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Guidance for Christian School Administrators on Title II Part A Services

Make the most of Title II Part A services for the benefit of your faculty's professional development! Learn more about these services and how you can participate.  Visit the Title II Part A Services Resource page and find guidance for navigating your next Title II request.  

 

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Looking For Past NEXUS Keynote Sessions? They Are Now Available in ConNEXUS Premium!

For those of you who attended NEXUS in recent years and have been asking us, "When can I see (insert your favorite speaker's name) again?" The time is here. Catch up on all of the NEXUS keynote sessions now in ConNEXUS Premium! 

Cynthia Tobias—Motivating Students to Take Charge of Their Own Success

Who was your favorite NEXUS speaker?   

  • Dr. Dan Egeler—A Pilgrimage to Servanthood: Wearing the Mantle of Humility
  • Cynthia Tobias—Motivating Students to Take Charge of Their Own Success
  • Jon Bergmann—Taking the Flipped Classroom to the Next Level
  • Kristin Barbour—Walk a Mile in Students' Shoes: Differentiating Between Low Motivation, Curriculum Casualties, and Learning Disabilities
  • Alan November—The Top Survival Skills for Teachers: Critical Thinking Using the Web
  • Dr. Bill Brown—Effective or Defective?  Equipping Students for Lifelong Vision
  • Dr. Vernard Gant—Head, Hands, Heart: Three-Dimenstional Education
  • Dr. Kevin Washburn—Fueling Learning: Sparking Curiosity in the 21st Century Classroom
  • David Kinnaman—Why Our Students Are Leaving the Church and What You Can Do About It as a Teacher
  • Eric Metaxas—Miracles

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Continuing education that meets your needs—when you need it, where you need it.

ConNEXUS Premium provides over 500 hours of courses in 40 topic-based channels designed to help educators address their continuing education needs.  

Subscribe now and engage in ongoing, sustained professional learning with the tools to help you grow professionally and teach with excellence. 

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ConNEXUS

In ConNEXUS, Christian educators become part of a large community of other Christian educators where individuals can seek input from colleagues for solutions to the instructional challenges in their classroom. You can help your peers by sharing your expertise and personal experiences and benefit from your colleagues as they share theirs. This is informal professional development. 

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49.1 Back to School—Round 2

The start of the school year is akin to New Year’s Day: it’s a new beginning, and you have no idea what the days ahead will bring. For that reason, it’s a great time to re-center on God. I’ve invited Jay Ferguson, headmaster of Grace Community School (Tyler, Texas), to address some ideas on keeping a godly perspective this year. —Dan

48.9 Essential Training Areas for Children 2

Christian schools are most effective when they partner with parents in discipling their children. In Christian School Comment 48.8, Dr. Larry Taylor shared the first part of his model for deliberately training children. I encourage you to read it if you haven’t, and to enjoy this second part. —Dan

48.8 Essential Training Areas for Children

Especially when my three children were younger, I always welcomed wisdom on how to raise them to honor and serve the Lord as adults. Dr. Larry Taylor has created a model for deliberately training young people; I’m sure you’ll find his ideas practical. —Dan

Online Community Discussions 
Emergency Operations Procedures
I have EMT-Basic training, firearm training, licensed to carry in the school, and just completed a week long training course in New Mexico on Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings. After looking at what was started on our Emergency Operations Procedure manual, I see we have a long way to go. I was wondering if any of you had a team at your school that was in charge of security and emergency preparedness. I would love to look at your manual and compare notes.
School Anniversary/Birthday   
This year our school will be celebrating its 45th year. I am looking for any creative things that schools have done to celebrate a significant milestone.
Shared Administrator/Teacher Role 
We are facing a teacher shortage and have had to make some creative choices to meet students' needs in the most meaningful way possible. How do principals who are also filling teaching roles divide their responsibilities?    
Featured Member Benefit

ACSI proudly presents its Strategic Partnership Program, which includes companies carefully chosen to benefit you—our member schools—and to assist you in accomplishing your life-changing mission. Our goal is to proactively build long-term relationships with entities that thoughtfully align with the goals and purposes of Christian schooling and desire to assist you in your work as you educate the next generation of leaders.

ACSI's Strategic Partnership Program has four categories of organizations, National Corporate PartnersAffinity PartnersApproved Providers, and our newest category, Ministry Partners. You are encouraged to contact all of our partners and providers and see how they can provide additional services to your school ministry.