The International Christian Educator Conference (ICEC) is ACSI’s premier international PD event that encourages teachers and leaders working at member international Christian schools. ICEC Europe 2024 will be held on 20-23 March 2024 in beautiful Prague, Czech Republic at the Vienna House Diplomat Hotel. This conference will showcase engaging and inspiring keynote speakers, a variety of excellent teacher-to-teacher workshops, and time for connection through small group discussions.
Leaders from ALL ACSI regions are heartily invited to attend.
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You will earn valuable CEUs based on your attendance at this conference.
ACSI REFUND POLICY: Except in cases of medical emergency, urgent family emergency, school crisis there will be no refunds for pre-registered events. If you or a pre-registered member/delegate from your school is unable to attend an event, you are encouraged to send a substitute, such as a board member, other staff member, or an interested parent. Refunds that are given are subject to a service charge of $50 per registrant, which will be deducted from the refund amount. Reach out to the Event Coordinator, email@example.com, for questions.
CEO of Hope International
Peter Greer is president and CEO of HOPE International. Peter’s favorite part of his job is spending time with the entrepreneurs HOPE serves—whether harvesting coffee with farmers in Rwanda, dancing alongside savings groups in Haiti, or visiting the greenhouses of entrepreneurs in Ukraine. Prior to HOPE, he worked in Rwanda, Cambodia, and Zimbabwe and received a master's in public policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School. In his spare time, he has co-authored 12 books, including Mission Drift and Rooting for Rivals. He lives with his wife, Laurel, and their four children in Lancaster, PA.
Dr. Lynn Swaner
Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer, ACSI
Dr. Lynn Swaner is the Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer at ACSI. Dr. Swaner serves as a Cardus Senior Fellow and is the lead author or editor of several books on Christian education, including Flourishing Together: A Christian Vision for Students, Educators, and Schools (forthcoming 2021, Eerdmans), MindShift: Catalyzing Change in Christian Education, PIVOT: New Directions for Christian Education, and Bring It to Life: Christian Education and the Transformative Power of Service-Learning.
Dr. David I. Smith
Professor of Education, Calvin University
Dr. David I. Smith began his career teaching French, German, and Russian in public secondary schools in the United Kingdom, where he became fascinated by the question of how our beliefs, values, and commitments can shape and guide our approaches to teaching and learning. After graduate work in philosophical theology, philosophy of education, and curriculum studies he moved to Calvin. He serves as the founding Director of the Kuyers Institute for Christian Teaching and Learning and inaugural coordinator of the De Vries Institute for Global Faculty Development, as well as teaching in the education program. He also serves as Editor of the International Journal of Christianity and Education. He is regularly involved nationally and internationally in professional development for schools, colleges, and universities, especially focusing on the connection between faith and teaching. He has received Calvin University’s Award for Innovative Teaching as well as its From Every Nation Award for Excellence in Teaching. You can find out more about what he does at onchristianteaching.com.
Peer to peer workshops at ICEC are the heart and soul of our conference. You are heartily invited to submit your workshop proposal here. Presenting a workshop is a wonderful opportunity to share your passion, your new idea, your success across a number of educational areas. Learn about our workshop process and submit your best proposal(s) using our ICEC workshop submission form HERE.
Workshops are included in your main conference registration.
Pre-Conference Registration Price: $75.00. Pre-Conference will take place on Wednesday, 20 March. This event is separate from the conference. Details coming soon.