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President-Principal Relationship

Jack Peterson Managing for Mission The president-principal model was first being pioneered by Jesuit schools in the 1970’s and has now become common among Catholic and other faith-based schools. It has helped schools meet the challenges of a changing educational … Continue reading

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Designing a Board Retreat

Jack Peterson November 2017 Most governing boards schedule an extended meeting time at least once a year to accomplish what can’t be accomplished during regular meetings. This is precious time for the board, so how can we design it to … Continue reading

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The Four Models in a Faith-based School

Jack Peterson August 2017 If you’re the administrator or trustee of a faith-based school, you have a tough job. Saying our schools are complex organizations doesn’t make it any easier. But it would be helpful to have a framework that … Continue reading

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The Chain of Care

Jack Peterson Managing for Mission Faith-based schools exist to help students experience God’s loving, creative presence. And God’s loving, creative presence is always experienced through the love and care of the people in our lives. The tradition of St. Ignatius of Loyola refers to this care as cura personalis. When a child is born, nearly […]

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