold out, there may not be rooms available at this group rate.

Registration and Hotel Deadline:
September 10, 2018

Parking: Overnight Valet $16 per day | Overnight Self-Parking $12 per day

Cancellation & Refunds: All hotel cancellations must be made directly through the hotel and in accordance with hotel policy. Workshop refund requests must be made in writing and emailed to Keara Danger at There is a $50 per person processing fee through September 3, 2018, with no refunds after this date.

Questions? Contact Alison Carlson at

FCIS is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

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