October 2016

ATS seeks new Director, Commission Information Services
The Search Committee is now accepting applications and nominations. Read more.
Accessible, effective: How online education is shifting the formation model
As part of the Educational Models and Practices project, participants in the Formation in Online Contexts peer group share what they are learning about formation in a virtual learning environment. Read more.
Lancaster Theological Seminary's financial mentoring program proves to be a lifesaver
With a four-year track record, Managing Student Loan Debt for Vitality in Ministry and Life has converted money from a taboo topic to the focus of a weekly discussion . . . and reduced student debt in the process. Read more.

ATS 2016 Annual Report now online: Webinar scheduled for November 14
The 2016 Annual Report, with the theme of "learning from one another," is now available in electronic form. Read more.
ATS welcomes Carola Molinares to the staff
The new administrative assistant for programs and services will support the work of the Economic Challenges Facing Future Ministers project as well as Women in Leadership, the Committee on Race and Ethnicity, the African American presidents and deans, and global initiatives. A native of Colombia, she earned a degree in business administration and international relations from the Universidad Externado de Colombia and brings more than 15 years of management experience in hospitality and meeting planning. 
Opportunities for scholars
Check out the latest offerings for faculty and students from ATS member schools and other constituents. Read more.
Faculty development: ATS leverages buying power with 20-Minute Mentor subscription
Register today to receive free access to Magna Publications' video library covering a broad range of faculty development topics. Read more
Latest blog posts  
As part of the Educational Models and Practices project, Stephen Graham looks at assessment of prior learning, while Daniel Aleshire muses from the corner office about 70 years of data collecting. Read more and subscribe


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