Boards

The Fundamentals: Principles for a Healthy Board

Friday, June 26 | 2:30-3:15pm Heads of School & Boards Session Recordings This session will present critical principles for a well run board. Included, will be best practices and practical examples. Keith Nix Keith Nix has served as the Head of School at Veritas School in Richmond, Virginia since 2010. Mr. Nix is the Vice Chairman of the Board of the Association of Classical and… Read More »The Fundamentals: Principles for a Healthy Board

Being a Good Boss: Building a Healthy Relationship with Your One Employee

Thursday, June 25 | 10:30-11:15am Heads of School & Boards Session Recording If your Board has had basic Board training, you know that a Head of School rarely stays beyond his or her fourth Board President. You may also know that school Heads do not reach their peak impact until they have been at a school for eight years or more. Most independent schools have… Read More »Being a Good Boss: Building a Healthy Relationship with Your One Employee

Renewing My Motivation to Lead

Friday, June 26 | 10:30-11:15am Heads of School & Boards Session Recording The demands of leadership often wear us down. Our team, our constituents, and the relentless nature of the job can leave us discouraged in our motivation to lead well. In this session, you will learn how to maintain – or entirely regain – a healthy perspective on your role as Head of School,… Read More »Renewing My Motivation to Lead

Leading an Effective Faculty Meeting

Friday, June 26 | 11:30-12:15pm Heads of School & Boards Session Recording This panel features three different administrators on the principles the follow to ensure your time with faculty is well spent. Practical suggestions and many examples will enhance your work with your faculty. Download Riley Gilmore Handout David Diener Dr. David Diener holds a BA in Philosophy and Ancient Languages from Wheaton College as… Read More »Leading an Effective Faculty Meeting

What Every Board Must Do

Thursday, June 25 | 11:30-12:15pm Heads of School & Boards Session Recording A critical factor in a healthy school is a board understanding how to invest in its Head of School. Eric Cook will cover principles and practices of Head of School care to maximize his or her ability to perform in the Head of School role. Eric Cook Eric Cook is from Lexington, Kentucky,… Read More »What Every Board Must Do

An Educational Redesign in Response to COVID

Friday, June 26 | 3:30-4:15pm Heads of School & Boards Session Recording Education Redesign – As we look toward an uncertain 2020-21 how do we ensure quality education? Find out what we have learned with hundreds of schools this spring about student wellbeing, engagement, and feedback. Make this next school year the best year ever by focusing on these three fundamentals. Jon Eckert Jon Eckert,… Read More »An Educational Redesign in Response to COVID

Rhetoric, Architecture, and School Design

Thursday, June 25| 10:30-11:15am Heads of School & Boards Sponsored by Gordon College Session Recording Teachers and administrators of classical schools unfailingly build their curriculum on the classical arts of language and thought. We are perhaps less likely to look to those arts for principles in designing our schools. For the great classical orators such as Cicero, good rhetoric was a matter of fitting one’s… Read More »Rhetoric, Architecture, and School Design