Community Relationships

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

Making Content that Makes a Difference

Contributor: Kyle Stoltzfus | Length : 43 | File type : Audio

Any effective newsletter, website, or podcast begins with carefully planned content. This session explores three basic principles of effective communication and a structured approach to making content... Read More

Relating to Old Order Amish and Mennonite Donors

Contributor: Richie Lauer | Length : 44 | File type : Audio

Our churches are blessed with many competent and generous businessmen who play a vital role in funding Kingdom work. Nonprofit organizations who share values held by Amish and Old Order Mennonite dono... Read More