MA Leadership Conference—Columbus
March 1, 2018–March 2, 2018
Mark your calendars for the 2018 Mid-America Leadership Conferences!
Join leaders in the ACSI Mid-America region for this mid-year conference. Designed for Heads of School and other key leadership personnel, this conference will feature a dynamic format with several professional tracks and roundtable discussion groups. Tracks include: Executive Leadership, Strategic Planning and Finance, Board Training, Legal/Legislative Issues, and Early Education.
2018 Leadership Conference sites:
February 8–9 | Great Lakes Leadership Conference | Tinley Park IL
February 15–16 | Northern Plains Leadership Conference | Minneapolis MN
March 1–2 | Ohio River Valley Leadership Conference | Columbus OH
For questions about Leadership Conferences please email the Conference Coordinator or call 972.941.4407.
Curriculum Trak Technical Training in Columbus, OH
Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM–4:30 PM (Prior to the ACSI Leadership Conference in Columbus, OH)
Where: Crowne Plaza, 600 Metro North, Dublin, OH
Presenter: Dan Beerens, Dan Beerens Consulting
Cost: $20.00 per attendee
Our goal with this half-day workshop is to help those responsible for the administration of Curriculum Trak in schools that are already using this powerful program to become proficient: feeling equipped and confident as they lead the mapping process in their respective schools.
If your school is not currently using Curriculum Trak but would like to learn more about this mapping tool, we would love to have you join us. You will benefit from a product demo and hearing from other ACSI schools on how they are currently using Curriculum Trak.
Building a Firm Foundation
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.
Our goal for our four children is simple. We want them to become academically prepared, devoted followers of Jesus Christ.