The Head and the Board: Making it Work

by Keith Nix November 9, 2018

Perhaps the most important relationship in the school, the Head of School’s relationship with the board can be a tricky one. In this workshop, we will discuss principles and practices that can build trust, confidence and effective leadership.

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Generative Governance and Effective School Leadership

by Emory Latta November 9, 2018

Most schools have made the transition to governance in providing leadership and direction. Yet, even in schools that have made this transition, many continue to struggle to become strategically oriented and almost none advance to the level of vision-casting and mission-driven decision-making that Chait, Thomas and Taylor call Generative Governance. The purpose of this presentation […]

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Enrollment Management: A Case Study in Attrition and Retention (PART 1)

by John Heaton November 9, 2018

What Matters Most at School: Data can show us precisely the driving factors that sustain academic excellence over time. How is this to be accomplished with GenX’ers and Millenials? This session will explore those drivers using New Covenant as a case study. The practical takeaways will include what school boards, administrations and faculties must do […]

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Institutional Excellence: Best Practices for Conducting a Legal Audit of Your School

by Institutional Excellence: Best Practices for Conducting a Legal Audit of Your School November 9, 2018

Classical Christian schools rightly focus on academic and programmatic excellence. But institutional excellence must likewise be a priority for a school to flourish. Operating a Classical Christian school is full of legal risk. A legal audit focuses on legal compliance and best practices. A school that takes the time to assess its compliance with applicable […]

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Web Tools for Schools

by Mark Palmer June 28, 2014

Learn how to increase back-office efficiency and reduce costs by using low-cost, cloud-based solutions. Gain practical ideas for saving staff time, eliminating process steps, and reducing the number of paper documents that you process and store. Topics covered include marketing, admissions, staffing, finance, electronic payments, academics and governance.

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