Category: CACE Studies

Case studies involving schools CACE has worked with.

The CACE Effect: Lessons from The City School

Jesus has come, conquered death and is coming again, and here we are in the middle of the “already, but not yet”-ness of it all. We are called to be bold and to take risks, to live vulnerably, even as we have a father who knows how to give us good gifts. He makes us …

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The CACE Effect: Lessons from Intermountain Christian

The church I am a part of in Salt Lake City has a tagline that describes the John 10:10 life we strive for: “An Adventure with God”. When it comes to my last four and a half years at Intermountain Christian School (ICS), that tagline has been lived out in very real ways and CACE …

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The CACE Effect: Lessons from Valley Christian

C.S. Lewis wrote in Abolition of Man that “the task of modern educators is not to cut down jungles but to irrigate deserts.”  In many ways, what CACE has done for Valley Christian Schools in Dublin, CA is precisely that. It would have been so easy for outside experts to come in to our school …

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The CACE Effect: Lessons from Parkview Christian Academy

One of the great privileges of being a CACE Fellow is the opportunity to work shoulder to shoulder with other Christian schools to improve Christian schooling. When I graduated from Covenant College in 1989, I was ready to dive in head first teaching middle school math, coaching soccer and basketball and directing the athletic program at a …

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CACE Impacts Intermountain Christian

Click here to see what good work CACE has been doing in partnership with Intermountain Christian School.  Our appreciation to Dordt College Professor Mark Volkers and Prairie Grass Films for this production!

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CACE Impacts Valley Christian

Click here to see what good work CACE has been doing in partnership with Valley Christian Schools. Our appreciation to Dordt College Professor Mark Volkers and Prairie Grass Films for this production!  

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The CACE Effect: Lessons from Deer Creek

Deer Creek’s story was similar to so many Christian schools’ in metropolitan areas around the country.  The school was started by a church 25 years ago. There was a lot of excitement and passion. The school grew…quickly.  Then, at about the 18 year mark, populations shifted, and the church moved. Enrollment declined. The budget was …

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“We Got Next…”

With our apologies to the English teachers and English departments around the world for the title of this announcement, CACE is excited to reveal the next group of schools who will constitute Score Group II. The phrase “we got next”, at least to our knowledge, originated in the world of pick-up basketball. Groups of players …

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Round Two – An Invitation to Become a CACE Score Group

A critical aspect of the CACE mission is to bring school leaders from across North America together to exchange best practices, experiences, ideas, and strategies. One way we pursue this mission is through the Score Group, a peer collaboration process. Score Group schools meet together four times over the course of two academic years to …

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Staying Balanced…

If you are reading this, and an educator, I am a bit surprised! This time of year is pretty crazy for those involved in the traditional agrarian school calendar that the Western culture holds tightly to. Professional development workshops, home visits with preschool families, department level or grade level meetings…all in full swing. These events, …

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