top of page

Strengthening organizations that change the world.

Selected Presentations

and Publications

Selected Presentations

Generous Orthodoxy: Organizational Stewardship and Institutional Evolution Framed by Malcom Gladwell & Hans Wilhelm Frei 

NAIS Annual Conference, 2018, Atlanta, GA


Where Mission, Innovation and Financial Sustainability Intersect 

AISNE Governance Conference, 2017, Norwood, MA

Gulla, Betof, and Leheny 

What’s Changing in Our World—Facilitated Discussion

NAIS Leadership Summit, 2016, Baltimore, MD 


Engagement in Leadership: Personal Assessments, Competencies, and Relationships

The Enrollment Management Organization Annual Meeting, 2016, Baltimore, MD 

Hoerle, Betof, Keidel, and Buck 

Collaboratively Advancing Our Institutions

Exploring Right Relationships—A Joint Conference of Friends Council on Education and
Friends Association for Higher Education, 2014, Haverford, PA

Betof, Donovan, Davis, and LeFever


Leading in the Light: Sustainability of Friends Schools and Colleges

Exploring Right Relationships—A Joint Conference of Friends Council on Education and
Friends Association for Higher Education, 2014, Haverford, PA

Dynamic Systems Modeling for Financial Sustainability

ADVIS Admission Directors Retreat, 2012, Malvern, PA


Get Agile! Agility and Organizational Capacity in a Turbulent Environment

NAIS Annual Conference, 2011, National Harbor, MD


Stewarding Friends Schools for the Future 

FCE Heads of Friends Elementary, Nursery &  K-8 Schools Spring Gathering, 2010, Chestnut Hill, PA

FCE Heads of Friends Schools with Secondary Divisions Spring Gathering, 2010, Sandy Spring, MD

Using Dynamic Systems Modeling in Support of Financial Sustainability

NAIS Annual Conference, 2010, San Francisco, CA


The Emperor’s New Clothes

CASE District I Conference, 2010, Boston, MA

DiMichele and Betof


A Case Study of Strategic Innovation

Faith in One Another: Quaker Fundraising Gathering, 2009, Lancaster, PA

Both Sides of the Board Room: Admission and Enrollment Reporting 

SSAT Annual Meeting, 2009, Washington, DC


21st Century Stewardship: Overlaying Leadership, Governance & Philanthropic Support

NAIS Annual Conference, 2008, New York, NY


Stewardship at the Intersection of Leadership, Governance, and Philanthropic Support in Friends Schools: An Action Research Study

Friends Council on Education Annual Meeting, 2007, Philadelphia, PA

Selected Publications

Sustainability of Friends Schools.

Leading in the Light: Celebrating 325 Years of Quaker Education in America, 2014, Philadelphia, PA


Reflections from a New Head

SSATB’s The Yield, 2013


Leading in the Light: A Study of Financial and Organizational Sustainability of Friends Schools

Doctoral Dissertation, University of Pennsylvania, 2011


A Friends Council on Education Action Research Report

Independent School Magazine, 2007


Learning Executive Profile

American Society for Training & Development, 2007, Alexandria, VA

​Lynch, D., Sugrue, B., Rivera, R., & Betof, A.


Digging Deeper: Extending Understanding of the Upper Mantle through Numerical Modeling and the Geoid

Honors Thesis, Guilford College, 2002

bottom of page