School Board

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

How To Do It by Randall Yoder

Contributor: Randall Yoder | Length : 29 | File type : Audio

Events like CASBI provide a wealth of ideas for improving your personal and professional life. But if you try to do everything immediately, you'll likely fail at everything, says Randall. Drawing on S... Read More

Role and Responsibilities of the Chairman by Anthony Lengacher

Contributor: Anthony Lengacher | Length : 47 | File type : Audio

Anthony, a board chair, explores the topic of the chairman's role and responsibilities in the school board.

Role and Responsibilities of the Treasurer by Eugene Yoder

Contributor: Eugene Yoder | Length : 59 | File type : Audio

With active input from attendees, Eugene explores legal and practical issues involved in school finances.

Seven Important Topics to Discuss by Doug Kauffman

Contributor: | Length : 39 | File type : Audio

Effectively governing the school means more than keeping the bills paid and the fires put out. Even hiring teachers every year isn't all. Doug raises seven questions that school boards should consider... Read More