2022 Conference Schedule

MAIN CONFERENCE: June 23 – 25 (Thursday-Saturday)

PRE-CONFERENCE: June 22 (Wednesday)

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Voddie Baucham

Voddie Baucham

Dr. Voddie T. Baucham, Jr. is a husband, father, former pastor, author, professor, conference speaker, and church planter. He currently serves as Dean of Theology at African Christian University in Lusaka, Zambia. Voddie makes the Bible clear and demonstrates the...

Carl Trueman

Carl Trueman

Carl R. Trueman is a professor of biblical & religious studies at Grove City College. He holds a Ph.D. in Church History from the University of Aberdeen and an M.A. in Classics from the University of Cambridge. Trueman is the author of many books including John Owen:...

Joe Rigney

Joe Rigney

Joe Rigney serves as President and Associate Professor of Theology and Literature at Bethlehem College & Seminary. He is the author of five books including: Live Like a Narnian: Christian Discipleship in Lewis’s Chronicles (Eyes & Pen, 2013), The Things of...

Dana Harris

Dana Harris

Navigating the Changing Culture and How to Protect Your Ministry From Alliance Defending Freedom As a Christian ministry, how do you address the changing cultural views on issues such as sexuality, marriage, and gender identity? How can your ministry love and serve...

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Suggested Audiences

Grammar Grammar Logic and Rhetoric Logic/Rhetoric Administration Administrators All Everyone Foundation Track Foundation Track

   THURSDAY Morning, June 23
8:00–8:30
Devotions
9:00–9:30
Welcome & Opening
9:30-10:30
Plenary Speaker – The Necessity of Cultural Engagement – Douglas Wilson
10:50–11:50
Workshops
Administration
Organizational Culture & Mission Alignment: Keeping Faculty and Staff . . . – Dixon & Seibel
All
Partnering with Parents – Carlson & Meadowcroft
Foundation Track
The Nature and Vision of Classical Christian Education – Nick Duncan
Grammar
The Crack in the Marble Jar, Focusing on Character over Conduct – Feeney & Kilmer
Grammar
Setting Students up for Success in the Classroom – Alice Kniss
Logic and Rhetoric
Momentary to Mastery: The Implementation of Mastery Based Learning – Kelly Songer
Logic and Rhetoric
Logic Math—It Isn’t Just a Lecture! – Shelley Lessert
Logic and Rhetoric
A Dialectic Toolkit – Mark Wilson
All
Track Plenary — Beauty Will Save the Child – Andrew Kern

   THURSDAY Afternoon, June 23
12:00-1:15
Lunch and Vendor Time
12:15-1:00
Lunch Meeting for Heads of ACCS-Accredited Schools
1:15–1:30
Singing and Announcements
1:30–2:30
Plenary: Battle for the American Mind — Join a panel of experts on the history and trajectory of American education, and what Christians are called to do about it. This panel will discuss the new book from Harper Collins, Battle for the American Mind — David Goodwin, Louis Markos, Jeremy Tate, Ty Fischer
2:30–4:00
Head of School Wives Tea
2:50–3:50
Workshops
Administration
Beginning with the End in Mind – Leslie Collins
Foundation Track
The Paideia of God – Joe Rigney
Administration
Adversity is a Gift, Peacemaking is Indispensable – Liz Caddow
Grammar
God’s Story – Teaching Bible in the Grammar School Classroom – Jacie Sytsma
Administration
How to Maximize Your School’s Annual Fund – Calhoun & MacAdam
Logic and Rhetoric
Five Ways to Practice Discussion: The Seven Laws’ Blend – Christine Norvell
Logic and Rhetoric
Speaking Latin in the Classroom: Why & How – Joshua Smith
Logic and Rhetoric
Teaching in the Great Works – Danielle Dillenschneider
All
Track Plenary – Scripture at the Center – Douglas Wilson
4:10–5:10
Workshops
Administration
Navigating the Changing Culture and How to Protect Your Ministry – Dana Harris (ADF)
Foundation Track
Beauty is Greater than Aesthetics: Recovering the Lost Transcendental – Nick Duncan
All
Educating for Maturity: Priest, King, and Prophet – Joe Rigney
All
The Liberal Arts and Play – Chris Schlect
Grammar
Narration as a Progymnasmata: Turning a Text into a Student Speech – Jason Barney
Administration
Are You Ready for a Capital Campaign? – Calhoun & MacAdam
Logic and Rhetoric
How Not To Teach Poetry – Christine Norvell
All
The Encouraging Challenge of Biblical Cosmology: A Scientist . . . – Dr. Mark Phillips
All
Track Plenary — Paideia: How the Ancient Greeks Shaped Virtuous Citizens – Louis Markos

   THURSDAY Evening, June 23
6:00-10:00

After Hours — Gatherings and Discussions

   FRIDAY Morning, June 24
9:00–9:10
Announcements and Introduction
9:10–9:30
First Prize, 2022 Chrysostom Oratory Contest
9:30–10:30
Plenary — Technology and Authority – Carl Trueman
10:50–11:50
Workshops
Administration
10 Traits of the Exemplary Teacher – Ryan Evans
All
Personal Holiness – Douglas Wilson
All
Maintaining the Balance: Varsity Athletics at an ACCS School – Emory Latta
Foundation Track
Creating Classroom Culture – Mandi Gerth
Grammar
Review Games for the Win – Bronson Mathews
Foundation Track
Socratic Discussion: Creating Conversations that Transform – Heather Jennings
Logic and Rhetoric
The Computus: Teaching Mathematics by Calculating Easter – James Seidel
Logic and Rhetoric
Why Worry about Worldview? – Katherine Schultz
All
Track Plenary — Voddie Baucham

   FRIDAY Afternoon, June 24
12:00-1:00
Lunch and Vendor Time
12:15-1:00
ACCS Membership Meeting
1:15-1:30
Presentation of the Boniface Award
1:30-2:30
Plenary Speaker — Voddie Baucham
2:50–3:50
Workshops
Administration
Preparing Students with Disabilities for Service to God and Man – Susan Maher
All
Developing a Culture of Leadership in Your Upper School – Christopher Webb
All
What Hath Leisure to Do with Education? – Devin O’Donnell
Foundation Track
Biblical Worldview in the Grammar School – Teri Colvil
Grammar
From Wonder to Wisdom: Planting a Seed for Fruit of the Future – Sarah Hadley
Logic and Rhetoric
Logic: Inquiry Seeking Truth – Joelle Hodge
Logic and Rhetoric
How Science Fits in a Humanities Education – Nicolas DiDonato
Foundation Track
A Meaningful Education – Dell Cook
All
Track Plenary — How Did Sexual Desire Become Human Identity? – Carl Trueman
4:10–5:10
Workshops
Administration
Now What Do I Do? Advice of a First-Year Elementary Administrator – Jim Becker
Administration
Walking through the ACCS Accreditation Process – Carmen Watson
All
Beyond Vocation: Education as Spiritual Formation – Jonathon Woodyard
All
So Busy, So Noisy: Overthrowing the Tyranny of the Urgent – George Grant
Administration
Three Legal Trends for Christian Schools in 2022 – Kyle Johnson
Foundation Track
Memory in the Grammar School – Lynn White
Grammar
Educational Efficiency Through Purposeful Planning – Kim Warman
Logic and Rhetoric
Notes Toward a Christian Rhetoric: From Displays of Power to . . . – Andrew Kern
All
Track Plenary — From Greek to Christian to Progressive Paideia – Louis Markos

   FRIDAY Evening, June 24
6:00-10:00

AFTER HOURS — GATHERINGS AND DISCUSSIONS

   SATURDAY Morning, June 25
8:00-10:00
Startup School Colloquium
    Coffee & pastries will be provided.
9:00–10:00
Workshops
Administration
What to Do When You Fail: The Value of ACCS Accreditation – Nick Duncan
Administration
The Separation of Church and School: How Can Two Distinct Ministries . . . – Matt Greco
All
That the Next Generation May Know: Implementing a Theological . . . – Matthew Dixon
Logic and Rhetoric
Unless the Lord Writes the Teacher: Scripture as Divine Priority in . . . – Daniel Chrosniak
Grammar
Grading Narratively: The Story of the Student – Rebekah Shaffer
Grammar
Teaching Tolkien to Children: Mythos in the Classroom – Jeffrey Whittaker
Logic and Rhetoric
Do They Really Get It? Cultivating Virtue Through Oral Assessments – Kristen Clarkson
Logic and Rhetoric
The History of Science and Religion: A Classical Perspective – James Ungureanu
10:00–10:30
Announcements and School Accreditation Presentations
10:30–11:30
Plenary: The Last Covenanter: John Buchan and the Recovery of Christian Culture – George Grant
11:30–12:00
Vendor Hall