2020 National Conference

March 2-4, 2020
Loews Hotel, Philadelphia, PA

Workshop Descriptions

Workshop Session A - Tuesday, March 3, 10:00 - 11:00 AM

Fundraising

Skip the Red Carpet
Teresa Benden, College Station ISD Education Foundation

Student Programs

Community Engagement - Building the Case for Broader Support
Bill Hoffman, Bill Hoffman & Associates

Board Development

Forging a High Performing Board-Staff Partnership
Melinda Heinritz, Foundation for Madison's Public Schools Inc.


Marketing/Communications

Put Your Website to Work: A Deep Dive into Digital Trends
Molly Coke, Firespring



Workshop Session B - Tuesday, March 3, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Fundraising

Small Shop Foundations
Abigayle Tobia, North Allegheny

Student Programs

Understanding and Responding to the Hunger Needs in Your District
Alison Reese, Souper Bowl of Caring


Board Development

Navigating Structural Changes During a Critical Campaign
Denella Clark, Boston Arts Academy Foundation


Marketing/Communications


Workshop Session C - Tuesday, March 3, 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Fundraising

Experiencing Explosive Growth: Annual Sponsorship and the 5% Rule
Sara Bender

Student Programs

Bringing Afterschool Enrichment to Your School Stress Free
Scott Hodne, 6crickets, Inc.

Board Development

Have the Best Education Foundation Board Meetings Ever!
Laurie Cromwell, Foundation Innovation, Inc.

Marketing/Communications

It's All About Community! Attracting and Engaging Champions for Education
Angela Lynch, Chambersburg Area School District Foundation


Workshop Session D - Wednesday, March 4, 9:00 - 10:00 AM

Fundraising

Community Collaborations Create STEAM for Students
Mary Melon, The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools

Student Programs

Developing a Grant Workflow
Nancy Jennings
, Farmington Hills Education Foundation

Board Development

Strategic Planning: The Importance of Planning
Anne Baunach
, Highline Schools Foundation

Marketing/Communications

Importance of Community Involvement with Education Foundations
Marsha Kocurek
, Caldwell Education and Leadership Foundation

Marketing/Communications

A Lesson Plan in Bringing Business Community Support to Schools
Ellen Lissy Rosenburg, The Goldenberg Group
Donna Frisby-Greenwood, The Fund for the School System of Philadelphia

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