Professional Development

ACSI Professional Development Express: Waipahu

January 8, 2018
Pearl Harbor Christian Academy, 94-1044 Waipio Uka Street, Waipahu, HI

Join area Christian schools in Reimagining Education

Pricing: $79  

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John Stonestreet President, Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview

John Stonestreet serves as president of the Colson Center for Christian Worldview. A gifted communicator on areas of faith and culture, theology, worldview, education, and apologetics, John is a sought-after speaker, published author, and respected cultural commentator.

Since 2012, John and Eric Metaxas have cohosted BreakPoint, the nationally syndicated radio commentary founded by the late Chuck Colson. He is also the voice of The Point, a daily one-minute radio feature on worldview, apologetics, and cultural issues.

Before coming to the Colson Center in 2010, John served various leadership capacities with Summit Ministries, and was on the Biblical Studies faculty at Bryan College (TN). John has coauthored three books: Restoring All Things (with Warren Smith, 2015), Same-Sex Marriage (with Sean McDowell, 2014), and Making Sense of Your World: A Biblical Worldview (with Gary Phillips and William Brown, 2007). John holds degrees from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (IL) and Bryan College (TN).

He and his wife, Sarah, have three daughters and a son, and live in Colorado Springs, CO.

Connect with John at, or follow him on Twitter (@jbstonestreet).  

Kim Bearden Director, Ron Clark Academy

Kim Bearden teaches educators how to promote academic rigor to create a climate and culture that promotes success and engages students. She is the cofounder and executive director of the highly acclaimed Ron Clark Academy, where she also serves as a language arts teacher.

Suzie Mohler Early Education Field Director, ACSI

Dr. Suzie Mohler loves Christian education! After serving at Whittier Christian Schools for 27 years in a variety of leadership positions, she answered God's prompting to join the staff of the ACSI CA/HI Regional Office as the Early Education Field Director. Since 2014, Suzie has helped ACSI revitalize and renew early education services, building relationship with educators, organizing three early education conferences in CA, numerous workshops, and other training opportunities for schools and staff. Suzie also loves accreditation and has served on and chaired numerous EE–12 teams regionally and internationally. Suzie received her doctorate from Azusa Pacific University in Educational Leadership and her focus was the spiritual development of children in Christian schools.  

Attorney Michael Porrazzo The Porrazzo Law Firm

Mike is a 1981 graduate of the University of Southern California, and received his law degree from Santa Clara University in 1985. He has over twenty-five years of experience representing non-profit and for-profit organizations.

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