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Thomas J. Cathey, Ed.D., Director for Legal/Legislative Issues
PO Box 65130
Colorado Springs, CO 80962-5130
Phone: 719.528.6906 x201 Fax: 719.531.0631
Philip Scott, Esq., Assistant Director for Legal/Legislative Issues
PO Box 65130
Colorado Springs, CO 80920-5130
Phone: 719.528.6906 x276
P. George Tryfiates, Director of Government Affairs
1015 Fifteenth St. N.W.
Washington, DC 20005
Legal Legislative Services
ACSI identifies and analyzes a broad array of national, legal, and legislative issues. In Colorado Springs, Dr. Tom Cathey, ACSI's director for Legal/Legislative Issues, and Philip Scott, assistant director, track legislation for all 50 states. Reports are generated for each state and are available under Legislative Tracking. The team also produces Legal Legislative Update, which is mailed to member schools three times annually and is available in the Legal Resources section. Dr. Cathey and Mr. Scott are also available to answer questions from schools via phone or email. In Washington, D.C., George Tryfiates, director for government affairs, monitors issues of national concern.
Snapshot Article on Legal Legislative Services Legal Legislative Services Strengthens Your School's Response to New Laws and Moral Issues
I am using the assessment data online portal for our school to try and obtain the Objectives Summary Reports, Part II. How do I want to obtain the objectives summary numbers that we would have received on a paper copy such as the Total School OPI average numbers in each of the categories?
I teach K–12 art students. Do any fellow elementary art teachers grade their K-5 student's work? Your input is appreciated.
We need to create some policies around our Homecoming Dance and Prom, and hoping to get some more wise counsel and thoughts from you.
Current and pressing issues concerning Christian schooling and the non-profit faith community from ACSI's Director of Government Affairs in Washington, D.C., George Tryfiates.
Legal Legislative Update (LLU) newsletter is published three times a year as a member benefit to schools. The LLU contains timely articles on legal issues, human resource issues, and legislation that impacts member schools. Download or read a sample edition here. To view the latest issue or past issues select "Find Out More" below.
Need information on a legal topic for your school? The Legal Legislative Department maintains a large number of resources that are all catagorized for ease of use. The categories include: School Leadership and Governance, Government Programs, Employment/Personnel, Student Issues, Finance/Insurance/IRS, Safety, and Liability Issues.
The ACSI Legal Legislative Department supports school choice efforts in each state legislature. In this section, you will find sample legislation that schools can provide to their legislators to introduce in thier states. Each state and the school choice programs available in that state are also listed.
From Guidance to Life Calling: How Can We Better Prepare Our Students for Life after High School?
At the heart of my misdirection was a distorted view of who God is and who He made me to be. I had no vision of a lifelong purpose. Simply put, my life had become all about me. I wasn't alone. Most graduating students have no clue what post-high school holds. For those students who pursue college after graduation, it is posited that 20–50% enter undecided on a major, and 75% of those with declared majors switch before graduating with a degree (Gordon 1995). Read more...
Facing the Growing Pressures in Christian Education: Three Essentials to Consider
Todd J. Williams
Within Christian schools and colleges today, I sense an almost frenetic energy. The challenges we face seem more daunting than ever, yet what we do has never been more important or had greater potential. Read more...