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RING: May Day! What’s Next for Prep School Research and Fundraising?

  • Fri, May 01, 2015
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Choate Rosemary Hall - 333 Christian Street, Wallingford, CT 06492
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  • Non-Member
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RING: May Day! What's Next For Prep School Research and Fundraising?

Friday, May 1, 2015

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm  Networking

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm    Discussion

Do you raise funds or research prospects for a secondary school? Two veteran researchers from Choate Rosemary Hall and Miss Porter’s School want to identify trends and explore ways of working smart and are leading this group discussion to share ideas, methods, and sources that may position you for success in the coming year! Please feel free to bring organization charts, resource lists, or anything you feel is worth sharing, or just come and enjoy the discussion.


NOTE: Complimentary box luncheon will be provided.



Julie Macksoud heads the Donor Research program at Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, CT. She previously served as Director of Development & Alumni Relations Research at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, for 20 years.  Julie has as spent her entire career in the non-profit arena, in arts, medical and educational organizations. Earlier in her career, she served as Research Manager at Brigham & Women's Hospital. A longtime member of both the Association for Professional Researchers for Advancement (APRA) and former member of the board of The New England Development Research Association (NEDRA), Julie has written articles that have appeared in APRA Connections and NEDRA News. She enjoys doing work for local civic organizations and sharing her passion for genealogical research and poetry. Julie is a Boston native and graduate of the College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA.

Emily Mosley serves as the research and stewardship manager at Miss Porter's School in Farmington, CT. Emily is responsible for all of the prospect research activities in the Alumnae & Development Office, as well as manages a variety of stewardship initiatives. She joined the Porter's team in 2011.


Directions and Parking:

Choate Rosemary Hall

333 Christian Street

Wallingford, CT 06492


The Choate campus is located in Wallingford, CT – about halfway between the cities of Hartford and New Haven.

The campus is easily accessible off I-91 or the Wilbur Cross Parkway. Once you get to (#333) Christian Street in Wallingford, take Rosemary Lane to the upper campus and look for the NEDRA signs.

The name of the building is: Ruutz Rees Meeting Room.

Parking is free but not plentiful.

Interactive Map: http://www.choate.edu/page.cfm?p=518


NEDRA Members: Free

Non-members: $25


465 Waverly Oaks Road, Suite 421
Waltham, MA 02452

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