Talent Management and Development

Research and Insights


Many districts are concerned about teacher recruitment due to massive teacher shortages across the country. Discover a wide variety of ideas and accompanying tools to help districts inflect change at every stage of the teacher hiring process.

Boost skills in school principals

Equip your principals with strategic thinking and interpersonal skills.
here's how

Faculty are the heart and soul of any school. But ad hoc processes and limited proactive recruitment mean that schools are potentially missing out on great teachers. We've identified 14 practices, across four areas, to help schools attract and hire top talent.

Independent schools experience head of school transitions more often than ever before, but most haven’t had the opportunity to perfect the transition process. With that in mind, we have gathered the advice and experience of 25 independent school leaders into a playbook designed to help guide you through this challenging process.


Even prior to the COVID crisis, teachers reported high levels of stress and burnout. Unfortunately, the pressures of the job lead many teachers to leave the profession altogether. Teachers have been asked to make an unprecedented shift to online and distance learning amidst a global health crisis that may be creating significant anxiety on top of job-related stress.

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Independent School Executive Forum

Equipping school leaders with the research, strategies, and tools to address their most pressing challenges including financial sustainability, student wellness, fundraising and alumni engagement, professional development and more.
  • 124 partner schools across the United States
  • ~90% of partners consider national meetings “Excellent.”
“Despite my busy schedule, I will always block off time to talk with EAB, because I know it will be thoughtful, interesting, and I’ll learn a lot too.” – Independent School Executive Forum partner

District Leadership Forum

Providing superintendents and other leaders with the strategies and data they need to make more informed decisions, effectively implement ideas, and create a high-performing district.
  • Currently serving 120 (and counting) partner districts across the US
  • 3.95/4.00 cumulative national meeting GPA since 2017
“It would take a full-time researcher a whole year to pull together the data that EAB can synthesize in 10 days.” – Superintendent

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