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These are excerpts from presentations given at the CESA Counselor Forum in Burbank, CA that was sponsored by CACE. Do your students know God’s calling for their lives? In our session, we focused on the importance of students discovering their God-given identity allowing them to be more prepared for exploring potential careers and colleges. We provided practical curriculum and helped … Read More
These are excerpts from presentations given at the CESA Counselor Forum in Burbank, CA that was sponsored by CACE. Often times school counseling can be an exercise in contradiction. The very nature of counseling is that it is collaborative, encouraging, strategic and social. And yet counselors can find themselves isolated in some kind of in between place, juxtaposed between faculty … Read More
There are things about the successful Christian School that should never change: a commitment to Christ and a Biblical Worldview, outstanding teachers and leaders, families that invest in their child, and rigorous curriculum. However, there are some things that must change if we are to be relevant and successful in the way God defines it. These changes will impact students, … Read More
Education Savings Accounts – Do I want one? Education savings accounts may be the best vehicle for supporting school choice. Take three minutes and watch this video from the Wall Street Journal to become better educated about ESAs as an opportunity to put educational responsibility back in the hands, heads, and hearts of parents.
Do you realize that the year 2025 is closer to us than 2004? It seems to me we are still preparing students to be successful in the year 2004 or before. We even fail if we prepare them for 2014. Why don’t we, as much as we can, prepare them for the year 2025? You see, today’s 2nd graders will … Read More
My View: Innovation in Christian Schools Educators in general and Christian schools in particular are often ridiculed for their lack of innovation, forward thinking, and risk taking. That criticism is what brought a small group of us together in 2010 to improve our own schools, and we found a group that was anxious to do something in an attempt to … Read More
International students are here to stay. They are a booming business in secondary and post-secondary educational systems, and the US is more intent on opening up expanded visa opportunities for students than ever before. Last year International students brought $27 billion dollars in revenues to the US alone. How can Christian Schools responsibly educate and effectively minister to International students? … Read More
International students are coming! In fact, as you may know, they’re already here…and more are on the way. While U.S. colleges and universities have long been the destination of choice for undergraduate and graduate students around the world, increasing numbers of students are now making the journey to the land of the free and home of the brave at a … Read More
“As I’ve been pondering empowerment, I realized that I certainly don’t have to go far to come across people that I’ve encountered who have truly been empowered. One of the most vivid examples was this past summer when, after she returned from her three week trip to Nepal, my cousin and I met in a cozy coffee shop in Downtown … Read More