Philosophy & Leadership

Planning School Devotions for the Year

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | File type : Document

What is the purpose for devotions? Are they another chance to practice your program songs, or a meaningful opportunity for student growth? Jonas shares a list of considerations for planning devotional... Read More

Purposeful-Parent Teacher Activities by Victor Ebersole

Contributor: Victor Ebersole | Length : 46 | File type : Audio

Victor leads a discussion on activities that invite parents to engage with the school at a more than superficial level.

Developing a High School Scope And Sequence by Kevin Graber

Contributor: Kevin Graber | Length : 45 | File type : Audio

How do schools enhance their high school programs? How do schools without high school plan to implement Grades 9-12? Kevin, a high school teacher, leads a discussion on effective traditional and non-t... Read More

Why Teach Literature? by Jonas Sauder

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | Length : 44 | File type : Audio

What is the value of teaching the children classic literature? Jonas explains that with literature, students connect to reality in a way they might not through other disciplines--and offers extended s... Read More

Attributes of an Anabaptist School by Jonathan Erb

Contributor: Jonathan Erb | Length : 55 | File type : Audio

What makes a school Anabaptist? Citing the examples of the earliest Anabaptists, Jonathan takes a sobering look at what our schools have to offer--and of what we must be ware.

Developing and Following a Budget by Eugene Yoder

Contributor: Eugene Yoder | Length : 43 | File type : Audio

How does the school develop and follow a budget that meets the highest goals for education? Eugene leads a discussion.

How To Do It by Randall Yoder

Contributor: Randall Yoder | Length : 29 | File type : Audio

Events like CASBI provide a wealth of ideas for improving your personal and professional life. But if you try to do everything immediately, you'll likely fail at everything, says Randall. Drawing on S... Read More

Role and Responsibilities of the Chairman by Anthony Lengacher

Contributor: Anthony Lengacher | Length : 47 | File type : Audio

Anthony, a board chair, explores the topic of the chairman's role and responsibilities in the school board.

Role and Responsibilities of the Treasurer by Eugene Yoder

Contributor: Eugene Yoder | Length : 59 | File type : Audio

With active input from attendees, Eugene explores legal and practical issues involved in school finances.

Dealing with Dilemmas Panel Discussion

Contributor: Gerald Miller | Length : 38 | File type : Audio

Experienced school leaders respond to questions regarding manipulative parents, school readiness, and related topics. Moderated by Jonas Sauder.This is a follow-up discussion to the Dealing with D... Read More