2020 SC School Growth and Sustainability Roundtable

February 21, 2020
The Hope Center, 2001 W. Plano Parkway, Plano, TX 75075

We are pleased to offer this Roundtable at no cost to you. A complimentary lunch is provided when selected on your registration. 

Join In!

School Leaders are asking for additional resources and conversations around School Growth & Sustainability. Join this collaborative experience! Industry Level Experts and School Leaders will convene to discuss the relevance of Advancement, Admissions, and Marketing in today's educational landscape and future. Together, we will discuss best practices and current research for these primary "engines" that drive our schools. This Roundtable is designed for School Administration and their Team of Directors/Principals.

Schedule | Friday, February 21, 2020 | The Hope Center 

8:30 AM to 1:00 PM

8:30 AM Coffee & Networking
9:00 AM Admissions & Enrollment from a Market Expert
Strategic Enrollment Management: The New Language of Admissions with Courtney Haindel
9:20 AM Group Collaboration
10:00 AM Break
10:15 AM Marketing and Communication with Debbie Johnson
10:35 AM Group Collaboration
11:15 AM Advancement and Additional Revenue Streams from Kyle Queal
11:35 AM Group Collaboration
12:15 PM Lunch
1:00 PM Event Concludes


Courtney Haindel

Tim Connor
Director of Advancement Facilitator

Courtney Haindel
Product Manager

Kyle Queal

Tim Connor has been in Christian Education his entire life - as a student, teacher, coach, athletic director, middle school principal, head of school and currently serving as the Director of Advancement at Grace Community School in Tyler, TX. His experiences have been in both large (Canyon Creek Christian Academy - Richardson, TX) and small (Summit Christian Academy - Clarks Summit, PA) schools. All expreiences have been in church schools, navigating the delicate pathways required when sharing facilities and offentimes, personnel. Tim completed his bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from Pensacola Christian College and a master's degree in Organizational Leadership from Clarks Summit University. He also currently holds the CFRE (Certified Fund-Raising Executive) designation.

Courtney Haindel is a career educator, with almost 20 years of experience in faith-based schools. She began as an English teacher at a grammar school, then moved into administration first as High School Assistant Principal, then as Director of Marketing and Enrollment at two large FACTS schools in Louisiana. She holds her BA in English, M.Ed. in Educational Administration and is a Certified Admissions and Enrollment Professional (CAEP). Courtney serves as the FACTS Product Manager for the Student Information System and Application and Enrollment products. Her passion is keeping up with best practices in school marketing and enrollment management in order to keep faith-based schools vibrant and sustainable. She lives outside of New Orleans with her husband and three daughters. 


A native of Dallas, Kyle Queal attended First Baptist Academy (1-8) and graduated from Trinity Christian Academy - Addison ('90). The son-in-law of long-time Christian schoolteacher, administrator, and former ACSI board member Mike Beidel, Kyle has spent more than 25 years working in and for Christian ministries, especially private Christian schools. For nearly 10 years, Kyle served at The Covenant School of Dallas in a variety of roles including: teacher, director of development, upper school director, and head of school. He loves to talk about the relationship between money and mission. He and wife Sarah have 2 high school children and one in college. They live in Richardson. As Vice President, Kyle is going on 5 years with Mission Advancement Professionals (MAP) based in McKinney.

Dr. Edward Bunn

Dan Sumpter

        Dr. Edward Bunn
ACSI SC Regional Director Facilitator

     Dan Sumpter
Chief Creative Officer Dunham+Company

For over 25 years, Dr. Bunn has served in the field of Education. He holds a Masters in Christian School Administration and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership. As a lifelong learner, Dr. Bunn believes strongly in leadership development and teacher quality. He has shared this passion as an Adjunct Professor, School Teacher, Head of School, and Pastor. Currently, Dr. Bunn serves school leaders through consultation, support, and collaboration as ACSI’s Regional Director (South Central Region). Dr. Bunn has been married for twenty-seven years and has three children. His wife also invests in students and teachers serving as a teacher and school administrator throughout her career and calling.

Dan came on board with Dunham+Company in 2019 and currently leads the creative, digital and data teams as Chief Creative Officer. He ensures these teams push the boundaries of digital marketing, writing, video and design -- all while being grounded in data and analytics. Weekly time committed to innovation and research is at the core of how Dan and his team remain equipped to serve our ministry partners. Dan began his career as a woship pastor and over the course of his career he has worked as a communications and creative director, managing video, writing, graphic design, and social media teams that serve local churches, church planting organizations, broadcast ministries and conferences. Dan was also a founding member of Vertical Worship. 

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