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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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Winter-Spring 2014 Webinars

Nurturing the Spiritual Lives of Young Children

Thursday, March 11, 2014 • 2:00-3:00 p.m. (EDT)

Registration deadline: Friday, March 7, 2014

Many preschool and elementary school teachers and leaders have a deep grounding in the social, emotional, and intellectual needs of young children but may wonder how they can support their students’ spiritual development, particularly in a school setting. Similarly, parish clergy and school chaplains may wonder how best to engage preschool or elementary-level students in chapel or in a classroom setting. This webinar will offer an overview of the spiritual lives of young children and how adults can nurture their spiritual growth. Ideal for early childhood and elementary-level school leaders, faculty members, and chaplains.

Presenter: Amelia J. Dyer, Ph.D., Virginia Theological Seminary

» Learn more and register.

Maximizing Your School’s Social Media Presence with Limited Resources

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 • 2:00-3:00 p.m. (EDT)

Registration deadline: Monday, April 7, 2014

RenWebToday’s parents and students are connecting and sharing each day via Facebook and other social media channels. Does your school have a presence in social media where you can share information with school families, alumni, donors and friends? Does your school employ inbound marketing techniques that will help you attract prospective families to your school? Or have you found this communication channel to be out of reach because you don’t have the staff to manage it?

This webinar demonstrates how you can manage a robust social media presence with limited resources by smartly combining the power of your school’s website with a school blog, Facebook Page, Twitter account, Instagram and Pinterest.

It will show you through “cross-posting” how to minimize input and maximize output; how to save time by scheduling posts; and how to efficiently monitor comments from parents and students on your social media channels.

Presenter: Jaclyn Day, Communications/Marketing Manager, RenWeb School Management Software

» Learn more and register.

Engaging Students in Chapel: Ideas for Middle and Upper School

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 • 2:00-3:00 p.m. (EDT)

Registration deadline: Friday, April 18, 2014

During the first part of the webinar, Episcopal school chapel leaders will share how they have structured and engaged student participation. The second half will be devoted to sharing among participants. Come prepared to contribute at least one great chapel idea or tool! For grades 5- 12.

Presenters:
The Rev. Nathan Finnin, Chaplain, Canterbury School, Greensboro NC
Ann Mellow, NAES

» Learn more and register.

Marketing Your School's Episcopal Identity

Thursday, May 15, 2014 • 2:00-3:00 p.m. (EDT)

Registration deadline: Friday, May 9, 2014

Back by popular demand for the third 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.

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.