Do you have a studio policy? Are you having a hard time sticking to it? Are you a people pleaser?
In this course we will go through why a studio policy is important to have in your studio, steps on creating not only one that is relevant to your studio but something you will be able to stick with. I will give you specific examples that will help inspire some ideas for your policy.
Having a studio policy is just the first step towards a professional studio. Because of this, I wanted to go much deeper with this course. I go through how to understand and resolve conflicts and confrontations when policy matters come up. You will learn how to be creative with thinking through solutions that will become win-wins for both teacher and parent.
It isn't always easy to stick with what you have written down. Learn tips and tricks on how to resolve conflicts and confrontations with families that like to “test” your policies or think they may be the exception.
Do you have a hard time saying "no" even though that is what you want to say? Or perhaps you just want to stop feeling guilty for saying no because you know what you are doing is the right thing. I help you with tips and tricks on that too!
In addition, I give you some sweet bonuses! Do you have problems with some families not paying on time? One of the bonuses is another video module where I share tips on getting paid on time.
Ever wish you had a script that you can refer to when a parent asks to make an exception to your policy? In this course, I added solutions to common problems that include actual scripts you can use! Over 30 different scenarios you might get asked about!
And because I want to be there to continue to support you, you will be invited to join our private Facebook community where you can ask questions, get advice, collaborate and share.
This Course Includes:
Module 1- Introduction
Module 2- Policy Myths and Benefits
Module 3- Tips on Creating Your Studio Policy
Module 4- What Should a Policy Include?
Module 5- Understanding and Resolving Confrontations
Module 6- How to Say NO and Have it Stick
Module 7- Create Win-Wins!
Bonus Video Module- Tips to Get Paid on Time
Bonus Video Module- Video Lesson Tutorial
Policy Script Starters (with over 30 different scenarios!)
An Inside Look At My Policies and Registration
Continued support in the private Facebook community
*NEW* On the Blog-
Available to view for free are 3 tips that I share on my blog in helping you in creating a policy and sticking to it.
What are you waiting for? Let's get started!
"One thing Jennifer offers in her program that I have not seen anyone else in piano-teacher-world discuss is understanding and resolving conflict and different styles of conflict. The content is well organized, clear, simply presented, and thorough. If you are someone who is looking to develop studio policies from scratch or even if you need to do an overhaul of your old policies, I would definitely recommend this program!"
Amy Chaplin, Piano Pantry (read the full review here)
"I recently had the privilege of checking out Jennifer Foxx's course on creating a studio policy and have to say that it is excellent and full of valuable information! It's quite comprehensive and includes everything from what should be included in your policy to how to stick to it and enforce your policy if needed. She even includes bonus material including worksheets, a sample policy, conflict resolution ideas and even tips on getting paid! Definitely a value for the money it will save you if you need to create or update your policy. If you haven't had a chance to check it out, I highly recommend you do!"
Jennifer Foxx began her music education at 8 years old when she began taking piano lessons. With almost 30 years of teaching experience, she began teaching piano lessons at age 15, later studying to be an elementary school teacher and then ultimately deciding to teach piano lessons full time.
Jennifer Foxx has over 20 years of experience in speaking and enjoys giving presentations to fellow music teachers, sharing with them her teaching ideas and practices on topics such as technology, business, practicing, motivational programs, group lessons and summer music camps.
Jennifer Foxx has been interviewed on podcasts, The Modern Musician Show, TeachPianoToday.com and TimTopham.com. She has written articles for Clavier Companion magazine, The Piano Bench Magazine, TimTopham.com and has reviewed for the American Music Teacher magazine. Jennifer Foxx is nationally recognized from her teacher resource blog: MusicEducatorResources.com.
Jennifer Foxx has been a member of the Music Teachers National Association since 2000. She has served twice as chapter President; Tooele Chapter (2004-2006) and Phoenix Chapter (2011-2013) as well as other positions as needed.
A piano teacher, blogger, music educational resource and curriculum developer, Jennifer Foxx loves to share music resources, teach and connect with music educators from all around the world.
PreviewModule 1- Introduction (2:40)
StartModule 2- Policy Myths and Benefits (5:41)
StartModule 3- Tips on Creating Your Studio Policy (3:01)
StartModule 4- What Should a Policy Include? (37:14)
StartModule 5- Understanding Conflicts and Resolving Confrontations (12:32)
StartModule 6- How to Say NO and Have it Stick (8:22)
StartModule 7- Create Win-Wins! (4:29)
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