Leadership

Reviewing Your Foundational Documents


Foundational documents are not static, “set in stone” things. They are best if they are dynamic and living. Integrating them into the daily life of the school is an important step in achieving this. Another step is to review them from time to time. At a school leaders conference I attended recently one...

Collaboration

Creating Your Foundational Documents


Foundational documents are an important tool for your school’s development, so creating them needs to be done with care. Here are three related ideas to help you work through the process… Collaboration If your foundational documents are created by an individual or small group of people in a vacuum that is...

Leadership

Documenting Your Foundations


There is no question that when it comes to establishing and growing a Christian school, good foundations are essential. To be sure, Christ is our rock, our cornerstone, the church’s one foundation. But what does that look like in a Christian school? One really helpful way that many schools have sought to define...

Leadership

Leadership that Promotes Teacher Well-Being


The topic of teacher well-being has become a hot topic in schools recently, including in Christian schools. A recent article on the ACSI US blog, written by an expert in the field, raises some important questions for school leaders as they plan to promote the well-being of teachers in their school. Read the article...