Archive for the ‘Recruiting Teachers’ Category

08/19/14
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Classroom Management with a Purpose by Dan Boulton


Handling and preventing misbehavior in class is always near the top of any list of concerns that teachers have. Addressing these issues requires a measure of practice, patience, persistence and planning.

Why is it important to maintain good classroom discipline? Read the rest of this entry »

07/22/14
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How to Recruit Teachers and Leaders by J. Dan Boulton


The recruitment of teachers and leaders for the ministry of Christian education in a church is a common topic among volunteer leaders, pastors and Christian education professionals. One can hardly find a Christian education conference where recruiting is not taught and debated. In fact, based on GCP’s research, recruiting is the primary, ongoing challenge that church leaders face.

The purpose of this article is to provide basic information to help address this important issue. Read the rest of this entry »

01/14/14
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Wisdom for Seeking Volunteers by Robert Edmiston


Getting volunteers is a major problem in just about every church.  Keeping them is equally difficult.

A lot of people simply feel that they are too busy to volunteer. And, for the most part, we do minister to those for whom time is a more precious commodity than money. But somehow most of us do the things we really want to do.

Often unspoken, but nonetheless lurking in the background, is the feeling that what is being asked is not worthy of their commitment. And if ware honest, sometimes we must admit that is true. Most of us in some way want to make our lives count. So if a person is asked to do a job, we need to be sure that the person knows just how important that job is. Read the rest of this entry »

11/05/13
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How to Retain Teachers and Leaders by Dan Boulton


The Bible tells us that we should encourage one another through love and good deeds. It also makes it clear that Christians are to perform deeds in keeping with their repentance. The purpose of this article is to provide proven ways to encourage those who are leading and teaching in the church. As people are encouraged and the Spirit of God works in the lives of the volunteers, there should be fewer who dropout or burnout. Read the rest of this entry »