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September 16, 2016
Friday, September 16, 2016
8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Registration & continental breakfast
8:00 AM to 8:30 AM
Program begins at 8:30 AM
Optional Lunch following the program
Fee for AM Program ONLY:
$20 per person for member schools. $140 for non members. Cost includes continental breakfast.
Fee for AM Program and LUNCH:
$35 per person for member schools. $155 for non members. Cost includes continental breakfast and lunch.
Deadline to register:
Wednesday, September 7th.
Valley Forge Military Academy & College - Eisenhower Hall
1001 Eagle Road
Wayne, PA 19087
download these directions for parking at Eisenhower Hall
Enter Gate E2 to park on the Parade Field.
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The Shipley School
Trusteeship 101/201 with John Littleford
For Heads of School, Board Chairs/Clerks, and all Trustees
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
John Littleford, Senior Partner,
Littleford & Associates
John Littleford, Senior Partner, Littleford & Associates, will present an interactive overview, using case studies, of the basic concepts of independent school governance, including boundaries, confidentiality, committee structure and more. Topics that will be covered and touched upon include:
being a strategic board
boundaries and the proper channeling of issues
board policy vs. management and operations
managing constituents and constituent related incidents or crises
board and committee structures and types and functions of committees
the critical role of the committee on trustees
board and head and chair evaluation
This session is an invaluable opportunity for all trustees, especially new trustees, to understand their critical and appropriate role on an independent school board.
Heads and Board Chairs/Clerks:
Pass this invitation along to new trustees, and all trustees, since all can benefit from a governance refresher. Heads of School and Board Chairs and Chairs of the Committee on Trustees/Governance Committee are strongly encouraged to attend with new trustees.
John Littleford served as teacher, trustee and head of school in his 25 year independent school career. Since 1994 he has been a full-time consultant to over 3000 independent and international schools as well as corporations, foundations, universities and a range of medical and arts oriented non profit organizations. As Senior Partner of Littleford & Associates, Mr. Littleford's expertise includes: governance, strategic planning, executive and faculty compensation and evaluation, executive searches, marketing, fund raising, managing change, crisis management, school climate, organizational review, institutional and financial audits and team building. He has been a speaker, presenter, workshop leader and keynote on several continents and is the author of a highly popular book on faculty salary systems in independent schools. His firm's newsletter goes out five times a year to 25,000 trustees and school leaders and is circulated and read worldwide.
Fee for AM Program ONLY: $20 per person for member schools. $140 for non members. Cost includes continental breakfast.
Fee for AM Program as well as LUNCH: $35 per person for member schools. $155 for non members. Cost includes continental breakfast and lunch.
Payment should be made by check or credit card in advance of the program.
Deadline to register: Wednesday, September 7th.
This program is generously supported by funding from
Lepercq de Neuflize Asset Management
Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools | 701 W. Montgomery Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010 | 610-527-0130
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