2017 PD Forum Grove City PA

ACSI Professional Development Forum 2017

Grove City, Pennsylvania

October 19–20, 2017

Grove City College, 100 Campus Drive
Grove City, PA 16127

Keynote Speaker

John Stonestreet

John Stonestreet knows how to engage today's students. A speaker, author, and radio host, John will deliver insights on education and contemporary culture that will challenge you to rethink your teaching.

Grove City Speakers

Dr. Dan Egeler—President, ACSI 

John Stonestreet—President, The Colson Center for Christian Worldview

Dr. Bill Brown—Senior Fellow, The Colson Center for Christian Worldview



Student Assessment in the Digital Age

Understanding Assessment Data

Student Engagement and Teacher Enjoyment

The Writing Classroom

Competitive Science Inquiry




Thursday, October 19

8:00 a.m.–8:30 a.m.  Registration 

8:30 a.m.–9:45 a.m.  Plenary Session (Dr. Bill Brown)

 10:00 a.m.–11:15 a.m.  Breakout Session 1

11:15 a.m.–11:45 a.m.  Visit with Exhibitors 

11:45 a.m.–1:00 p.m.  Breakout Session  2

 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.  Lunch

2:15 p.m.–3:30 p.m.  Breakout Session 3

3:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.  Break/poster sessions

 4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.  Plenary Session (John Stonestreet)


Friday, October 20

  7:00 a.m.–8:00 a.m.  Registration/Prayer breakfast for school leaders and complimentary continental breakfast for all delegates

8:15 a.m.–9:15 a.m.  Plenary Session (Dr. Bill Brown)

9:15 a.m.–9:45 a.m.  Visit with Exhibitors 

9:45 a.m.–11:00 a.m.  Breakout Session 4

 11:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m.  Breakout Session 5

12:30 p.m.–1:15 p.m.  Lunch

1:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m.  School Planning Teams 

BONUS: Worldviews in the Spotlight

6 Instructional Hours—1 Bible CEU

Wednesday: 6 p.m.–9 p.m.

Thursday: Workshop Sessions 1, 2, & 3

Dr. Julie Moeller

Compare and contrast several relevant worldviews to the Christian-theistic worldview and integrate the Bible with contemporary culture—all while earning a Bible CEU.

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Attendee Resources

Official Accommodations

Holiday Inn Express

21 Holiday Boulevard, Mercer, PA

Room Rate: $109


Reservations: Reference ACSI PD Forum room block.

Group code: ACS

Group block cutoff date: September 19, 2017  

Comfort Inn

118 Garrett Drive, Grove City, PA

Room Rate: Single/Double $100


Reservations: Reference ACSI room block

Group block cutoff date: October 5, 2017

Hampton Inn

4 Holiday Boulevard, Mercer, PA

Room Rate: $109 


Group code: ACS

Group block cutoff date: September 18, 2017

Towneplace Suites by Marriott

231 Westside Square Drive, Mercer, PA

Room Rate: $109


Reservations: Reference ACSI room block

Group block cutoff date: September 26, 2017


PD Forum Lunch Available

Lunch is optional and is available both days at the Grove City College Hicks Cafeteria for $7 per person, per day. You may purchase it at the time of online registration.

Nearby Restaurants

Family Tradition Restaurant
Broad Street Grille
Nonni's Corner Trattoria
Main Street Diner

ConNEXUS Premium included for free with each member registration.

Forum Pricing

Registering more than five people? Enter the code PD17GROUP when you register and save $20!