Leading the Small School: A Paradigm for Operations and Management

Peter Hansen June 6, 2016

Presented at:
SCL Conference 2016


Session one of this two part workshop seeks to outline an "ideal small school" paradigm in terms of organizational structure and systems processes that can provide the optimum conditions for a small school to flourish. Session two will then explore more of the nuts and bolts details that drive the model by looking at different operational dashboards and key performance indicators.


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Peter Hansen
Peter B. Hansen is currently serving as the headmaster of Annapolis Christian Academy in Corpus Christi, Texas. After graduating from a classical Christian home school co-op, Mr. Hansen went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Religion from Hillsdale College and a M.A.L.A. from St. John’s College. After college, Mr. Hansen taught upper school humanities courses at a variety of classical Christian schools including Regents School of Austin and Rockbridge Academy in Maryland. Prior to his appointment as headmaster of Annapolis Christian Academy, Mr. Hansen served as the upper school dean of academics and then the upper school principal at Annapolis. Mr. Hansen enjoys reading widely and staying active through surfing and soccer. He is married to Lisa and together they have four children.

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