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September 19, 2014
Friday, September 19, 2014
8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Registration & continental breakfast
8:00 AM to 8:30 AM
Program begins at 8:30 AM
983 Old Eagle School Road
Wayne, PA 19087
Executive Director ~ ADVIS
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"Productive Conversations: Leveraging the Value of Good Governance"
For Heads of School, Board Chairs, and all Trustees, especially new 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: $25 per person for member schools. $125 for non members. Cost includes continental breakfast. Payment should be made by check or credit card in advance of the program.
Deadline to register: Wednesday, September 10th.
ADVIS Governance Programs are graciously supported by funding from
Preferred Event Partner
Edu-Tech Academic Solutions
and ADVIS Event Underwriter
A. W. G. Dewar, Inc.
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