School Management & Operations Professional Development​

To support leaders and support staff who deal with the unique issues of school operations and business management, ISS has created targeted professional development programs and professional societies.

School Management and Operations Professional Development

School Operations Workshops

ISS School Operations Workshops range from a single to multiple sessions and delve into issues that face school operations professional today. These workshops can be attended by individuals or cross-functional teams within a school. Some workshops are also available as part of our ISS EDUlearn™ Passport subscription.

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Human Resources and Facilities Management

We offer highly specialized educational seminars through strategic partnerships with SHRM, the Society for Human Resource Management, and APPA, the leading educational facilities management association.

Human Resources Training

In collaboration with SHRM, we offer competency-based HR education opportunities that support the development of critical competencies and continued advancement of your credibility as a Human Resources professional. These seminars offer globally recognized certifications and specialty budges like talent acquisition specialist, HR Department of One special credentials and more.

Facility Management Training

We offer specialty seminars, in collaboration with APPA – Leadership in Educational Facilities, on supervision and operational leadership and globally recognized certification in facility management in an educational setting. To perform effectively, you need to develop technical FM expertise and leverage it through key behavioral competencies. Our seminars offer you this valuable career development opportunity.

ISS Professional Societies

The ISS Human Resources Society and the ISS Facilities Management Society are growing in popularity due to their ability to bring professional peers together to address discipline-specific topics. Annual memberships are available, which include deep resources, discounts for upcoming workshops, on-call support, and more! These societies have been created in conjunction with two highly respected organizations: APPA and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). APPA is recognized for its leadership work in educational facilities, and SHRM is a foremost expert on issues impacting today’s evolving workplaces.

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ISS Professional Development partners SHRM and APPA

“Coming from an Admissions Office of one, I leave the workshop feeling
I’m part of a huge community and I love the opportunity for new ideas
and growth…”

“[I] found this a really valuable networking experience to hear perspectives and share ideas. Building connections and customer service are something that I am passionate about so always looking for ways to improve.”

“I feel more knowledgeable, also knowing that I am not alone – there’s other having same issues that I have.”


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