CSE — Volume 18, No. 2, 2014-15
Author: Samuel R. Barfell
I was reflecting with a colleague recently that 8 years ago I left being a head of school to come serve the larger Christian school community throug..
Author: Dan Egeler
One critical quality of a healthy community of faith is that its members live and love truth. That characteristic is one that Christian ethicist Chr..
Recommitting to a Christian Philosophy and Community
Author: Milton V. Uecker
The idea of mission is deeply rooted in Christian thinking and the Latin theological concept of missio dei, the mission of God. The Christian school..
Preserving the Christian Mission of Christian Schools
Author: Paul A. Kienel
A friend of mine, Dr. Robert Ashcroft (now deceased), adopted the following words as his life verse from 2 Chronicles 26:5: “As long as he sought th..
Three Cs for Shaping Twenty-first-Century Christian Education
Author: Joshua D. Reichard
Introduction: Twenty-first-Century Education in Christian Perspective In a recent survey administered by Kumveka, a Christian market research fir..
Proverbs presents a very pointed question in chapter 20, verse 6 (NLT): “Many will say they are loyal friends, but who can find one who is truly relia..
Author: Thomas J. Cathey
Over the last two years, we have seen a trend in state athletic associations adopting transgender student policies and transgender participation in ..
The Board-Administrator Relationship: A Key for School Success!
Author: Liam Starkenburg
Of all the diverse factors and variables in school leadership, the board-administrator relationship may be one of the most significant as it relates..
Women in Leadership
Author: Cathy Haynie
12 Best Practices for Success at Work and at Home With a growing number of women leading Christian schools, a look at practical ideas for success..
Why Rest, Retreat, Sabbath, and Solitude Are Essential Disciplines for the Christian Educator
Author: June Hetzel & David P. Castillo
Linda A. Schamer and Michael J. B. Jackson indicate that “teachers tend to be more affected by burnout than any other public service professional” (..
Author: Janet Chambers
STEM is a growing national movement in K–12 schools that is beginning to make a footprint in the field of early education. STEM, an acronym that ori..
Restorative Discipline A Tool for Community
Author: Kimberly Medendorp
If another member of the church sins against you, go and point out the fault when the two of you are alone. If the member listens to you, you have r..
Restoring Peer and Self-Assessment
Author: Phil Teeuwsen
Reprinted with permission from Christian Educators Journal, Volume 53, Number 2 (December 2013). In 2007, Elaine Brouwer unpacked some important ..
TODAY’S STUDENTS: Redeeming EARTH Day
Author: Geoffrey Stabler
A few weeks ago I had the privilege of visiting my daughter’s first-grade class. On this particular day, they were not in their regular classroom. I..
Creating a New Digital Learning Playbook in Your School
Author: Julie Evans
Most K–12 schools across the nation, both public and private, have done an admirable job over the past few years of equipping their classrooms with ..
Urban School Services
Author: Vernard T. Gant
For nearly 50 years this nation has embarked on a concerted effort to educate children with a particular concentration on poor children, children of..
REACH 2.0 Accreditation New Standards for 2015
Author: Derek Keenan
Accreditation is a process that can have a profound effect on improving the quality of a school. The process is rigorous, but not overwhelming, and ..
Author: Linda Thompson
Assessment is an integral part of a good educational process; it provides feedback on the effectiveness of our curriculum and instruction on student..
Africa Teacher Training The Elephant Project, a commitment of ACSI to partner with the church in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in reforming ..
Author: Samuel R. Barfell
ASCI offers an array of professional development services in an ongoing format. The mission of the professional development department is to deliver..
Greeting the Pixies Under the Bridge
Author: Mark Kennedy
'When we pass over yon stone bridge, ye must bid the pixies ‘Good Day,’ ” the milk truck driver told me as he navigated the winding narrow road to C..