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Independent Schools Panel: Promoting Reunion Engagement and Class Giving

Reunion season is a crucial time of year, providing alumni relations and advancement teams many opportunities to build loyalty, bring together key stakeholders, increase school affinity, and even position your class giving funds front and center! 

Join us to explore the many ways alumni engagement platforms provide scalable opportunities to build reunion excitement well before the big weekend, establish class year ambassadors, increase organic engagement during and after the event, and secure key data and gifts as part of registration and follow up touch points!Join this webinar to learn:

  • The three pillars for driving engagement at reunion and on your community platform
  • Strategies to engage different alumni through various volunteer and ambassador roles at reunion driven by your community platform
  • Strategies to build engagement and complement your reunion event using your community platform     
  • Authentic outreach ideas to drive class giving
  • Best practices for reunion ask amounts


Thank you to our sponsor:
 Kate Crokam
Director of Alumni Engagement, Havergal College
 Craig Pinto
 Director of Annual Giving, Chaminade High School
 Reesa Hinks
 Senior Director of Enterprise Sales, Gravyty
 Lara McDonald
 Customer Success Manager, Gravyty
 Amy Weinberg
 Enterprise Account Executive, Gravyty
CASE Career Level

Level 1 - Early Career (acquire knowledge about the common core of the advancement function for new professionals and mid-career professionals transitioning into advancement)

Level 2 - Emerging Early Career (develop technical, explicit knowledge in a chosen specialty and grow skills in the advancement competencies)

Level 3 - Practicing/maturing Mid-Career (work on achieving fluency in all aspects of advancement and grow leadership skills and gain a deeper understanding of ethics)

Level 4 - Senior/experienced Mid-Career (develop deep expertise in your discipline and your understanding of other disciplines)

Level 5 - Expert Seasoned Professional (develop an understanding of the role advancement plays in executing higher-level institutional strategy)

Level 6 - Leadership/Transforming Seasoned Professional (contribute with work that is more strategic than managerial and maintain a multidisciplinary understanding and portfolio)

CASE Competencies

Global and Cultural Competence
Working effectively with and for people from different geographies and cultural perspectives (Cultural intelligence, understanding bias, creating a safe work environment for all)


Integrity and Professionalism
Excellence in conduct representing oneself and one’s institution and the profession (Builds and maintains trust, ethical conduct, personal accountability, storytelling, effective communicator, presenter and facilitator)

Business and Financial Acumen
Understands the business situation and financial factors and takes responsibility for the best course of action (Data based decision making, financial fluency, institutional business knowledge, industry business knowledge)


Industry/Sector Expertise
Focused upon knowledge and skills requisite to specific domains of practice within the profession (Fundraising, Constituent and Alumni Relations, Marketing and Communications, Public Affairs and Government Relations, Management, Advancement Services)


Relationship Building
Effectively utilizing interpersonal skills to build and maintain strong professional relationships between the organization and internal and external stakeholders (Effectively engage volunteers and stakeholders, consensus building, collaboration and teamwork, stewardship, negotiation, conflict resolution, proactive relationship development)


Emotional Intelligence
Recognizing emotions and understanding how they impact you and others to guide thinking and behavior (Active listening, self-awareness, empathy, social awareness, social skill)

Strategic Thinking
Employs methods and processes to view a situation, assess factors, and create effective implementation plans with measurable results (Align strategy with action, critical thinking, innovative problem solving, change management, adaptability to complexity, strategic planning, understanding data and context, strategic stakeholder engagement)


Leading with vision and credibility, to effectively manage self, others and resources to achieve organizational impact.  The ability to define what the future should look like, align people with that vision, and influence others through authenticity and inspiration to make the vision happen despite obstacles. (Entrepreneurial, models’ engagement in advancement, manages ambiguity, future focused, executive presence, perseverance, courageous communicator, continuous learning)
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