2019 PD Forum - Atlanta, GA

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Atlanta, GA

October 24: 8:00 a.m. — 4:00 p.m.
& October 25: 8:30 a.m. — 12:45 p.m.
Eagle's Landing Christian Academy
2400 Hwy 42 N, McDonough, GA 30253

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Keynote Speakers

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Stephen Reel

Dr. Stephen Reel is the Head of School at Mitchell Road Christian Academy in Greenville, South Carolina and the former Executive Vice President/Acting CEO at ACSI. Prior to his time at ACSI, Dr. Reel served as the superintendent of Southside Christian School in Simpsonville, South Carolina, for 11 years. He also served at Ben Lippen School in Columbia, South Carolina in a variety of roles including Bible teacher, admissions director, elementary principal, and associate headmaster.

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Bill Latham

Bill Latham is the CEO of MeTEOR Education, an organization that works with communities to inspire and create holistic, High-impact Learning ExperiencesTM that fully engage today's students and teachers. He is a leader not only within MeTEOR Education, but also in the movement to solve the education crisis and reform an outdated and often soulless system. Bill is an immovable advocate for change, seeking to solve this pervasive problem - one community and one classroom at a time.

Also Featuring


Featured Speaker

Kevin Washburn

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Amanda Kopischke 

Featured Speaker

Sandra Paetkau

Forum Schedule

Detailed Schedule

Day One

8:00am - 4:00pm
8:00 a.m.- Registration
8:45 a.m.- Worship
9:00 a.m.- Welcome and Prayer
9:15 a.m.- Opening Keynote Address
10:20 a.m.- Break/Exhibitors
10:45 a.m.- Breakout Session One
12:00 p.m.- Lunch (on your own)
1:30 p.m.- Breakout Session Two
2:45 p.m.- Break/Exhibitors
3:10 p.m.- Keynote Session

Day Two

8:30am - 12:45pm
8:30 a.m.- Worship
8:45 a.m.- Announcements/Offering
9:00 a.m.- Keynote Session
10:00 a.m.- Breakout Session Three
11:15 a.m.- Break/Exhibitors
11:45 a.m.- Keynote Session
12:20 p.m.- Closing Remarks/Prizes

Attendee Resources

A detailed schedule, speaker resources, and more can be found in the ACSI Community closer to the start of the event.

ACSI Community Page


Hampton Inn Atlanta/McDonough
250 Avalon Ct., McDonough, GA
Rates from $119 + tax
(770) 957-5808
Group Name: ACSI

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Lunch is on your own at any nearby restaurant.



  • Standard$149
  • Walk-in$159


  • Standard (Register by Oct. 23)$189
  • Walk-in$199

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Earn CEUs

  • You will receive continuing education units for your participation in the Forum. CEU type (Educational/Bible) and amount will vary based on session selection.
  • Your registration also includes 12 months of ConNEXUS Premium, providing access to on-demand courses and additional CEUs throughout the year.