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Upcoming Webinars

Best Practices for High Performing Boards
September 7, 2021
5:30 pm CST
High performing boards understand their role in a school and it's success. Join us as we explore the characteristics of these types of boards in Episcopal schools.

Best Practices of the Business Office
September 10, 2021
10:00 am CST
A strong Business office is critical to the success of a school. This webinar will explore the best practices of the business office and offer tangible advice for both large and small schools.

Parent Zoom Call with David Epstein
2021 Biennial Conference Keynote Speaker
September 28, 2021
6:00 pm CST
Registration Fee: $500 per school
Registration Deadline: September 20, 2021
SAES is proud to offer a Zoom Call For Parents featuring NYT Best Selling Author, David Epstein.David Epstein will be the keynote speaker at the SAES Biennial conference in October! He is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World, and of the bestseller The Sports Gene. He has master's degrees in environmental science and journalism and has worked as an investigative reporter for ProPublica and as a senior writer for Sports Illustrated. His thesis explores how students prepared to be generalists as opposed to specialists are primed to excel.
On this call, David will be talking specifically to parents about how they can help their children become generalists in a world that encourages specialization at a very early age!  

SAES/NAES Joint Webinar - Whose School is it Anyway?
October 5, 2021
12:00 noon CST
In a parochial school environment, the partnership between the church and the school is central to the success of both organizations. In this joint SAES/NAES webinar, we welcome back Rev. David Madison (NAES Executive Director Elect) as he explores common friction points as well as strategies to address issues before they become counter-productive. This is a “must see” for both heads and rectors!

Marketing Your School
October 14, 2021
10:00 am - 11:30 am CST
Registration Fee: $149.00
Re-enrollment is a critical time of the year in the life of a school. Developing an intentional and focused marketing calendar will ensure that your external and internal marketing is both cost effective and helpful in building enrollment! This 1 1/2 hour webinar will focus on re-enrollment marketing strategies and best practices of marketing your school.

The Budgeting Process & The Financial Dashboard
November 9, 2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
Registration Fee: $149.00
What are the steps to a comprehensive budgeting process for a school? This webinar will explore best practices from the initial fall budgeting conversations, to setting tuition, to passing the final draft by the board. Participants will also explore the use of a historical financial dashboard to “mine” critical data to inform the entire process. Don’t go into the new budgeting process without these tools!

Head Support and Evaluation
November 16, 2021
2:00 pm CST
As the sole employee of the board, the Head of School carries a huge amount of responsibility. One of the most important roles of the Board of Trustees is to support and evaluate the Head of School. This webinar offers board members tangible advice for how they make the support and evaluation process effective for everyone involved!

SAES/NAES - Diversity/Equity/Inclusion In Episcopal Schools
December 2, 2021
11:00 am CST
Diversity, equity and inclusion is at the core of who we are as Episcopal schools. Join Mary Katherine Duffy and Rev. David Madison, Executive Director-Elect of NAES, in this important conversation of how we continue the work of DEI in schools of all shapes and sizes.

Enneagram 101
January 18, 2022
11:00 pm CST
Join Mary Katherine and a few guests as they explore the Enneagram and talk about how it can be used in schools to create more self-awareness in leadership teams, faculty and staff!

The Strategic Planning Process: A Roadmap for Board Members
March 1, 2022
5:30 pm CST
Strategic Planning is necessary for a high performing board to meet its governance role effectively. If it’s time to craft a new strategic plan in your community, don’t miss this webinar. We will discuss the best way to set the stage for a dynamic process. This webinar is a “must see” for board members!

Strategic Vision / Long Range Financial Planning
March 22, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
Registration Fee: $149.00 per school
Now more than ever, schools should be thinking strategically and long-term. Join us for this two hour webinar and learn how to set a vision for your school and then create a long-range financial plan that will support that vision.

April 7, 2022
10:00 am CST
Experienced school leaders understand that tuition only pays a portion of the cost to educate a child in an Episcopal school. Do our stakeholders understand that? In this webinar, we will explore the importance of fundraising and how to create a fundraising plan that will be the most effective for your school.

Creating a Faculty Evaluation System
April 26, 2022
2:00 pm CST
Faculty evaluation is one of the most important roles of the Head of School. Join Mary Katherine and Garhett Wagers, Head of School, St. Mark's Episcopal School, Houston, TX as they discuss the most effective strategies and growth tools for faculty and staff.