Prospective Heads' Institute 2019-20

Prospective Heads' Institute

This program provides an opportunity to learn about the personal and professional qualities needed to lead effectively in today's culture. If you are currently serving in an administrative role and have given any thought to becoming a head of school or learning more about the responsibilities of a head of school, come and explore the many facets, challenges and rewards involved in a headship.

Who should attend?  Administrators

2019-20 program includes:

$415 (Members) | $515 (Non-Members)
*includes webinars and two-day seminar at Mission Inn

Registration Deadline:
December 6, 2019

Registration Cancellation & Refunds:
Workshop refund requests must be made in writing and emailed to There is a $50 per person processing fee through Friday, November 29, 2019, with no refunds after this date.

Please contact Alison Carlson at or 813-287-2820.

Prospective Heads' Seminar
Mission Inn Resort
10400 Country Road 48
Howey-in-the-Hills, FL 34737
January 8-9, 2020

Topics covered:
Role of Head | Power of Trust | Human Resources Issues | Communication | First 100 Days | Leadership & EQ | Governance | Financial & Risk Management | Fundraising | Enrollment Management & Marketing | Board-Head Relationship | Resume Review | Case Studies | Mock Interviews

View Schedule and Sessions
Please note: The program will begin on Wednesday, January 8, at approximately 1:00pm and will end on Thursday, January 9, at approximately 4:00pm.

Hotel Room: $127, plus resort fee and applicable taxes

Hotel Deadline: December 6, 2019
Participants are expected to make their own hotel reservations. Registration fee does not include the price of the hotel room. Make reservations by calling the hotel directly at 800-874-9053. Be sure to identify yourself as part of the FCIS room block. Reservations made after December 6 cannot be guaranteed the special FCIS rate. All hotel cancellations must be made directly through the hotel and in accordance with hotel policy. Once the room block is sold out, there may not be rooms available at this group rate.


Feedback from last year's participants:
What was the most valuable aspect of the Institute?

"Networking with peers and sitting H.O.S."
" Roundtable discussions. Exposure to the roles of headship –– qualities and challenges of the job."
"Case studies!"
"The program was fantastic but the conversations at dinner, in the bar, breakfast, and lunch were so valuable."
"Thank you for educating and inspiring future leaders."
"Just an incredible experience!"

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