2019 Summer In-service.
2019 South-Central Summer In-service
August 1, 2019
The Hope Center in Plano, TX
Attend a professional development opportunity at The Hope Center in Plano, Texas on August 1. Our two main speakers are Dr. Todd Marrah, superintendent of Tree of Life Christian Schools and president of Tree of Life Christian Ministries, Columbus, OH, and Dr. Milt Uecker, associate dean of the College of Education, Columbia International University, Columbia, SC. Dr. Marrah will present sessions for elementary and upper school teachers on the topic of spiritual formation. Dr. Uecker will follow the same theme geared for early educators.
Dr. Edward Bunn will present the Philosophy of Christian School Education course and Dr. Diane Bunker will lead a REACH 2019 Accreditation Training session.
Dr. Larry Taylor, headmaster of Prestonwood Christian Academy in Plano, TX, and the new president of ACSI will give the opening address.
The cost is $49 per person which includes lunch and one CEU in educational studies. Doors open at 8AM. Registration (check-in) begins at 8:30AM with in-service ending by 3:45PM. We expect this event to fill up fast and space is limited. So look for more information including a registration link coming to your email very soon!
Please note: Pre-registration is REQUIRED. No walk-ins will be permitted. Registration closes at noon on July 30.
The Hope Center
2001 West Plano Pkwy
Plano, TX 75075
Mr. Nichols outlines 33 risk factors or danger signs for ACSI schools that have contributed to their closures. This presentation was given at the ACSI Anaheim Convention. This is the Power Point portion of Mr. Nichol's presentation which is based off his thesis paper at California Baptist University.
The American Christian schooling movement has deep roots and a rich history, and it continues to produce graduates who can transform our nation with their Christ-centered values. A few years ago Cardus, a Christian think tank headquartered in Ontario, Canada, sought to discover to what extent those graduates are making an impact.In other words, does K–12 Christian education produce its intended outcomes?
Gratitude: it’s one of my favorite topics because it has such power to effect change in our hearts, in others, in our communities, and even in our schools. I’ve invited Jay Ferguson, headmaster of Grace Community School (Tyler, Texas), to write about gratitude as we enter the Thanksgiving season here in the U.S. —Dan
It’s a question many Christian parents have asked: By having my kids attend a Christian school, am I nurturing them and equipping them for life in secular society, or am I potentially harming them by shielding them from it? Jay Ferguson, headmaster of Grace Community School (Tyler, Texas), addresses that question head-on in this issue. I hope you’ll consider his excellent points.
The American Christian schooling movement has deep roots and a rich history, and it continues to produce graduates who can transform our nation with their Christ-centered values. A few years ago Cardus, a Christian think tank headquartered in Ontario, Canada, sought to discover to what extent those graduates are making an impact.