Community Relationships

Becoming an Effective Teacher: Fulfilling the Expectations

Contributors: 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

Contributors: 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

Contributors: 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

Contributors: 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

Contributors: 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?

Pastoral Support For Boards

Contributors: 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

Contributors: 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

Contributors: 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

| 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

Contributors: 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?