Tailwinds and Headwinds in Christian Education

Mary ScottThe CACE Roundtable3 Comments

In aviation, business, and ministry headwinds can increase costs, require more energy, and lengthen the time it takes to reach your goals. Tailwind conditions, on the other hand, can propel your ministry and help move it forward more quickly than expected. Skills at navigating both tailwinds and headwinds are necessary in ministry. Applying these concepts to Christian education is the topic of this article.

Emerging from Covid-19: Addressing Student Ability

Elizabeth DombrowskiThe CACE RoundtableLeave a Comment

Assessing Student Needs

As we emerge from the chaos that has been the Covid-19 pandemic, I am hearing a lot of messages and concern about learning loss. And with new government funding in the form of EANS funds and other Covid-19 related grants, schools are being encouraged to explore all kinds of options for addressing the ‘learning loss’ impacts of the pandemic. Leaders … Read More

Rising Leaders’ Guide to Change and Innovation: Leadership for the Long-Haul

Chad Fenley, Kory HicksRising Leaders’ Guide to Change and Innovation, The CACE Roundtable1 Comment

Leadership for the Long-Haul

When it comes to ministering to faculty, staff, students, and parents, we can’t give what we don’t have. We cannot expect to encourage others, stay patient, answer calmly, and use wisdom appropriately without consistently spending time in God’s Word, being connected at a Bible-believing church, and praying regularly over the school, faculty, and students.

A COVID Opportunity

David UrbanThe CACE Roundtable3 Comments

COVID-19 has made 2020 a year few will forget. School administrators will remember the sudden shifts needed as the virus spread in March. Leaders and faculty worked together to deliver education virtually so that learning could continue. Later in the spring, plans unfolded for how to finish the school year–how to share final projects, celebrate seniors, and perform graduations. As the … Read More

Relationality, Mental Ill-health, and the Coronavirus

Richard EdlinThe CACE Roundtable1 Comment

Woman struggling with depression watches out window

Humans are divinely created as relational creatures, and when things like pandemic-induced and government-enforced social isolation interfere with that creational reality, our well-being and mental health suffer.

Richard Edlin shares his thoughts on how recognition of our relational nature might allow Christians to share hope with others.

New Research Released: Christian Schools and COVID-19 Responses

Dr. Lynn Swaner, Dr. Charlotte Marshall PowellThe CACE RoundtableLeave a Comment

A student works on homework remotely amid the Coronavirus pandemic.

Just like schools from all sectors across the globe, Christian schools were significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in spring 2020. In an effort to understand the responses of Christian schools, ACSI Research conducted a survey of U.S. member schools in late April 2020.

The survey shares feedback regarding the transition to distance formats, current distance learning practices, financial impact, enrollment projections, and more.