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Thursday, October 24 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Finding Hope in an Age of Accountability-Renewing the Profession of being a Christian School Teacher LIMITED

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The 1985 report A Nation at Risk put public education in the United States on a pathway of accountability, measurement and testing. Christian schools are well positioned to counter this trend and offer a deeper, broader understanding of teaching and schooling and to avoid the mistake of reducing teaching to what can be tested. This workshop will focus on the importance of staying connected to the complex, creative, and compassionate realities of being a teacher.


Jim Rooks

Dean of Education, Calvin University
Jim has been an elementary school teacher, high school teacher and principal as well as professor of education at Redeemer College and Calvin College. He currently teaches literacy courses and serves as the Dean of Education and Director of the Graduate Studies in Education program... Read More →


Rachel DeVries

Illiana Christian High School

Thursday October 24, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
River Level Suite 6 lower level of the Century Center.