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Ontario Christian School Development Conference 2016

Written on September 16th, 2016


Your School - Your Donor

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 @ Redeemer University College, 777 Garner Road, Ancaster

Learning and discussion on the financial sustainability of Christian education and your school

  • What do we really know about our schools and their finances?
  • Is there something we ‘know’ that ‘just ain’t so”? (Zig Ziglar)
  • What do we do with this knowledge?
  • What are the trends in Christian school development?
  • How do financial sustainability and philanthropy intersect?

Intended audience:

Principals, Administrators, Chief Operating Officers, Development Directors and Leaders in School Finance

With participation by:

  • Deani Van Pelt, Lead Researcher in Education, Fraser Institute
  • Michael Van Pelt, President & CEO, Cardus – Keynote Speaker & Facilitator
  • Tony Kamphuis, President & CEO, Christian School Foundation
  • Ray Hendriks, Director of School Quality, Ontario Alliance of Christian Schools
  • Experienced Development Directors


8:00 - 9:00 Registration/Refreshments
9:00 - 10:00  Opening Keynote
10:00 - 10:15 Refreshments
10:15 - 11:45 Keynote #2
11:45 - 12:45 Lunch
12:45 - 2:00 Afternoon Workshops

  • Philanthropy Today – How the Christian School Foundation can be Your School’s Partner
  • Annual Drive 2.0 – Strategies for taking your drive to the next level.
  • The School Leader’s Role in Development - Tony Kamphuis


The cost for the conference is $25.00 plus HST for in OACS schools, $50.00 plus HST for Non-member schools and Christian School Foundation members are complimentary.

Cancellations must be received by the October 19, 2016 and will be subject to a $25 administrative fee. No refunds will be issued after this date.

Register here: http://www.oacs.org/events/development-conference/