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Leadership & Governance Institute 2008

Monday, April 7, 2008

Virginia Theological Seminary
3737 Seminary Road [map]
Alexandria, VA 22304



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Monday April 07, 2008

08:45 am - 09:00 am Coffee
09:00 am - 09:15 am Welcome and Introductions
 
The Rev. Daniel R. Heischman D.D. photo The Rev. Daniel R. Heischman D.D.
Executive Director
National Association of Episcopal Schools
Biography
09:15 am - 10:15 am Boards and Vestries—Similarities and Differences Heads and Boards—Pressures that We Face as Leaders
This presentation will examine why understanding the differences between boards and vestries is crucial to good governance and what the current pressures schools leaders face in the current world of school leadership. Small group reflections on these topics will follow the presentation.
 
The Rev. Daniel R. Heischman D.D. photo The Rev. Daniel R. Heischman D.D.
Executive Director
National Association of Episcopal Schools
Biography
10:15 am - 11:15 pm Leadership and Relationships
A discussion of how relationships need to be built and sustained so as to foster good leadership and governance. Small group reflections on this topic will follow the presentation.
 
The Very Rev. Roger A. Ferlo Ph.D., D.D. photo The Very Rev. Roger A. Ferlo Ph.D., D.D.


11:15 am - 11:45 am Best Practices in Leadership Transition
Is your school and church preparing for leadership transition, whether it's at the school or the church? Have you just called a new head or new rector? What about changes in the composition of the board or vestry? This presentation will offer ideas on how to make these changes run more smoothly.
 
Mrs. Laura C. Walker


11:45 am - 12:15 pm Plenary Reflections on the Morning's Topics
 
The Rev. Daniel R. Heischman D.D. photo The Rev. Daniel R. Heischman D.D.
Executive Director
National Association of Episcopal Schools
Biography
12:15 pm - 01:00 pm Lunch
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm Episcopal Identity in Independent Episcopal Schools
Join the presenter for a discussion of how to use NAES' Principles of Good Practice for Furthering Episcopal Identity in Episcopal Schools to support and improve your independent school's identity, leadership and governance.
 
The Rev. Daniel R. Heischman D.D. photo The Rev. Daniel R. Heischman D.D.
Executive Director
National Association of Episcopal Schools
Biography
Principles of Good Practice in Parish School Governance
Join the presenters for a discussion of how best to lead a parish school and for an examination of a preliminary draft of NAES' new Principles of Good Practice for Parish School Governance.
 
The Very Rev. Roger A. Ferlo Ph.D., D.D. photo The Very Rev. Roger A. Ferlo Ph.D., D.D.


Mrs. Laura C. Walker


02:00 pm - 03:00 pm Plenary Discussion of Issues and Concerns in Your Schools
 
The Rev. Daniel R. Heischman D.D. photo The Rev. Daniel R. Heischman D.D.
Executive Director
National Association of Episcopal Schools
Biography
03:00 pm - 03:15 pm Institute Evaluation and Closing Remarks
 
The Rev. Daniel R. Heischman D.D. photo The Rev. Daniel R. Heischman D.D.
Executive Director
National Association of Episcopal Schools
Biography
Leadership & Governance Institute 2008: NAES