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, light refreshments, social time
9:00 Welcome, introductions and centering Meeting for Worship
Roles & Responsibilities in Meeting for Business (MfB)
  • What is the clerk's role? the recording clerk? participants?
  • What qualities are ideal for each of these roles?
  • Come prepared to share your school's processes and practices.
  • Come prepared to learn from others!

Workshop style sharing in small groups
Building a working vocabulary for Meeting for Business.

Working Lunch
Small groups by age/grade level.
  • Plan a short demo of a MfB decision for role play.
12:00 Role-plays of Meeting for Business

How is Quaker-based Decision Making different from other models? 
What will you take back to try in your school's next MfB?

1:15 Closing 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

Register Here!!