August 1, 2015

Head Compensation: The Process, The Product and the Reporting

Long before the Intermediate Sanctions Act and the requirement of a “safe harbors” analysis to benchmark the compensation of school heads, Littleford & Associates recognized an […]
August 1, 2015

Head Compensation: Understanding The Changing Rules

These days there is a proliferation of information, interpretations and discussions on executive compensation in nonprofits. It is important to have a clear and current understanding […]
August 1, 2015

Executive Compensation: The Process, Pitfalls And Opportunities

The National Association of Independent Schools recently mailed an important notice about benchmarking executive compensation using “Stats on Line” for members and how this resource can […]
August 1, 2015

Ties That Bind or Wound: The Power of the Contract and the Contract Process

We have written extensively for boards and heads of schools and non profit CEO’s on the importance of benchmarking compensation packages in order to comply with […]
August 1, 2015

The Big Dig: Digging Your Way Through The New Form 990

In June 2007, the IRS released a significantly revised Form 990, the reporting form that tax-exempt organizations are required to file each year. It held a […]
August 1, 2015

Tools to Recruit, Retain and Reward Heads of School: Why They Are Even More Important Now

While the country bemoans the large exit packages negotiated for the CEO’s of failed, failing or defunct banks and corporations, the challenge to recruit, retain and […]
August 1, 2015

Surprising Facts And Figures About The Head Compensation Process

Since 1982, in facilitating over 5,000 head/director compensation reviews worldwide on behalf of boards, this consultant has seen the following core messages consistently emerge and stand […]
August 1, 2015

The Importance Of The Head Compensation Process

I. Data Gathering In the United States and Canada (but less so for international schools) there is a plethora of data gathered on executive compensation. Some […]
August 1, 2015

Head Compensation: The Race to the Top

While the compensation of some independent and international school heads may have been held in check during the recession, and some heads may have passed up […]
August 1, 2015

A Changed World For Head Recruitment And Compensation

Over the past year, there has been a sea of change in the compensation practices for heads of schools/directors worldwide. Recently, a Recruiter whose client is […]


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"Marketing the Mission"

This webinar will discuss strategies to retain current students and recruit new ones, even while the campus is closed. It will include steps to develop a parent ambassador/advocate program. Current parents, when recruited, motivated, mobilized and trained, are a school’s most powerful advocates. 

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The Head of School and Board Partnership during the COVID-19 Crisis: In Support of the Shifting Landscape/Strengthening Governance

The almost ongoing, high stress job of crisis management in schools has filled the space that was once full of organizational charts, contracts, training, legal protection, salaries and other the expectations and demands.The Head of School has needed to refocus and reframe to reflect the new reality. How do the head and the board partner together respond to and manage this uncharted territory? The job is now high stress nearly all the time.

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