Community Relationships

Pastoral Support For Boards

Contributor: Laverne Ropp | Length : 39 | File type : Audio

As we probe the need that is implied regarding pastoral support for boards, there are questions that face us. What is effective support? What are the ultimate goals in view? Can roles be crossed or mi... Read More

Ten-Minute Presentations: Hybrid Classroom, Technology, Victims in the Classroom, Finding and Training Teachers

Contributor: Sheldon Yoder | Length : 45 | File type : Audio

Speakers offer a brief presentation of topics relevant to conservative Anabaptist schools: Individualized/Conventional Hybrid School: What are the pros and cons of a hybrid classroom? How can it b... Read More

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?

Support Matters and Attendance Matters

Contributor: | Length : 41 | File type : Audio

Our schools need support through shared vision and burden. How can the vision and burden be shared by all? What is so important about student attendance, and how can it be improved when lagging? ... Read More

Supporting Parents and Selling the Church

Contributor: Matt Peachey | Length : 59 | File type : Audio

Who is responsible for the education of our children? How do teachers help educate our children? What kind of people should we be?

I? You? Us?

Contributor: Aaron Derstine | Length : 45 | File type : Audio

Team rules decree that the board, parents, and teachers are on the same team. Will they be able to perform together?

You Are Not on Trial: How Parent-Teacher Events Can Strengthen Your Teaching

Contributor: Victor Ebersole | Length : 8 | File type : Video

When you sit down to discuss a child's progress at a parent-teacher meeting, the level of tension can rise. After all, whether you are the parent or the teacher, your work is being evaluated. But Vict... Read More

The Effective Use of Committees

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | Length : 38 | File type : Audio

As a member of the school board, you are responsible for overseeing many aspects of the school: finding staff, facilitating communication among school staff, parents, and church, providing finances, a... Read More

Board Governance: The Four Core Elements

Contributor: Merle Herr | Length : 46 | File type : Audio

This session provides an overview of the foundations of effective board governance. It provides an understanding of board governance through four simple core principles that, taken together, produce a... Read More

An Effective Newsletter

Contributor: Weston Showalter | Length : 44 | File type : Audio

Compiling a good newsletter is one way we can “plead the cause of the poor and needy.” Accurate information, touching stories, well-written articles, good photos, and tasteful design are all a part ... Read More