Heischman to Keynote Schools Summit in April
The Rev. Daniel Heischman, president of the National Association of Episcopal Schools, will keynote at the Schools Summit on Wednesday, April 5, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. David’s, 5050 Milton Street, San Diego, CA 92110. He will address the foundations of success for private and independent elementary schools. All people associated with Episcopal schools in our diocese are welcome and encouraged to attend. $15 per person. Visit the event page to register.
The Rev. Daniel R. Heischman, D.D., began his tenure as executive director of NAES on July 1, 2007. Prior to his work with NAES, Mr. Heischman was College Chaplain at Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut for four years. He was head of the upper school and assistant headmaster of St. Albans School, Washington, DC from 1994 through 2003. From 1987 to 1994 he was executive director of the Council for Religion in Independent Schools (CRIS), now the Center for Spiritual and Ethical Education (CSEE). He served as chaplain and then assistant headmaster of Trinity School, New York, New York from 1979 until 1987. He began his ordained ministry in 1976 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Englewood, New Jersey.
A noted speaker, workshop leader, and author, Mr. Heischman is an instructor in doctor of ministry studies at Virginia Theological Seminary, Alexandria, Virginia. He preaches and leads faculty and parent workshops and retreats at Episcopal and independent schools, and serves as a facilitator for faculty development programs related to ethics and the moral development of students. His most recent publication is Good Influence: Teaching the Wisdom of Adulthood, which focuses on the role that adults play in the development of young people. He has also contributed articles to the Journal of Religion and Health, The Christian Century, and numerous school bulletins and publications.