SAES Executive director


The Rev. David Madison, D. Min.

Rev. David A. Madison, D. Min.

Dr. Madison serves as the Executive Director of the Southwestern Association of Episcopal Schools (SAES). SAES serves 114 member schools in six states and eleven dioceses. He serves as someone who has a lifetime of first-hand experience in Episcopal schools—from student, to priest, to teacher, to administrator.

After earning a bachelor’s degree from Austin College and a law degree from Baylor University, Dr. Madison was admitted to the State Bar of Texas and practiced law during his early career. He then attended seminary at Nashotah House in Wisconsin, graduating cum laude with a Master of Divinity  degree. Soon thereafter, he was ordained as a priest. A pastoral appointment in Christian education led David to embrace his true gift of teaching. He went on to serve All Saints’ Episcopal School (Fort Worth) as the Director of Religious Studies and Chaplain before being appointed Assistant Head of School and Head of Upper School. He completed a Doctor of Ministry degree in educational leadership at Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, Virginia.

Throughout David’s career, he has demonstrated a personal commitment to the Anglican tradition of excellence in education and has embodied the term “lifelong learner.” He is characterized as a servant leader whose diplomacy skills have smoothed many a troubled sea. As such, David is uniquely qualified to carry out the mission of SAES, which is “to lead, to nurture, and to unify Episcopal schools in order to advance educational excellence within the faith community of the Episcopal Church.”

    • ThuOct26 SAES 2017 Biennial Conference Houston, TX
    • FriOct27 SAES 2017 Biennial Conference Houston, TX
    • FriNov03 New Heads of School Video Gathering 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    • WedNov22 Office Closed
    • ThuNov23 Office Closed
    • FriNov24 Office Closed
    • FriDec08 New Heads of School Video Gathering 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    • TueDec26 Office Closed
    • WedDec27 Office Closed
    • ThuDec28 Office Closed
    • FriDec29 Office Closed
    • SatDec30 Office Closed
    • MonJan01 Office Closed
    • FriJan12 New Heads of School Video Gathering 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
    • MonJan15 Office Closed
    • SunJan21 St. James Baton Rouge OSV
    • MonJan22 St. James Baton Rouge OSV
    • TueJan23 St. James Baton Rouge OSV
    • WedJan24 St. James Baton Rouge OSV
    • SunJan28 Calvary Episcopal Bastrop OSV
    • MonJan29 Calvary Episcopal Bastrop OSV
    • TueJan30 Calvary Episcopal Bastrop OSV
    • WedJan31 Calvary Episcopal Bastrop OSV
    • SunFeb04 Grace Episcopal Georgetown OSV
    • MonFeb05 Grace Episcopal Georgetown OSV
    • TueFeb06 Grace Episcopal Georgetown OSV
    • WedFeb07 Grace Episcopal Georgetown OSV
    • SunFeb11 St. Andrew's Houston OSV
    • MonFeb12 St. Andrew's Houston OSV
    • TueFeb13 St. Andrew's Houston OSV
    • WedFeb14 St. Andrew's Houston OSV
    • FriFeb16 New Heads of School Video Gathering 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
    • SunFeb25 All Saints' Beaumont OSV
    • MonFeb26 All Saints' Beaumont OSV
    • TueFeb27 All Saints' Beaumont OSV
    • WedFeb28 All Saints' Beaumont OSV
    • ThuMar01 Webinar: "Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress Free Productivity" with David Allen 9:00 AMWebinar
    • FriMar02 New Heads of School Video Gathering 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    • SunMar04 Christ Church PV OSV
    • MonMar05 Christ Church PV OSV
    • TueMar06 Christ Church PV OSV
    • WedMar07 Christ Church PV OSV
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