School Board

Board, Principals, and Administrators: Who Does What?

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | File type : Document

The document below delineates distinctive responsibilities of boards and principals/administrators (some schools use one title; some the other) and then goes on to list a job description for the princ... Read More

Board: A Teacher Talks

Contributor: Jonathan Erb | Length : 43 | File type : Audio

Okay, board, listen up. A teacher is going to share with you some board-shaking ideas. We hope that this workshop will cause the apathetic tendency in your board heart to dash away like a surprised ra... Read More

School Boards with Foresight

Contributor: Paul Bear | Length : 39 | File type : Audio

We need people who understand history to help guide the school, but with God’s help we need to look forward, discovering and presenting solutions for today’s needs. Focusing on the future can be don... Read More

School Boards with Hindsight

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

It has been said that you can see what happened better than what is going to happen; however, are we truly learning from the faults and victories of the past?

Spiderwebs and Hiking Sticks: How You Can Support a Visionary Leader

Contributor: Clayton Shenk | Length : 9 | File type : Video

Clayton has spent nearly 30 years in Christian education—much of it pioneering a school in the city of York. But not everyone has the ability to start new projects. How do the rest of us fit in? Vis... 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

Chairing Nonprofit Boards

Contributor: Gary Miller | Length : 37 | File type : Audio

The chairman plays a critical role in managing the oversight of a non-profit ministry. A well-functioning board of directors requires a board chairman who is an advocate, a delegator, a diplomat, and ... Read More

Effective Board Structure and Processes

Contributor: Merle Herr | Length : 48 | File type : Audio

Adequate structure and great processes provide the anchor to stable board governance. Board work is teamwork and boards usually consist of highly capable, seasoned individuals. Yet too often, the stru... Read More

Leading and Chairing Meetings

Contributor: Amos Esh | Length : 44 | File type : Audio

Effective team meetings and business meetings are crucial to the success or challenges of a church and/or ministry. This session will reflect on the dynamics that can potentially produce positive outc... Read More

Serving Together: Board Spouses

Contributor: Mary Anna Graber | Length : 24 | File type : Audio

So your husband is on the school board, or he's teaching school, or he's serving in a church role. What does that mean for you (besides the fact that you see less of him)? In this discussion, women co... Read More