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ACSI Welcomes Lisa Chubbic as the New Director of Assessment Programs

Jun 3, 2024, 09:08 AM by Brittany Steward
Colorado Springs, CO – The Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) is pleased to announce the promotion of Lisa Chubbic to Director of Assessment Programs. Chubbic succeeds David Smitherman, who dedicated 26 years to ACSI and led Student Assessment efforts for more than 14 years. 

In her new role, Chubbic will work alongside the team to strengthen the Student Assessment Program, ensuring Christian schools are well-supported with comprehensive information, education, training, and resources. 

This key role will ensure that participating Christian schools are equipped to maximize the effectiveness of student assessments. She will act as a key liaison with ACSI’s assessment company partner, oversee department operations, and foster strategic partnerships with other Christian school associations, driving the overall growth and success of the program. 

Brett Henry, Vice President of Educational Resources, expressed his enthusiasm for Chubbic’s promotion. 

“Lisa has been an integral part of the growth and development of the Student Assessment Program for many years,” he said. “Her high attention to detail, commitment to exceptional customer service, and evident passion for effective use of student assessment data make her the ideal person to lead the department into the future. I believe the Lord has prepared her for this moment, and I look forward to seeing how He uses her to grow the program in this next chapter.” 

Chubbic is thankful to the Lord for providing her with this opportunity to continue to serve Him in a new capacity.  

“I am truly honored and excited to accept the role of Director of Assessment Programs at ACSI. It is a privilege to contribute to our mission of promoting educational excellence grounded in faith and assisting schools along their flourishing assessment journey. I look forward to working with our dedicated team to support and enhance ACSI’s assessment programs, of which we are committed to academic excellence in Christian schools worldwide, especially supporting administrators and teachers. This is a blessed part of what I get to do each day and am thankful to God for the opportunity.” 

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To learn more about ACSI’s Student Assessment Program, please visit the website

About ACSI:  

Headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, ACSI exists to strengthen Christian schools and equip Christian educators worldwide as they prepare students academically and inspire them to become devoted followers of Jesus Christ. ACSI advances excellence in Christian schools by enhancing the professional and personal development of Christian educators and providing vital support functions for Christian schools through multiple services, including teacher and administrator certification, school accreditation, legal/legislative assistance, and curriculum publishing. Serving more than 25,000 schools in 108 countries, ACSI helps more than 5.5 million students worldwide connect to Christian education.