Hope Emerging

Contributor: Faith Michelle Beiler | File type : Blog Post

One day, a squirmy thing full of legs and brown stripes was carried into my classroom. It was a caterpillar, but an unusual one. Shades of brown and tan patterned its body, giving it a snake-like ... Read More

Signposts for the Journey

Contributor: 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?


Contributor: Carolyn Martin | File type : Blog Post

Today was our first day of kindergarten. In a normal school year, we hold a two-week kindergarten in April. This year in April, the twelve children who were eagerly counting days until they could ... Read More

Building On Our Heritage

Contributor: Sheldon Yoder | Length : 41 | File type : Audio

Having a clear-eyed understanding of our heritage on the one hand and a clear perspective of “the times” on the other, how do we build on our heritage in times like these? What exactly do we wish to... Read More

Claiming Our Heritage

Contributor: Sheldon Yoder | Length : 22 | File type : Audio

An inheritance requires work in order to benefit its recipients. What is this heritage of Christian schooling we’ve been handed? How can we go about actively claiming our heritage?

Effective Boards: Resolving Problems Together

Contributor: Gary Paul Miller | Length : 49 | File type : Audio

This session is part of the series on the structure and function of the board. Your school board is operating your school. Is it doing so effectively? Does it work like a well-oiled machine firing on ... Read More

The Principal: Proactive Initiatives

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | Length : 48 | File type : Audio

This session is part of the series on the role of the principal or administrator. A team needs a captain, a work-crew is well-served by a foreman, and a committee functions best with a chairman. Simil... Read More

Board Meetings: How, What, When, Why

Contributor: Danny Hertzler | Length : 47 | File type : Audio

How long has it been since you had a board meeting? Ever attended an ineffective board meeting? Come for ideas to help your meetings be more efficient, productive, and scheduled.

Education Matters and Diligence Matters

Contributor: James Beachy | Length : 42 | File type : Audio

Our affluent culture makes us easy targets for indolence and lethargy. How can we maintain respect for a solid education and value the hard work it requires?

School Matters, Past, Present, and Future

Contributor: Gerald Miller | Length : 35 | File type : Audio

This topic examines where we’ve been, where we are, and where we’re going. How well are we doing what we set out to do, and how will we be doing in the future?