Governance Handbook for Friends Schools

A useful resource for boards and heads of Friends schools, the Friends meetings that are in care relationships with Friends schools, as well as for private and independent schools. The revised edition provides guidance in areas of governance that are unique in Friends schools and new material on advancement, effective board process, and building an optimum culture for school leadership and governance.

Leading in the Light

Celebrating 325 Years of Quaker Education in America

This foundational and inspiring collection of writings (essays, poetry, stories) from leaders in Friends education reflects on the history and principles of Quaker education and the defining features of Quaker education in practice. This commemorative publication is perfect for faculty reading and discussion, trustee development, and for the general public as it lifts up the core values from the 325-year heritage of faith and practice in Quaker education.

Philadelphia Friends Schools

Philadelphia Friends Schools uses historic images to tell the story of Friends schools' mission to develop the human capacity for love and goodwill, analysis and reflection, respect and responsibility to others—a story that has been experienced by children for more than three centuries.

Tuning In

Mindfulness Teaching and Learning in the Classroom

This collection vividly demonstrates that contemplative methods can be used with any curriculum content. Experientially-based vignettes show children, teenagers and teachers using pebbles, mandalas, literature, beanie babies, yoga, journals, homework, artwork to strengthen the core skills underlying all learning: concentration, observation, relaxation, and open, receptive awareness with a positive, curious attitude.
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