Quaker-based Decision-Making

Open for Business

How to Lead Quaker-based Decision Making in Your Friends School

Quaker-based Decision Making for Student Clerks and Advisors

Facilitated by Betsy Swan, Westtown School and a team of experienced faculty advisors.
8:30 Registration, refreshments, and settling in
9:00 Welcome and Shared Worship
9:05 Introductory activity - getting to know the gathered group
Roles & Responsibilities in Meeting for Business (MfB):

who is there and what do they do in your Meeting for Business?

*Come with this prepared to share details of your school’s Meeting for Business
10:00 Break and snack
10:15 Creating a working vocabulary for Meeting for Business
11:00 Discernment - an everyday example
11:20 Instructions for next activity, transition to lunch
11:30 Lunch and Activity for Student
Meet by age group for lunch to plan how you would present a Meeting for Business item
11:30 Networking Lunch and discussion for advisors to Meeting for Business
Challenges, needs, and rewards of Meeting for Business in your schools
12:00 Harvesting the wisdom of small groups. - role-playing Meeting for Business
1:00 How is this different from other models of decision making?  
What will you take back with you to try in your next Meeting for Business?
1:15 Worship, Farewells, and See You Soon

Dates, Rates & Details

Dates, Rates & Details

DATEOctober 3, 2019
Thursday, 8:30am - 1:30pm​

FACILITATOR/CLERKBetsy Swan, Westtown School and a team of experienced faculty advisors

FEESRegistration fee: $75 per educator, $25 per student, includes light breakfast & lunch

LOCATIONFriends Center, 1501 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102