New England Town Academies Conference
ISANNE New England Town Academy Conference
Stage Neck Inn
York Harbor, Maine
October 3-4, 2017
This year’s Town Academy Conference will focus on Strategic Branding -- the How and Why and When to articulate the unique value of your Town Academy to all of your constituents, stakeholders and communities - students and parents, donors, staff, community members and citizenry at large.
We encourage Heads of School to invite your Advancement, Communications and Admissions Directors and Trustees to attend this conference, and look forward to seeing you in York Harbor, Maine in October!
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
12:30 – 1:00 pm – Registration
1-1:30pm Welcome and Introductions
1:30-4:00 Branding: Differentiating your Town Academy and New England Town Academies Together
Elonide Semmes, Founder and President of Right Hat, will guide us through the concepts and process of developing a Strategic Brand for your Town Academy. Elonide will facilitiate break-out groups to dive into the questions that will help give you steps to take the process back to your school.
4:00-5:00 Branding New England Town Academies - a Collaborative Effort
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
7:30 - Breakfast
8:30-10:00 Conference Session - stay tuned!
10:00 - Debrief/Report out
10:45-11:45 - State Meetings
Stay Tuned for possible add-on Wednesday afternoon session on Institutional Economics.
Conference Registration Fees:
$315.00 per person for ISANNE Members - Full Conference (includes all meals, conference breaks and conference materials)
$424.00 for ISANNE Members plus Spouse - Full Conference for participant (includes all meals, conference breaks and conference materials) - includes all meals for spouse
$449.00 per person for Non-ISANNE Members
Please be advised that the registration form is for the conference only. You will need to make your own room reservation. Please call The Stage Neck Inn directly at 207-363-3850 and identify yourself as an ISANNE New England Town Academy Conference participant to receive the negotiated rate. Your rooming reservation must be made by Monday, September 11, 2017 to receive the reduced conference room rate. Room rates start at $215.
Elonide Semmes founded Right Hat to provide clients the right balance of deep thinking, powerful design, true client collaboration all while having fun doing it. Whether it is helping a law firm talk about their integrated services for airlines or guiding a school on branding, Right Hat looks for that compelling mix of a provocative voice for your organization and powerful design. Elonide personally loves nothing more than getting in front of a challenging group of stakeholders and helping them see their brand in a new more persuasive light.
Right Hat has recently worked with ISANNE members Waynflete and Chewonki Foundation in their strategic branding processes.
When not working, Elonide focuses on family, cooking and adventure travel. Headed this year to Madagascar to see the infamous lemurs. She is a contributing restaurant reviewer to the acclaimed OAD dining series and has been to every continent except Antarctica. She is very active in pro bono efforts including the Impact 100 Group and The Pro Bono Project of New Orleans. Elonide's heart lies in helping organizations that address poverty, racism and injustice.
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$315 per person for ISANNE Members: This fee includes all meals, conference breaks and conference materials. DOES NOT include overnight accommodations. Hotel reservations must be made on your own.
Please call The Stage Neck Inn directly at 207-363-3850 and identify yourself as an ISANNE New England Town Academy Conference participant to receive the negotiated rate. Your rooming reservation must be made by Monday, September 11, 2017 to receive the reduced conference room rate. Room rates start at $215.