Matt Beatty

2024 Speaker

Matt Beatty is the Head of School at Bloomfield Christian School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. He has been involved with Christian and classical education since 1996. A graduate of Grove City College and Gordon-Conwell Theological \ Seminary, he is a member of New City Presbyterian Church. He has been married to his college sweetheart for 31 years, and has four children, all of whom graduated from ACCS schools. He recently became a grandfather and loves reading, great music, and spending time with close friends.


2024 Speaker Topic


A More Melodious Sound: Fighting the Attraction and Distraction of the Modern World with Encounters with Truth, Goodness, and Beauty

A discussion of how to assist students (classroom) and parents (book clubs) into rejecting worldliness and distraction and grabbing hard onto heartfelt love of the true, good and beautiful by tying together Thomas Chalmers’ The Expulsive Power of a New Affection with CS Lewis, St. Paul, and Homer’s Odyssey.