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Events

Webinars

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.)

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Spring 2014

An Orientation to Episcopal Schools for New Board Chairs and Trustees

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 • 2:00-3:00 p.m. (EDT)

Registration deadline: Friday, June 13, 2014

Spring is a time for welcomes and farewells for Episcopal school board of trustees. Support new trustees and board chairs with this orientation to Episcopal school governance: what is the role of the board in sustaining Episcopal identity? How is an Episcopal school board similar to or different from that of other independent schools? What should every board member know about the mission of Episcopal schools?

» Learn more and register.

Summer-Fall 2014

New Heads Introduction to Episcopal Schools and NAES

Thursday, August 14, 2014 • 2:00-3:00 p.m. (EDT)

Registration deadline: Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Whether you are a brand new school head or early childhood program director or an experienced school head leading an Episcopal school for the first time, join us to learn more about the key characteristics of Episcopal schools and the services and resources available from NAES that can support you in your leadership.

Free to members and non-members alike, heads of school beginning their first or second year of Episcopal school headship should plan to attend this webinar.

Presenters:
The Rev. Daniel R. Heischman, D.D., Executive Director, NAES
Meredyth M. Cole, Head of School, Episcopal Schools of Dallas
Silvia Larrauri, Head of School, St. Stephen's Episcopal Day School, Coconut Grove, FL

» Learn more and register.

New Chaplains Introduction to Episcopal Schools and NAES

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 • 4:00-5:00 p.m. (EDT)

Registration deadline: Monday, September 15, 2014

Welcome to Episcopal school chaplaincy! Join experienced chaplains and the NAES staff to learn about the unique nature of Episcopal school ministry, the role of the chaplain, and resources that can enrich your school ministry.

Topics will include:

  • key characteristics of Episcopal schools;
  • understanding school culture;
  • Episcopal school worship and the study of religion; and
  • balancing multiple roles and responsibilities.

Free to members and non-members alike, this webinar is ideal for all chaplains in their first two years of service, including parish clergy who also serve as school chaplain.

» Learn more and register.

Using a Health Basis to Prevent Student Marijuana Use

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 • 2:00-3:00 p.m. (EDT)

Registration deadline: Monday, October 6, 2014

While laws and culture around marijuana use are changing, the health basis for prevention remains the same. Join Freedom from Chemical Dependency (FCD) in a timely discussion about student marijuana use and what you can do to keep healthy kids healthy, with an emphasis on the practical steps Episcopal schools can take to reduce student use and change risky student attitudes. From this webinar, you'll learn:

  • what adolescent marijuana use trends look like
  • how to talk with kids about marijuana from a health perspective
  • what current research says about marijuana, the teen brain, and the consequences of use
  • which prevention initiatives in schools are effective in reducing marijuana use
  • what to say when students ask tough questions about marijuana
  • the difference between individual and community-based prevention efforts, and how to use both in your school to prevent student marijuana use
  • how to prioritize a prevention climate, not just a program, when it comes to adolescent marijuana use

Presenters:
Heather Fay, FCD Program Services Officer
Tim Ryan, FCD Director of Client Relations and Regional Officer
Desirae Vasquez, Director of Program Services

» Learn more and register.

Making the Most of Biennial Conference 2014

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 • 2:00-3:00 p.m. (EDT)

Registration deadline: Monday, October 13, 2014

Have you already registered for Biennial Conference 2014? Are you thinking about going, but haven't yet taken the plunge? Join NAES staff members for a guided tour of what's on offer in Anaheim and how you can make the most of your experience and time in support of your personal and organizational mission and ministry.

This webinar is free to member and non-members alike.

» Learn more and register.