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.
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
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.
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
Heather Fay, Program Services Officer, FCD
Tim Ryan, Director of Client Relations and Regional Officer, FCD
Desirae Vasquez, Director of Program Services, FCD
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 • 2:00-3:00 p.m. (EDT)
Registration deadline: Tuesday, October 21, 2014
In 2009, the General Convention of the Episcopal Church passed Resolution A138 establishing the Lay Employee Pension system and expanded pension benefits to qualified employees regularly scheduled to work 1,000 hours per year. In 2012, General Convention passed Resolution C042 which modified contribution requirements for Episcopal schools. Join the presenter for a discussion of the details of the lay pension program and how it impacts you and your employees.
Timothy Vanover, Vice President for Business Development, Church Pension Group
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 • 2:00-3:00 p.m. (EDT)
Registration deadline: Monday, October 27, 2014
Are you thinking of launching a capital campaign? Is your current campaign stalled? Come and learn about the six best practices in successful capital campaigns. Ideal for Heads of School, Trustees, Development and Advancement staff and committee members, and schools and parishes considering a capital campaign.
Brad Layland, Managing Partner and Senior Consultant, The Focus Group
Thursday, November 13, 2014 • 4:00-5:00 p.m. (EDT)
Registration deadline: Wednesday, November 12, 2014
In the aftermath of nearly unprecedented market turmoil and disruption, many investors discovered that their portfolios were not nearly as protected from downside risk as they thought.
This seminar demonstrates how expanding the asset allocation opportunity beyond the traditional notion of "diversification" can help build better, more risk-aware portfolios.
Ideal for heads of school, treasurers, finance committee members, business managers and others charged with stewarding the school’s resources. May also be of interest to individual members of the faculty and staff interested in learning more about managing their personal retirement portfolios.
David Murphy, Senior Vice President-Wealth Management, Portfolio Manager, UBS Financial Services
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 • 2:00-3:00 p.m. (EDT)
Registration deadline: Monday, December 8, 2014
Released in August 2014, NAES' new Episcopal Identity and Culture Self-Study is designed to be used as a supplement to an accreditation self-study or as a separate review process, either in part or in whole. Independent school organization and accrediting body staff members are invited to join the Rev. Daniel Heischman, NAES Executive Director, for a review of the document and to learn about its use in the accreditation process.
This webinar is free to ISANET organization staff members.