Summer Seminar 2017

August 2-4, 2017, University of Notre Dame

Testimonial from Detroit Catholic Central High School Director of Advancement Dan Collins.

The Advancement Partners Summer Seminar is an annual three-day seminar and conference for Catholic school development professionals, presidents, principals, and board members. In 2017, the seminar will take place August 2-4, at the University of Notre Dame.

Registration Early Bird

The 2017 Summer Seminar is now open for early bird registration.

Register Online

About The Summer Seminar

Testimonial from Lake Catholic High School President Sal Miroglotta.

The 2017 seminar will feature:

  • Nationally-known keynote speakers
  • Presentations on trends in school leadership/governance
  • Small group breakout sessions and discussions
  • Networking opportunities with development professionals from across the country
  • Individual consultation opportunities
  • In-depth analysis of major gifts, planned giving, and the annual fund
  • Presentations on envisioning, strategic planning and development planning
  • A focus on advancement activities that positively impact enrollment
  • Tools for engaging and re-energizing the board

If you have any questions, please email Terry at We hope to see you there!


Accommodations & Meals

Each conference pass includes:

  • Two nights in the Morris Inn, a newly-renovated inn right on the Notre Dame campus and across the street from where conference sessions are held.
  • Lunch and dinner on Wednesday and Thursday, breakfast on Thursday and Friday, and snacks/coffee throughout the conference sessions.
  • Conference materials, including a thumb drive containing all PPT and media used in the conference.

Here's a virtual tour of the Morris Inn:



The 2017 Summer Seminar will be held at McKenna Hall on the University of Notre Dame's campus.

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