This workshop will be worth your time! 

Have you been seeking how YOU can be a missionary fulfilling the Great Commission, right here in your own community? You have a mission field, right here at Dakota Adventist Academy in Bismarck, ND! 

If you are someone who wants to make an impact but do not know how to make a difference, then this workshop is for YOU. If you are someone who has a burning desire to build up the next generation of leaders for our church or an advocate for Christian education, then this workshop is for YOU. If you are a business person or an entrepreneur who seeks to grow your company in a Godly way, then this workshop is for YOU. If you are just a little bit curious, then this workshop is for YOU. 

About the speaker:

Teresa Kelchner is a champion, advocate, and coach whose indefatigable passion encompasses more than 30 years of experience working in clinical practice, medical research, patient education, sales, marketing, web-publishing, venture capital, fundraising, communications, teaching, and volunteering in both for-profit and non-profit organizations, serving on boards; a myriad of professional experiences which she applies to growing Christian schools. 

Since 2012, she has worked to build capacity with 200+ Christian schools, both large (>1300 students) and small (<30 students). Nine NEW Christian schools have been started. Clients include Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and Seventh-day Adventist schools. Teresa was a member of the NAD's Educational Taskforce to study the state of Adventist education and a guest lecturer at the Andrews University Theological Seminary. Her first book, 52+ Ways To Promote Your School At Church, has become which scripts weekly messages ministering to church members on the value of Christian education.

Teresa thrives to grow "anything". She is a master gardener, and she’s been known to grow people, ministries, programs, and dollars. Working with churches, developing volunteers and problem solving are her strengths. Teresa was a National Merit Scholar recipient and holds Bachelor's and Master's degrees from the University of Maryland.

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