Should Christian parents send their kids to public school? This topic has received considerable attention in light of The Gospel Coalition (TGC) debate.
The Laborer Deserves Her Wages
Analyzing data from association surveys nonprofit tax forms, salaries of women in Christian education are compared to salaries of men in Christian education. The data is strong, but what are the implications for us?
Cost of Leadership: An Updated Analysis of School Leadership Compensation
We want to affirm our belief that high-quality instructional and institutional leadership has a significant impact on student outcomes. Leadership is often an overlooked element as we seek to develop more effective schools.
Lessons Confirmed from 2020
This blog is inspired by my great friend, Joel Gaines, who wrote a Converge blog “Three Lessons I Can’t Unlearn from 2020.” If you haven’t read his thoughts, I would highly encourage you to; however, this blog is not a follow-up to Joel’s, but inspired as I am more convinced of things, I’ve written about in the past as we … Read More
Reflecting on 2020, Working Toward Better in 2021
Through our strategic planning, data analysis, professional learning groups, and blog posts, CACE supported Christian school leaders through the challenges of 2020. The most read blogs from last year focused on three themes: COVID response, improving teaching and learning, and diversity.
Disruption, Disorientation, Disequilibrium… Now What?
As we find ourselves in one of the most challenging times in modern history, nearly all our professional focus is on ensuring continuity of student learning and school operations. But the present crisis also presents educators an opportunity for us to learn as well. If we’re not intentional, what opportunities to learn might we be sacrificing?
Seven MindShift Principles for Christian Education
MindShift: Catalyzing Change in Christian Education features insights from 17 authors on how Christian schools can provide a more deeply and authentically Christian education, reach our neighbors with Christ’s story of love and hope, and catalyze the growth of the Church and the Kingdom into the future. After its release, some of the authors worked together to develop seven principles for Christian educators. Which ones resonate in your experience?
Expand Your World – January 2020
Many of us in America are closely watching the presidential campaigns. On January 14 was the last Democratic presidential debates before the primaries, and it can be difficult to determine whom to vote for in the primaries or general elections. However, we know that in Education, local and state elections often have more of an impact on our schools than … Read More
Top Stories of 2019 and Stories to Anticipate
Top 10 lists always emerge as the year draws to an end and we pause to reflect on the past year. The Inside Higher Education website had its own top 10 list noting “the stories that attracted the most readers in 2019.” Eight of the top 10 articles included topics we have seen in the past such as racism, cost … Read More
Innovation Reflections from the 2010s
Coming off tandem bone-marrow transplants in my fight against multiple myeloma, I entered 2010 defeated and uncertain about my future. Nine years later, as I trekked through Iceland this past summer (video), I spent many hours reflecting on both my personal life and professional work. From my perspective, the 2010s will be remembered as a pivotal time for us in … Read More