Biennial Conference 2010: Thank You Conference Sponsors and Tabletop Displays

New York, NY—The National Association of Episcopal Schools is pleased to thank the sponsors of and the tabletop displays at its upcoming Biennial Conference 2010, to be held this November 18–20 in San Antonio, Texas.

Conference Tote Bag

Church Pension Group
445 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10016

The Church Pension Group serves Episcopal clergy and lay employees and their families, as well as Episcopal churches and institutions. We provide pension benefits and services, CREDO conferences, wellness strategies, retirement planning, life and disability insurance, health benefits, property and casualty insurance, and book and music publishing including the official worship materials of the Episcopal Church.

Friday Coffee Break

Doctor of Ministry in Educational Leadership Program—Virginia Theological Seminary
Virginia Theological Seminary
3537 Martha Custis Drive
Alexandria, VA 22302

The Doctor of Ministry in Educational Leadership Program is a unique degree program designed to address the challenges of leaders in full-time school ministry: heads of school, chaplains, rectors, and teachers. The program involves courses offered during three-week summer intensive sessions, intensive case study reflection, and an academic thesis project related to the practice of leadership in school ministry.

Notepad and Pen

School and Student Services by NAIS
1620 L Street NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20036
School and Student Services is a service of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS). SSS is used by more than 2,400 K-12 schools and organizations to help assess a family’s ability to pay for independent education. Through SSS, NAIS provides administrators with objective assessments of what families can pay for independent education, extends training workshops for them, and offers support software to make managing financial aid decisions easier and less time-consuming.

Water Bottle

Seminary of the Southwest
501 East 32nd
Austin, TX 78705

Seminary of the Southwest forms men and women for the service of Christ in lay or ordained ministry within the church and the larger society. Southwest’s vision is to be a community for formation and leadership within the church supported by a strength of program, endowment, and environment that assures excellence in theological and pastoral education.

Wine and Cheese Reception

The Episcopal Diocese of Texas (partial sponsorship)
1225 Texas Avenue
Houston, TX 77002
A community of miraculous expectations!

Tabletop Displays

Episcopal Camps & Conference Centers
P.O. Box 2320
Julian, CA 92036

Episcopal Camps & Conference Centers, Inc. is an organization that helps all camps, summer programs, retreat centers, and conference centers in the Episcopal Church of the United States. Its mission is to sustain and enhance their ministry by: nurturing professional growth and development of current and future leaders; fostering excellence in the operation and services of member centers; strengthening the network of communication, collegiality, and support among leaders of centers; securing faithful financial resources to sustain and expand the ministry of ECCC; and advocating for camp and conference ministry within the wider Church.

The Episcopal Church Foundation
815 Second Avenue
New York, NY 10017
The Episcopal Church Foundation helps Episcopal communities of faith strengthen their leadership and financial resources. Through innovative programs, partnerships, and expertise, we empower Episcopal organizations to pursue their ministry. ECF provides customized solutions, training, and resources for capital campaigns, planned giving, endowment management, annual giving, stewardship, and leadership development.

Episcopal Diocese of Haiti Partnership Program
c/o Lynx Air
P.O. Box 407139
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33340

The Episcopal Diocese of Haiti established a Partnership Program, fostering connections between churches and schools in the United States and Canada with Episcopal churches in Haiti. Partners have paid teachers’ salaries, provided classroom equipment, books, helped to build school buildings, provided medical help and exchanged visits, letters, and prayers.

Episcopal Relief & Development
815 Second Avenue
New York, NY 10017
Episcopal Relief & Development is an international relief and development agency and a compassionate response to human suffering on behalf of The Episcopal Church of the United States. Our work to heal a hurting world is guided by the principles of compassion, dignity and generosity.

Independent School Management
1316 N. Union Street
Wilmington, DE 19806-2594

ISM is the industry leader in private/independent school management and governance consulting. Founded in 1975, ISM serves schools through workshops, publications, risk management and human resources, insurance, and on-site consultations. ISM works with Boards and all members of the management team.

RenWeb School Management Software
P.O. Box 1622
Burleson, TX 76097

RenWeb, a state-of-the-art solution, is an amazing tool used in over 1,800 schools. RenWeb provides schools a complete solution, at an affordable price, through our integrated feature set which includes: Enrollment, Scheduling, Billing and Tuition, Lunchroom, and Health Management, Attendance, Homework, Lesson Plans Grade Book, Report Cards, Transcripts, Extensive Reporting Capabilities, Automated Email, and Parent Web Access all in one database.

Sewanee: The University of the South
735 University Avenue
Sewanee, TN 37383
Consistently ranked among the top tier of national liberal arts colleges, Sewanee was founded by leaders of the Episcopal Church in 1857. The University comprises the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Theology, and the School of Letters. Sewanee is located on a picturesque 13,000-acre campus atop Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau between Chattanooga and Nashville.

Southwestern Association of Episcopal Schools
1420 4th Avenue, Suite 29
Canyon, TX 79015

The mission of the Southwestern Association of Episcopal Schools is to lead, to nurture, and to unify Episcopal schools in order to advance educational excellence within the faith community of the Episcopal Church.