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CSF Fall Conference - October 2022

Wednesday, October 26th, 2022 at 6:00 PM
to Friday, October 28th at 12:00 PM

Please note the change from our usual location at Orangewood:

Thursday and Friday’s gatherings will be held at Orangewood’s lower school campus located at 1221 Trinity Woods Lane, Maitland, FL 32751. Our office number is 407-339-0223. The campus’ parking areas will be reserved for conference attendees.

Once onsite, attendees will enter through our main building and be directed to our Media Center. In addition to the Media Center, we will have other spaces team members can use should they need to conduct business while onsite.

We will make arrangements for breakfast, snacks, and lunch on Thursday and breakfast and snacks on Friday.

Hosting & Lodging

Orangewood Christian School

Lower School
1221 Trinity Woods Lane
Maitland, FL 32751
Phone: (407) 767-5664

Courtyard Orlando

1750 Pembrook Drive, Altamonte Springs / Maitland
Maitland, FL 32810
Phone: (407) 659-9100

Room Rate
$149 a Night

$10 for Lunch on Thursday


CSF Fall Conference General Membership Meeting

Fall conference with accreditation training and school law training


Thursday, October 27, 2022 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
• Devotion – Dana James
• Reports from Directors
• Approval of Minutes/October 2021 Meeting – LuAnne Schendel
• Treasurer’s Report – Allyn Williams
• Early Childhood – Beth Travis
• Teacher Certification – Betsy Wilson
• Government Report/ Professional Development – LuAnne Schendel
• Accreditation – Sue Taylor
• Executive Director – Dana James

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm – Lunch – $10 per person

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Accreditation and Peer Review Team Training

• Every school going through an accreditation visit for 2023/2023 or 2023/2024 are strongly encouraged to have a representative at the training.

• If you or someone in your school wishes to serve on a PRT, you should plan to attend.

Friday, October 28, 2022

9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Discussion with Suzanne Bogdan, Attorney at Law

• Suzanne Bogdan is an attorney with Fisher & Phillips in Ft Lauderdale. She specializes in school law. Through the years, she has worked with many schools in CSF. A few years back, she presented at CSF, discussing labor law and its impacts on non-profits. We have asked Suzanne to return for another round of discussions. We are experiencing more and more complex issues that are impacting our schools. Ms. Bogdan will discuss topics related to defining sex and gender, how that can impact Christian schools, the challenges in accepting Federal funds, and the Early Learning Coalitions’ decision to do observations in schools receiving VPK funding. Etc. This will be a crucial meeting for our schools. We have many challenges in the future.

Executive Committee Meeting

Dinner – Meet in the Lobby of the Hotel at 5:30 pm. We will walk next door to the Brick House Tavern and Tap for dinner After dinner, we will return to the hotel. Our meeting will be held in a conference room in the Courtyard.


PRT Reports from Accreditation Visits
IBCK – Linda Walker
• Community Christian – Alex Gispert
• Tampa Bay Christian Academy – Joanna Johannes

Regular Agenda Items
• Approval of Minutes/Fall 2021 Meeting – LuAnne Schendel
• Treasurer’s Report – Allyn Williams
 2022/2023 Budget
• Early Childhood – Beth Travis
• Teacher Certification – Betsy Wilson
• Government Report – LuAnne Schendel
• Accreditation/Professional Development – Sue Taylor
• Executive Director – Dana James

 Discussion led by Joel Satterly concerning working with CASE
 Goodbye to Dan Vande Pol
 Replacing Dan (Luke Butler would assume the role)
 Replacing Luke Butler (consider EC members)
 Adding an EC member
 Consider Stipend for the Treasurer

 Discuss hiring someone to assume Sue Taylor’s responsibilities working with MIP/Professional Development (Betsy?) Sue’s job responsibilities with accreditation are on the increase.
 In light of some poor accreditation visits this year, we should discuss the state of accreditation.

This page last updated February 1st, 2023

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