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Eastern Division

Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia | 719.867.6173



Thanks for stopping by the Eastern Division web page! Our team is working diligently to provide you with the necessary tools and support to help your school family flourish.


Chuck Gilliam

Senior Director, Eastern Division


Announcements - Eastern Division


Large School Roundtable - Orlando, FL

Designed for schools of 500+ students, this in-person Large School Roundtable will provide leaders meaningful discussion and networking on a variety of educational topics. Presenters will include Dr. Larry Taylor, Jerry Nelson, Rick Newberry (Enrollment Catalyst), and Derric Bakker (Dickerson-Bakker), plus some time will be devoted to group discussion and sharing.

Date: February 29, 2024 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

The First Academy
2667 Bruton Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32805

Questions? Contact David Ray



Head-to-Head National Virtual Roundtable

ACSI is excited to announce a new virtual roundtable series, “Head-to-Head." Heads of school from across the nation are invited to attend this virtual, national roundtable to connect with peers and gain valuable insight on topics critical to Christian schools. Through constructive conversations and relationship-building, Head-to-Head helps school leaders become Stronger Together.

Session Dates

  • Strategic Financial Planning  
    August 16th - Complete
  • Marketing & Enrollment  
    November 28th - Complete - Video Recording; Conversation Guide
  • Legal & HR Issues 
    March 14th - Upcoming


There will be two registration options for each session based on school size. This allows school leaders to connect with peers who have similar concerns, experiences, and questions.

Register Now

One-Day Legal Workshops: Laws Impacting Christian School Operations offered in 2024

Join us for one of our interactive training sessions in Orlando, FL or Raleigh, NC, where participants will work together on crafting school policies and scenario planning through case studies of school incidents. Topics covered include:

  • Student issues from admissions through graduation (admissions process, conduct and discipline, records, parents, custody, and divorce)
  • Policies and procedures, including handbook reviews
  • School safety and crisis communication planning
  • Supervision and negligence
  • Nonprofit organization standards and board obligations
  • Religious rights of the school and constitutional rights of the student   
  • CEU credit will be available

Time: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Total 7 hours (6 hours of content + lunch)

Cost: $199 members; $299 non-members

Register for one today!

Orlando, FL on April 9      Raleigh, NC on April 26    

Free Legal Webinars Offered this Spring!

All webinars are from 1:30 - 2:30 PM ET

February 13: School Handbook Updates (recording will be available soon under PPLA Resources)

March 7: Religious Protections & Rights of Christian Schools

April 8: Rights of Students and Parents in Christian Schools vs. Public Schools

May 1: Crisis Communication Workshop

Register Today!

Early Education: REIGNITE!

Be rooted in truth, reimagine potential, and REIGNITE your calling to teach and lead children. Mark your calendar and make plans to join us so that you can grow in your passion of leading young learners!

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Career Service Award

The Career Service Award recognizes ACSI member schoolteachers and administrators at the preschool through 12th grade level who are entering formal retirement at the conclusion of each school year and who have spent a significant portion of their education career in Christian schooling. 

The Career Service Award for 2023-24 is now available!

2024 Leadership Network Mtgs

Please join us and other Christian educators for a time of professional development, prayer, discussion, fellowship, and food at one of the Leadership Network Meetings coming this fall. We will be hosting live, in-person events as well as virtual events beginning in late August through November. All school leaders (EE-12) are invited to join us to make connections, receive timely information, and collaborate with other leaders. Find the location nearest you and put the date on your calendar.


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