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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.)

» Web Recordings Archive


Winter/Spring 2016

Starting and Sustaining Planned Giving in Your Episcopal School

Thursday, January 14, 2016 • 2:00-3:00 p.m. (EST)


Planned gifts made to your school could be transformational in securing funds for scholarships, building endowments and new facilities, and empowering your future. However, many Episcopal schools find it difficult to get started due to a lack of understanding of planned giving basics and how these gifts can support both the needs of donors as well as those of your school.

Please join Jim Murphy, Managing Program Director at the Episcopal Church Foundation, and representatives from Episcopal schools who have developed successful planned giving programs to learn:

  • the essentials for starting a planned giving program,
  • tips on how to maintain it, and
  • how this can fit into your school’s development strategy regardless of your size.

Leadership Skills Series: Interviewing 101

Thursday, January 28, 2016 • 2:00-3:00 p.m. (EST)


Join Chris Fleischner, president of CalWest Educators Placement, a leading educator search firm, for tips to make the most of the interview process. You will receive relevant takeways and insights to put into practice for the winter/spring hiring season.This webinar is geared to division heads, department chairs, experienced teachers, and others who are new to the interview process at their school.

Disruptive Service: Moving From Needs to Assets

Thursday, February 11, 2016 • 2:00-3:00 p.m. (EST)


Many service projects are based on the perceived needs of a community, sustaining narratives and cycles of dependency that are usually defined by others. What if service was the product of partnerships that leverage the shared gifts of our community partners? In this webinar with Sean McConnell, Senior Director, Engagement, Episcopal Relief and Development, learn how Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) builds relationships, strengthens communities, and can inform service projects that value the gifts of a community over its needs.

Early Childhood Education Program Governance: Are Your Bylaws Working?

Thursday, March 3, 2016 • 2:00-3:00 p.m. (EST)


Episcopal preschools should have a school board whose composition, responsibilities, and relationship to the vestry or other governing body are outlined in a set of well-considered bylaws. Ideally, these bylaws assist the school and the parish in fulfilling their respective and joint responsibilities in service of the preschool's mission, programs, and financial sustainability. We will take a look at the most important components of ECE program bylaws, such as the role and composition of the school board and the key responsibilities of rector, vestry, board chair, and director.

Marketing Your School's Episcopal Identity

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 • 2:00-3:00 p.m. (EST)

Registration deadline: Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Back by popular demand for the fifth year! This webinar will look at trends in the independent school landscape and explore how Episcopal schools are using their websites, tours, publications, and other recruitment and marketing efforts to articulate Episcopal identity as a distinguishing strength.

» Learn more and register.

Discplined Investing in a Changing World

Thursday, April 28, 2016 • 4:00-5:00 p.m. (EST)

Registration deadline: Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Every investor, at some point, thinks he or she can do better than “the market.” Global unrest, elections, market volatility—all feed into investors’ emotions and can work to sabotage investment discipline. Join Andrew Christos of American Funds and David P. Murphy of UBS Financial Services for a discussion of these 3 topics:

  • the difficulties and potential dangers of trying to time the market, how new presidents have—or haven’t—affected the stock market and how staying the course has historically offered better long-term results.
  • The American Funds 2016 Outlook, presented in an easily understood manner. It describes the opportunities we see around the world, with a focus on the growing consumer class in the developing world, the strong U.S. consumer and the global dividend opportunity.
  • The five retirement realities that your clients will soon face—or are facing already—and how equity income may be appropriate in helping to meet their goals.

» Learn more and register.