2018 South-Central Summer In-service
August 2, 2018 8:00 AM–August 2, 2018 3:45 PM
The Hope Center, Plano, Texas
The Hope Center
2001 West Plano Parkway
Plano, Texas 75075
Registration begins at 8:00AM. The day ends at 3:45PM.
The cost is $45 per person which includes lunch from Jason's Deli!
Featured Topics and Speakers
Reaching and Teaching Children Exposed to Trauma
Barbara Sorrels, Ed.D (Main Sessions)
This day of training will address the profiles of the traumatized child and the impact that maltreatment and unhealthy patterns have on their education and your classroom.
REACH 2.1 Accreditation Training
Diane Bunker, Ph.D
The Philosophy of Christian School Education
John Craig, MA
This course fulfills the ACSI certification requirement for K-12 teachers and administrators. Educators need to be grounded in a biblical philosophy of education that permeates every aspect of the teaching/learning process. Topics include critical thinking, worldview, biblical anthropology, the biblical universe, and more.
You must register in advance. No walk-ins permitted. The registration link below will remain active until Wednesday morning, August 1. If you plan to register 12 or more attendees, contact the regional office.
REGISTRATION is now closed. Walk-ins are not permitted. If you missed this event, we look forward to seeing you next year!
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.