Audio-Videos

Don’t Hoard It: Passing On the Gift

Contributor: Aaron Derstine | Length : 8 | File type : Audio

What is your goal as a teacher? Survival? Keeping your job? Teaching is much more than making it to the end of the year, Aaron reminds us. We have the opportunity to invest the precious gifts we h... Read More

Are They Ready? Evaluating a Child’s Preparation for First Grade

Contributor: Kayla Yoder | Length : 5 | File type : Video

Tracking a child's age is not difficult, but maturity can be can different matter. How do teachers and parents assess whether a child is ready to thrive in school? Kayla describes the social and acade... Read More

PSLI Panel Discussion

Contributor: Loren Kropf | Length : 48 | File type : Audio

Questions Discussed: Why should I support the Christian Day School movement? Is it possible to over emphasize school? Why did our forefathers choose church schooling rather than homeschooling? We all ... Read More

Education Matters and Diligence Matters

Contributor: James Beachy | Length : 42 | File type : Audio

Our affluent culture makes us easy targets for indolence and lethargy. How can we maintain respect for a solid education and value the hard work it requires?

Equipping for the Kingdom

Contributor: Gerald Miller | Length : 46 | File type : Audio

Elementary grades establish elementary academic concepts. What of the years beyond?How should our schools be equipping scholars with vision and skills for Kingdom work?

It Takes a Community to Educate a Child

Contributor: Gerald Miller | Length : 57 | File type : Audio

This topic defines the roles of school leaders, parents, and ministry. How can we effectively harness the input of everyone for the good of our students?

Board Meetings: How, What, When, Why

Contributor: Danny Hertzler | Length : 47 | File type : Audio

How long has it been since you had a board meeting? Ever attended an ineffective board meeting? Come for ideas to help your meetings be more efficient, productive, and scheduled.

School Matters, Past, Present, and Future

Contributor: Gerald Miller | Length : 35 | File type : Audio

This topic examines where we’ve been, where we are, and where we’re going. How well are we doing what we set out to do, and how will we be doing in the future?

PSLI Book Reports

Contributor: Mark Bear | Length : 21 | File type : Audio

The History of Christian Education, A Mennonite Perspective, reviewed by Mark Bear Ideas and Checklists for School Board Members, reviewed by Jake Lehman The Collapse of Parenting, reviewed by Jeff Sc... Read More

Positive Habits of School Leaders’ Wives

Contributor: Carolyn Schrock | Length : 26 | File type : Audio

It is said that "Behind every good man is a good woman." How can wives support their serving husbands and the cause for which their husbands work?