Philosophy & Leadership

How Will You Talk about COVID? Framing the Conversation for Your Students

Contributor: Patrick Heatwole | Length : 15 | File type : Video

COVID will change your classroom, your students, and your teaching experience this year--and not just with more masks, social distancing, and handwashing. Students have been hearing opinions about the... Read More

Becoming an Effective Teacher: Fulfilling the Expectations

Contributor: Anthony Hurst | Length : 48 | File type : Audio

What do parents expect of their children's teacher? What does the board want? How does the church see your role? Anthony encourages us to place the vocation of teaching in its context within the commu... Read More

Supporting the Parents

Contributor: Matt Peachey | Length : 39 | File type : Audio

If parents are responsible to train their children, what are they doing in schools? Matthew examines the school's role in serving the goals of godly parents.

Selling the Church

Contributor: Matt Peachey | Length : 40 | File type : Audio

Does your school develop students who love their local church? In the classroom, your students can polish their ideas for perfecting congregational practice, but they won't thrive until they embrace t... Read More

Strengthening the School

Contributor: Matt Peachey | Length : 48 | File type : Audio

If the gospel is our chief concern, why worry about academics? Matthew calls for schools that seek excellence in everything they do as a part of obeying the gospel.

Signposts for the Journey

Contributor: Matt Peachey | Length : 40 | File type : Audio

What should our goals be as Anabaptist churches? How should we live? How does the school fit in?

Needed: Your Input; Filling Your Role at Your Next Meeting

Contributor: Philip Horst | Length : 7 | File type : Video

What are meetings for? We don't just gather to drink coffee and work our way through a dry agenda. Meetings are meant for discussion, new ideas, and even conflict, says Philip. But how can we engage w... Read More

It Can Be Done: Preparing for a School Leadership Transition

Contributor: Clayton Shenk | Length : 10 | File type : Video

Download the video or download audio only Years before he stepped down from leading Tidings of Peace Christian School, Clayton worked with the school board to initiated a transition plan. In this c... Read More

Faithful to the End: A Web Meeting for Administrators and High School Students

Contributor: Austin Shenk | File type : Video

On April 24, a group of teachers and school leaders met to discuss: How can teachers support struggling students at a distance? How can you and a disappointing school year positively? What does th... Read More

Why Meet? How Effective Meetings Can Build Your School Culture

Contributor: Philip Horst | Length : 9 | File type : Video

What's the point of a group of staffers sitting in a room, working through a meeting agenda? Why do board members need to gather? Are meetings just inefficient ways for people to avoid emailing each... Read More