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Peterson spoke on Strategic Planning at NCEA Convention in Boston


Managing for Mission’s Jack Peterson spoke recently at the National Catholic Education Association’s national convention in Boston this spring.  The convention ran from April 10-13, 2012. Peterson’s topic was Strategic Planning that Works. Based on his experiences leading four successful long-range plans at his own Catholic high school and consulting with numerous other organizations, he explored the present thinking in setting up and executing a strategic planning process and fitting it into the hectic rhythms of the secondary school.  Those who would like a copy of his powerpoint or a 33 page monograph on Strategic Planning for Faith-based Schools can download them from the resources page on the menu bar above, or click on this link.



The Milgard School of Business recently named Jack Peterson its Non-Profit Leader of the Year. To read the article about Jack in the Tacoma News Tribune.

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Managing for Mission: Pursuing the Magis in Jesuit Schools now available


Managing for Mission lays out the fundamentals of leading a Jesuit high school, or any faith-based organization, to mission excellence.  Drawing on over 30 years in Jesuit school leadership, Jack Peterson provides a framework for understanding the four dimensions of the school in a new way and gives practical advice about how to harness their power.  The book is intended to assist administrators, aspiring administrators and board members both within and outside the Jesuit educational realm.  Available in paperback from, 364 pages.  Also available on Kindle.  



Peterson speaks at International Colloquium on Jesuit Secondary Education in Boston


MfM’s Jack Peterson recently led a workshop on “How the Jesuit School’s Apostolic and Business Models can Support One Another” at the ICJSE in Boston this summer.  Peterson’s workshop took place on Wednesday, August 1, 2012, on the campus of Boston College.




Peterson speaks at Jesuit Secondary Education Presidents and Trustees conferences in New Orleans


MfM’s Jack Peterson gave presentations at the JSEA’s Presidents and Trustees Conferences in New Orleans this January.  Workshop topics were: “The The Relationship/Configuration/Evaluation of Advancement,” “Preparing for the Capital Campaign: the President’s To-do List,” and “Evaluating the President.”  For powerpoints and documents from those presentations, click on  more>>