Biennial Conference 2022

Wednesday, November 9 (12pm) - Friday, November 11, 2022 (5pm US/Central)

Marriott San Antonio Rivercenter
101 Bowie St. [map]
San Antonio, TX 78205



Schedule of Sessions and Special Events



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Wednesday November 09, 2022

12:00 pm - 06:00 pm Registration (Day 1) - Registration I / Foyer
Sign in and collect your name badge and other conference materials from the NAES registration desk.
01:00 pm - 04:30 pm Deep Dive: New Chaplains - Conference Rooms
Dive into school chaplaincy in this pre-conference event. Intended for chaplains in their first three years of chaplaincy.
Deep Dive: New Heads of School - Conference Rooms 1-17
Dive into Episcopal school headship in this pre-conference event. Intended for heads in their first three years of headship.
Episcopal Urban School Alliance Meeting - Conference Rooms
Invitation only.
Offsite Visit: San Antonio Foodbank - 5200 Enrique M. Barrera Parkway
Begin Biennial Conference with service, by visiting the San Antonio Foodbank. Groups and individuals work together to sort and/or pack produce, non-perishable foods, and household items, preparing them for distribution. Duties may include checking for expiration dates, opened packages and spoilage, labeling cans, and packing bags of food or household items.
05:00 pm - 06:30 pm Muhlenberg & Friends Reception - Conference Rooms 20-21
Invitation only.

Thursday November 10, 2022

07:00 am - 06:00 pm Registration (Day 2) - Registration I / Foyer
If you haven't already, collect your name badge and other conference materials from the NAES registration desk.
07:30 am - 08:00 am Morning Prayer - Conference Rooms 20-21
08:00 am - 08:30 am First-Time Attendee Orientation - Conference Room 1-2
Sign up for this event if this is your first time attending NAES Biennial Conference!
08:00 am - 08:45 am Morning Coffee • Exhibitor Meet & Greet - Salons A-F Foyer
08:45 am - 10:00 am Opening General Session & Keynote Speaker - Salons E-F
Sponsored by RG175
 
Mr. Jon E. Meacham photo Mr. Jon E. Meacham
Canon Historian
Washington National Cathedral
Biography
10:00 am - 10:30 am Exhibitor Meet & Greet
10:30 am - 11:30 am (A) Panel Discussion & Workshops - Conference Rooms 1-2
Attend a panel discussion addressing the themes raised in Jon Meacham's preceding keynote address—or attend one of the following workshops.
 
The Rev. Scott J. Brown photo The Rev. Scott J. Brown
Headmaster
TMI Episcopal
Ms. Chelsea Collins photo Ms. Chelsea Collins
Head of School
St. Luke's Episcopal School
Edward Trusty Ed.D. photo Edward Trusty Ed.D.
Head of School
St. Paul's School for Boys
A1 - Creating Change Through Parent Programs
A2 - Angels in Action
A3 - Leadership Formation in a Crucible: Lessons from the Pandemic
A4 - Creating a Thriving Culture of Chapel Talks
A5 - The Chaplain and the DEI Practitioner: An Inclusive Roadmap
A6 - Restorative Practices for Educators: How to Get Started
A7 - How to create your own "Global Faith and Service" Class
A8 - Joyful and Inclusive School Communities Supported with Technology
A9 - Onboarding for Equity: An Associate Headship
11:30 am - 12:00 pm Exhibitor Meet & Greet
12:00 pm - 01:15 pm Awards Luncheon - Salons E-F
Included with your conference registration, celebrate with us as we honor our Ruth Jenkins Award and John D. Verdery Award recipients and hear from a keynote speaker.
 
Dr. Kara Allen photo Dr. Kara Allen
Chief Impact Officer, San Antonio Spurs

01:45 pm - 02:45 pm (B) Featured Speaker & Workshops - Conference Rooms 1-2
Hear from a featured speaker or attend one of the following workshops.
Sponsored by the Association of Episcopal Colleges.
 
The Rev. Bradley S. Hauff DClinPsy photo The Rev. Bradley S. Hauff DClinPsy
Missioner for Indigenous Ministries
The Episcopal Church
B1 - Handling Parents in the Age of Enablement
B2 - Courageous Leadership and Challenging Conversations
B3 - Dashboards: Visualizing Data to Create Change
B4 - Changed for Good: Pandemic Lessons and Fresh Ideas for Chapel
B5 - Implementing a Cathedral Model for Chaplaincy
B6 - Integrating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Into Your Investment Portfolio
B7 - The Heart and Soul of SEL
B8 - Using an Orientation on Episcopal Identity to Foster Community
B9 - Maintaining School Momentum and Accountability during a Head of School Search
02:45 pm - 03:30 pm Afternoon Refresher • Exhibitor Meet & Greet - Salons A-F Foyer
03:30 pm - 04:30 pm (C) Featured Speaker & Workshops - Conference Rooms 1-2
Hear from a featured speaker or attend one of the following workshops.
 
Eric Cooper photo Eric Cooper
CEO, San Antonio Food Bank

Biography
C1 - Trustees are from Mars—School Heads are from Venus: A Practical Guide for Understanding the Personality Differences between Corporate and Independent School Leaders
C2 - Telling Stories for Chapel
C3 - The Servant Leader: Follow me, I’m right behind you!
C4 - Shared Leadership: The Role of the Rector in a Parish Day School
C5 - Theology Offers Good News for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Work in Schools
C6 - Be the Change: DEIB and the Legal Landscape
C7 - Be Strong and Courageous: Building a Youth Toolkit for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence
C8 - Creating Sacred Space: Strategies for Building Your School’s Episcopal Identity
C9 - Workplace Investigations and Employee Separations
05:00 pm - 06:30 pm Conference Eucharist - Salons B–F
06:30 pm - 07:30 pm Reception • Exhibitor Meet & Greet - Salons A-F Foyer
Included in your conference registration.
07:00 pm - 09:00 pm Movie Screening: My Name Is Pauli Murray
My Name Is Pauli Murray is an 2021 American documentary film, directed by Betsy West and Julie Cohen, written by West, Cohen, Talleah Bridges McMahon and Cinque Northern. It follows the life of lawyer, activist, and Episcopal priest, Pauli Murray.

Friday November 11, 2022

07:00 am - 05:00 pm Registration (Day 3) - Registration I / Foyer
If you haven't already, collect your name badge and other conference materials from the NAES registration desk.
07:30 am - 08:00 am Morning Prayer - Conference Rooms 20-21
08:00 am - 08:45 am Morning Coffee • Exhibitor Meet & Greet - Salons A-F Foyer
09:00 am - 10:00 am (D) Featured Speaker & Workshops - Conference Rooms 1-2
Hear from a featured speaker or attend one of the following workshops.
Sponsored by Dudley & Prehn Consultants.

 
Mrs. Kristin L. Smith Esq. photo Mrs. Kristin L. Smith Esq.
Attorney At Law
Fisher & Phillips LLP
D1 - Communications in Times of Crisis: Hope Is Not a Strategy
D2 - Management, Messaging, and Mission: How ECE Programs Have Navigated the Pandemic
D3 - Strong and Courageous Governance: Unlocking Possibilities for Boards and Heads
D4 - What is truth?
D5 - Haiti Partnerships: How to Know Whether "Doing Good" Actually Does Good?
D6 - Creating a Culture of Belonging through the lens of Mind, Brain & Education and Diversity, Equity & Belonging
D7 - Conduct a Technology Self-Audit (and Tips for Filling the Gaps)
D8 - Communication as a Pastoral Imperative
D9 - My Name is Pauli Murray: A Workshop to Develop and Enhance Curriculum On Gender, Race, and Equity
10:00 am - 10:30 am Exhibitor Meet & Greet - Salons A-F Foyer
10:30 am - 11:30 am (E) Featured Speaker & Workshops - Conference Rooms 1-2
Hear from a featured speaker or attend one of the following workshops.
 
The Rev. Mark Jefferson Ph.D. photo The Rev. Mark Jefferson Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Homiletics
Virginia Theological Seminary
E1 - Stop the Gap: A Different Annual Giving Paradigm
E2 - "Peekaboo" with God is More than a Game: How Anyone Can Lead a Joyful and Impactful Preschool Chapel Program
E3 - Heads of Color in Episcopal Schools: What Do We Know Now, What Does the Future Look Like?
E4 - Jesus is the Vine, We are the Branches
E5 - Chapel Bytes and Other Pandemic-Inspired Innovations
E6 - Teaching Enslavement for Empowerment and Empathy
E7 - Providing K-12 Comprehensive Sexuality Education in Episcopal Schools
E8 - Make Character Development a Priority
E9 - Progress in the Midst
11:30 am - 01:15 pm Exhibitor Meet & Greet - Salons A-F Foyer
12:00 pm - 01:15 pm ($) Affinity Group Luncheons
Administrators Luncheon - Salon A-D
Chaplains & Teachers of Religion Luncheon - Salon A-D
DEIJ Practitioners Luncheon - Salon A-D
Sponsored by Virginia Theological Seminary
Faculty Luncheon - Salon A-D
Heads of School & ECE Directors Luncheon - Salon A-D
Sponsored by The Education Group
Rectors Luncheon - Salon A-D
Trustees & Vestry Members Luncheon - Salon A-D
01:30 pm - 02:30 pm (F) Featured Speaker & Workshops - Conference Rooms 1-2
Hear from the featured speakers or attend one of the following workshops.
 
Mr. Ron Kim photo Mr. Ron Kim
Head of School
The Bishop's School
Stephanie Rogen photo Stephanie Rogen
Principal and Founder of Greenwich Leadership Partners

Biography
F1 - “Do as I Say, Not as I…D’Oh!”: How Schools Accidentally Teach Behavior That Doesn’t Align with Our Values
F2 - How Innovative Episcopal Schools are Navigating Social Media, SEL, and Current Events
F3 - Creating an Episcopal School System
F4 - Via Media: Leading From the Middle
F5 - Interreligious Hospitality: A Chapel Paradigm for Episcopal High Schools
F6 - Starting a DEIJ Program
F7 - Make Religious Studies Appealing
F8 - Using Episcopal Identity as a Guide to Launch Affinity Groups: Lessons Learned from a K-8 Campus
F9 - Admissions Data 101: Learn the Stats and Metrics you Need to Meet Your Goals
02:45 pm - 04:00 pm Closing General Session - Salons E-F