Crafting Purpose and Outcome Statements

ISM’s approach to strategic planning: viability-focused planning that is simultaneously conceptual and financial: an overview of both process and product.

Walker Buckalew

Executive Consultant, Independent School Management

In additon to his role as a consultant with ISM, a firm serving more than 4,000 school clients, Dr. Buckalew is also the author of eight non-fiction books and three Christian fiction books.

ISM’s Characteristics of Board Leadership

This is a presentation and discussion of ISM’s research project on board leadership; comparison and contrast of these outcomes with those of ISM’s research projects on Head of School Leadership.

Walker Buckalew

Executive Consultant, Independent School Management

In additon to his role as a consultant with ISM, a firm serving more than 4,000 school clients, Dr. Buckalew is also the author of eight non-fiction books and three Christian fiction books.

Board Leadership

This session provides a breakdown of the published findings from the Independent School Management (ISM’s) 2007-2008 Board Leadership research projects.

Walker Buckalew

Executive Consultant, Independent School Management

In additon to his role as a consultant with ISM, a firm serviing more than 4,000 school cilents, Dr. Buckalew is also the author of eight non-fiction books and three Christian fiction books.

Behavioral Health for Educators

This session is an overview of major concepts and techniques in the psychophysiology of wellness under the pressures of education. 

Walker Buckalew

Executive Consultant, Independent School Management

In additon to his role as a consultant with ISM, a firm serviing more than 4,000 school cilents, Dr. Buckalew is also the author of eight non-fiction books and three Christian fiction books.

Creating Purpose and Outcome Statements I

This session will explore the problems with the traditional mission statement and propose a better idea: Purpose-and-Outcome Statements (Mission; Portrait of a Graduate; Characteristics of Professional Excellence). Example from Independent School Management (ISM) workshops will be presented and the audience is encouraged to create their own Purpose and Outcome Statements. 

Walker Buckalew

Executive Consultant, Independent School Management

In additon to his role as a consultant with ISM, a firm serviing more than 4,000 school cilents, Dr. Buckalew is also the author of eight non-fiction books and three Christian fiction books.