Alabama ACSI District Meeting
October 5, 2017 9:00 AM–October 5, 2017 12:30 PM
Briarwood Christian School, 6255 Cahaba Valley Rd., Birmingham, AL
Please join other administrators for a time of coffee and fellowship from 9:00–9:30 AM. The meeting will start at 9:30 AM and end by 12:30 PM, with lunch following. Watch for more information to come from your ACSI District Representative, Dr. Dan Carden of American Christian Academy in Tuscaloosa.
If you have questions, please contact the Southeast office at 770.985.5840.
ACSI Early Education Conference—Apopka
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.