2015 Director’s Retreat

2015  Director’s Retreat

 Granbury

March 5-6, 2015

Granbury Resort Conference Center
621 E. Pearl St.
Granbury, TX 76048

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Conference Details

Conference Pricing  | Hotel Information | Session Descriptions  | Conference Schedule  | Handouts  | Vendor Registration |Registration

Presenters

 Nicole Fitzpatrick

Dr. Nicole Fitzpatrick

Dr. Fitzpatrick is a licensed psychologist and since 2006 has been the  Director of Hyde Park Counseling Center. She received her Ph.D and Masters Degrees from the University of Texas in the area of Educational Psychology. Her passions are counseling, assessment, and speaking to groups on the message of Galatians 2:20, “that we have been crucified with Christ and it is no longer we who live, but Christ who lives in us.”

Nicole’s work in diverse settings include: schools, non-profit organizations, at the college level, and now private practice, have equipped her with a breadth of experiences to deal with a variety of emotional and behavioral issues. As a member of the Association of Exchanged Life Ministries, she directs the training program for Central Texas and is also working on several different writing projects to develop and expand training materials.

Dr. Thomas Sanders

Dr. Sanders is Assistant Provost and Associate Professor of Religion at East Texas Baptist University in Marshall, Texas. Dr. Sanders earned his Ph.D from Dallas Baptist University where he did his research on how children understand and describe their conversion experiences. Dr. Sanders has served as minister of childhood education at Park Cities Baptist Church, Dallas and Hyde Park Baptist Church, Austin, as well as leading the publishing, ministry design, and consultation as the Director of Childhood Publishing at LifeWay Christian Resources.

 Conference Schedule

Thursday, March 5     (Registration 8:30 a.m.)

Session Time

Session Title

Presenter

Room

9:00-9:45 a.m.

General Session (Session 1)

Wake up! Get Moving!

Unchain the Elephant

Presenter

Melissa McKenzie

Mary Ann Bradberry

Room

Lake Granbury 1

10:00 -11:30 a.m.

 Session 1 cont.

Leadership from a Generational Perspective

 Presenter

Dr. Thomas Sanders

 Room

Lake Granbury 1

11:30-12:00 p.m.

Session 1 cont.

How Will I Work with Different Generations?

 Presenter

Roundtable Discussion

 Room

Lake Granbury 1

12:00-12:45 p.m.

 

Lunch

 

 Room

Lake Granbury 2

1:00-2:15 p.m.

Session 2

Praise and Worship

Opening Keynote:
Unwrapping God’s Plan for Your Life

 Presenter

Dr Nicole Fitzpatrick

 

 Room

Lake Granbury 1

2:15-2:30 p.m.

Break/Visit with Vendors

 

2:30-3:30 p.m.

Breakout Sessions (Session 3)

Zoo-phonics

Challenge Promotes Change

Bringing the Brain into Balance

 

Managing Difficult Conversations

Presenter

Dana Schuetze

Melissa McKenzie

Dennis Kelly, Program Director, Brain Balance Achievement Center

Martha Garcia

 Room

Commanche 2

Lake Granbury 1

Commanche 1

 

Brazos Boardroom

3:40-4:40 p.m.

Session 4

Zoo-phonics

Bringing the Brain into Balance

Managing Difficult Conversations

Challenge Promotes Change

 Presenter

Dana Schuetze

Dennis Kelly

Martha Garcia

Melissa McKenzie

Room

Commanche 2

Commanche 1

Brazos Boardroom

Lake Granbury 1

 5:30-7:00 p.m.

 Session 5      (Dinner/Evening Session)

Unwrapping God’s Plan for Your Ministry

Presenter

Dr. Nicole Fitzpatrick

 Room

Lake Granbury 2

7:00-7:45 p.m.

Session 6       (Dessert & Debrief)

 

Friday, March 6, 2015

8:30-9:30 a.m.

Session 7

10,000 Reasons to Think Outside the Box

Managing Difficult Conversations

High Impact Professional Development

Budget and Finances: What Do the Numbers Mean?

Presenter

Shelly Melia

Martha Garcia

Melissa McKenzie

Robert Brackeen

 Room

Commanche 1

Brazos Boardroom

Lake Granbury 1

Commanche 2

9:40-10:40 a.m.

Session 8

Budget and Finances: What and Why You Need to Know

10,000 Reasons to Think Outside the Box

Building Numeracy in Young Children

High Impact Professional Development

Let’s Talk Gardening with Kids

Presenter

Robert Brackeen

Shelly Melia

Martha Garcia

Melissa McKenzie

Danny Hejl

 Room

Commanche 2

Commanche 1

Brazos Boardroom

Lake Granbury 1

Lake Granbury 2

10:40-11:40 a.m.

Session 9

Let’s Talk Gardening with Kids

10,000 Reasons to Think Outside the Box

High Impact Professional Development

Building Numeracy in Young Children

Presenter

Danny Hejl

Shelly Melia

Melissa McKenzie

Martha Garcia

 Room

Lake Granbury 2

Commanche 1

Lake Granbury 1

Brazos Boardroom

11:50-12:45 p.m.

Session 10

Closing Keynote:

Living Unwrapped: Body, Soul, and Spirit

Presenter

 

Dr. Nicole Fitzpatrick

 Room

Lake Granbury 1

Note: Dr. Nicole Fitzpatrick will be available for individual consultations throughout the retreat to discuss ways to make vision into reality in your daily walk.

Hotel Information

Hilton Garden Inn, Granbury

635 East Pearl Street,
Granbury, TX 76048
(817) 579-3800

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$99 Room (breakfast not included)
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 Holiday Inn Express

1515 N. Plaza Drive
Granbury, TX 76048
(817) 579-9977

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Best Western

1517 N. Plaza Drive
Granbury, TX  76048
(817) 573-4239

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Conference Pricing

before 2/15

after 2/15

Member Rate

$125

$150

Non-Member Rate

$150

$175

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Conference Handouts

 Shelly Melia

Program Church Mission Statements          Circle of Influence          Child Development Center Survey          Survey Instructions