Bobbi talks about alignment of school mission and the work we do; how the admission profession has to be authentic—you can’t sell a product you don’t believe in… working on an institutional reorganization that focuses on customer-centered service to families…Understanding Budgets…How cooking brings the love to all people…one way cell phone etiquette…and why we must plan for a kinder future and to stand up for others.
1:13 why I stay excited
6:30 knowing the revenue process is crucial
10:50 the art and data of admissions
17:23 creating the culture of inclusion… the Quaker perspective
28:00 top three admission skills for the new era
33:00 communicating with consultants
42:30 staff training
52:01 the balance of personal and professional life… cooking and personal meetings
58:00 what the world needs more of
Bobbi Krein, Director of Enrollment Management
Held her first Directorship at 24 years old. Now serving her fourth directorship
She has 2 amazing children (Lela, 18; Gunnar, 15), 19-year marriage to husband, Derek, Interim Dean of Faculty at Tabor Academy.
“I like to talk about alignment of school mission and the work we do; how the admission profession has to be authentic—you can’t sell a product you don’t believe in…I am working on an institutional reorganization that focuses on customer-centered service to families. It’s super exciting and captures how our schools are shifting and evolving with the times. Access and inclusion are heavy on my mind; now and always. I’m all about growth-mindsets and working through challenges”
Bobbi can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
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