Quaker-based Decision-Making

Using Student Meeting for Business as Student Government in Friends Schools

Facilitated by Margaret Haviland and Betsy Swan, Westtown School
 
Schedule:
8:30 Registration, light refreshments, social time
9:00 Welcome, introductions and centering Meeting for Worship
9:30
Quaker-based Decision-Making with Students – Panel of educators
  • Why do we value it?
  • What is its relevance to helping student engage beyond the walls of the school?
10:30 Workshop style sharing in small groups
Building a deeper understanding of next steps to implement a program for using student-led Meeting for Business or improving existing programs.
11:30 Sharing steps toward implementation in your school
12:30 Lunch
1:15 Next Steps
Is there energy for planning a 2019 student leadership gathering?
How might we connect with QYLC?
Is there a place for helping students understand more about the how and whys of Quaker-based Decision-making?
1:45 Closing Worship

Dates, Rates & Details

Dates, Rates & Details

DATEApril 23, 2019
Tuesday, 8:30am - 1:30pm​

FACILITATORSMargaret Haviland & Betsy Swan, Westtown School

FEESRegistration fee: $88 pp includes light breakfast & lunch

LOCATIONFriends Center, 1501 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Agenda/Schedule

Schedule
8:30 Registration, light refreshments, social time
9:00 Welcome, introductions and centering Meeting for Worship
9:30
Quaker-based Decision-Making with Students – Panel of educators
  • Why do we value it?
  • What is its relevance to helping student engage beyond the walls of the school?
10:30 Workshop style sharing in small groups
Building a deeper understanding of next steps to implement a program for using student-led Meeting for Business or improving existing programs.
11:30 Sharing steps toward implementation in your school
12:30 Lunch
1:15 Next Steps
Is there energy for planning a 2019 student leadership gathering?
How might we connect with QYLC?
Is there a place for helping students understand more about the how and whys of Quaker-based Decision-making?
1:45 Closing Worship