July 26–29, 2012
Cheyenne Mountain Resort
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Online registration is preferred (click the “register as a guest” button). Please note that full payment by credit card is required to register online.
If you need to pay by cash or check, please contact the Coordinator at 719.528.6906, ext. 248 to register.
The deadline for the guaranteed room rate is July 5, 2012.
The registration fee includes: event registration, one semester hour of graduate credit from George Fox University (you must visit with the GFU representive during the event), two ACSI professional development CEUs, seven meals, a polo shirt, a copy of Dr. Smith’s book (mailed to you upon registration), and a flash drive with all presentations.
- Base registration if residing at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort: $650
- Base registration if not residing at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort: $745
Cheyenne Mountain Resort Information
Room rates include room and use of the resort.
Charges are per person, per day.
No taxes charged if reservations are made by ACSI.
- Single Person Room: $169 per night
- Double Person Room: $101 per person, per night
Because ACSI is a tax-exempt organization, we are offering to make your resort room reservation for you to avoid the $20.50 per day tax. ACSI can only do this for the nights of 26, 27, 28 of July. Additional nights will be each individual’s responsibility.
We will make your room reservations according to what you provide us with in the registration form.
Keynote Speaker: James K.A. Smith, author of Desiring the Kingdom: Worship, Worldview, and Cultural Formation
James K.A. Smith is professor of philosophy at Calvin College and a Senior Fellow at The Colossian Forum. Jamie is an award-winning author whose books include Who’s Afraid of Postmodernism?;Desiring the Kingdom: Worship, Worldview, and Cultural Formation; and, most recently, Teaching and Christian Practices: Re-shaping Faith and Learning (co-edited with David Smith). He is a passionate supporter of Christian education at all levels and regularly speaks to Christian educators across North America.
Presenter: Ray Pennings is Senior Fellow and Director of Research at Cardus, working out of our Calgary office. Cardus is a think-tank that focuses on the institutions of civil society, believing that they have a significant role to play in the renewal of North American social architecture.
Ray has been the lead for the Cardus Education Project. This $1.1 million, three-year study brought together the work of five university teams to examine the outcomes of Christian education in North America, especially as it regards it’s academic, spiritual, and cultural dimensions. In addition to his work responsibilities, Ray has an interest in issues of public theology and has contributed chapters to four books over the years.
ACSI/AdvancED accreditation protocol training.
Sunday, July 29
2:00 PM–6:30 PM (dinner included)
Monday, July 30
8:00 AM–5:30 PM (breakfast and lunch included)
The price is $99 per person, which includes the training, meals, and materials (lodging information below).
The training will take place at the Hampton Inn AFA. To make your reservations for $79.00 per night please call 1.800.hampton. Ask for the ACSI room block. Make sure you are reserving a room for: Hampton Inn & Suites Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs.
1307 Republic Dr
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
Local contact: 719.598.6911
For questions on AdvancED training contact the Coordinator at 719.528.6906, ext. 248.
Tour of Compassion International/ACSI
Friday, July 27
Tour of the United States Olympic Training Center
Friday, July 27
Pikes Peak Cog Railway
Sunday, July 29
Deadline to apply was May 15, 2012.
Leadership Academy provides an interactive professional development experience where school leaders are challenged in their thinking, given opportunities to ask questions, and participate in round-table discussions in a relaxing environment that promotes the development of next generation leaders.
- One graduate credit from George Fox University
- Two ACSI professional development CEUs
- James Smith’s book Desiring the Kingdom
- USB flash drive with all presentations
- Networking with other Christian school leaders
Who should attend:
- Heads of School
- Department Chairs
- Lead Teachers
- Early Education Directors
- School Counselors
- Board Members
- Sponsoring Church Pastors
- Faculty Supervisors
- Admissions Directors