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These focused, one hour sessions on Episcopal school topics offer you:

  • Fingertip learning—education brought to you at your desktop
  • Cost-effective learning—avoid travel costs and time away
  • Real-time learning—current information and knowledge

Webinars are free to members and, unless otherwise noted, $75 per "seat" for non-members Register for one "seat" and gather your leadership team around the computer screen and telephone. Or, each member of your leadership team can register for a "seat" and participate from home or the office.

Laptop or desktop participants will need a telephone, Internet access, and a computer that meets the ReadyTalk system requirements. ReadyTalk also offers you a way to test your computer.

iPad participants will need a telephone, Internet access, and the free iPad ReadyTalk App. (NAES is not responsible for the functionality or security of this third-party app.)

» Web Recordings Archive

Winter 2015

Leading Together: Understanding Parish Day School Governance

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 • 2:00-3:00 p.m. (EST)

Registration deadline: Monday, January 12, 2015

At some point in their shared lives, Episcopal parish and school leaders often discover that they have different assumptions about what they can or should expect of their colleagues “across the way.” This session will explore some of the key differences between churches and schools that can lead to misunderstanding, outline elements of healthy parish day school governance and authority, and offer practical tools to sustain a positive working relationship between church and school leaders.

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The Evolving Standard of Care for Handling Student Sexual Assault and Misconduct in the Independent School

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 • 2:00-3:00 p.m. (EST)

Registration deadline: Monday, February 16, 2015

Student-on-student sexual assault is one of the most high profile issues on college campuses. The rules for handling assaults are rapidly evolving and they are filtering down to independent schools and establishing a new legal standard of care. This webinar will discuss steps independent schools should take to comply with the evolving standard of care. In addition, the speakers will offer a uniform process for developing policies that address the training, reporting, and investigation responsibilities schools should adopt for dealing with similar forms of misconduct such as hazing, bullying, and sexual molestation.

Presenters: David Wolowitz, McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton; D. Frank Vinik, Title IX Comply; and John McLaughlin and Darrow Milgrim, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

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Undertaking a Feasibility Study for School Start-up and Exploratory Committees

Thursday, February 19, 2015 • 2:00-3:00 p.m. (EST)

Registration deadline: Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Exploring the possibility of starting an Episcopal school? One of the most important components of the planning process is a feasibility study to test community needs and the demand for a new school. What are the essential components of a feasibility study? How long does it take and how is it completed? How is the data from the study evaluated and used in the planning process? This webinar will address these common questions and offer practical tools for moving forward.

Presenter: David Kasievich, Head of School, St. James School, Philadelphia, PA

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