Shehaqua Summit, October 7–9
Join us for an incredible weekend of learning, fun, review and discussion about our Shehaqua programs and their future. There are many ways for YOU to be involved—large roles, small ones, ones YOU suggest. Please join us. We will be:
- Reviewing where we are
- Making time for our Circles to meet and regroup
- Reviewing two recent Case Studies on some recent successes
- The Spring Gathering-Oliver Noll
- Family Camp & CARP Reunion-Claude Aubert
- Relaxing, sharing time together in a beautiful rural setting
- Taking time to vision and plan out our next year and years
- Discuss and work on our governance
Our Circles will be meeting, so this is a time to share your insights and plans for the coming year. If you cannot attend, please consider calling or skyping in when your Circle will be meeting. Let us know if you would like to "attend" this way and register.
We also have some special speakers lined up, which you won't want to miss. Even if your kids have grown up or you have grown up, are married, have a job, or just moved on in life, we have something for you as well.
To register, just send an email to our registrar, Haydee Ching at [email address redacted].
Arrivals: Friday Night, October 7—by 7pm if you would like to eat dinner—or Saturday 8-9am, October 8. The retreat will finish by 3pm on Sunday, Oct. 9. Cost is $40/family (includes children up to age 20), or $15/person, payable on site. Fee includes meals on Sat. and Sunday, plus Friday evening if you will arrive by 7pm. Please let us know if you plan to arrive on Friday night or Saturday morning and if you would like dinner on Friday evening.
33 Camp Road
Douglasville, PA 19518
How to Balance Change, Renewal and Continuity in an Organization By Amy Cuhel-Shuckers, Director of Faculty Grants-Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA Ms. Cuhel-Shuckers holds a Masters in Religious Education from UTS and is pursuing a Ph.D. as well. She is chair of the board of CARP, and a longtime Shehaqua attendee and supporter. She will be sharing her insights about initiating change in an organization, while maintaining its core values and continuity.
DP and What Every High School Student Should Know About History and Government By Michael Macjieski-High School History & Government Teacher, Northfield, VT
Mike Macijeski has taught secondary social studies since 1992. He designed and teaches the U.S. History and World History curricula at Northfield Middle High School in Vermont. Mike has also served as an AP Reader in World History since 2003 for the College Board, and helped set the cut score for the social studies Praxis exam required for teacher licensure. Mike holds an M.A. in education, concentration in secondary social studies, from Vermont College of Norwich University. He is the author of The Strength of Nations, a study of what factors have helped countries excel throughout history (available on Kindle).
(Tentative) An Introduction to Sociocracy Shehaqua uses Sociocracy as our form of governance and decision-making. Sociocracy is a system of governance using consent decision making and an organizational structure based on cybernetic principles (a system with closed feedback mechanisms).