Summer Conference 2014

Educating Hope
A Classical, Christian Education Conference

June 11-13, 2014

Unlock your Schools Potential

Join us in the beautiful Santa Clarita Valley as we gather as school leaders, teachers and parents to Educate in Hope and learn why the classical, Christian approach to education is developing thinking, articulate, virtuous students. Hear from some of the best minds in education today, network with other like-minded educators, and learn the philosophy behind today’s most exciting educational methods.

Dates, Times: June 11th, June 12th 8:30am – 4:00pm
June 13th 8:30am – 11:00am
Cost: $175 per person (All 3 Days) or
$75 per person (Day 1 & 2), $50 (Day 3)
Continental breakfast (All days) and lunch (Day 1 & 2)

Schedule:                                                    Day 1,2                                                              Day 3

8:30-10:00                                                Keynote                                                            8:30-11:00 Keynote,

10:15-11:45                                               Session 1                                                          Discussion

11:45-12:30                                               Lunch

12:45-2:15                                                 Session 2

2:30-4:00                                                  Session 3

Nationally Renowned SpeakersScreenHunter_07 Jan. 24 11.47

Dr. John Mark ReynoldsThe Chief Academic Officer at Houston Baptist University, Dr. John

Mark Reynolds holds an M.A, and Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Rochester. He is a best-selling author and renowned authority on classical, Christian education.

Melissa Schubert

Melissa Schubert teaches great books at Biola University’s Torrey Honors Institute. With a B.A. from Biola, an M.A. from University of Dallas and Ph.D. from Claremont, Melissa specializes in the intersection of theology and literature in the English Reformation.

Wesley Callihan ScreenHunter_07 Jan. 24 11.53

Since 1997, Wes Callihan has oper-ated Schola Classical Tutorials which offers courses in the Great Books and classical languages. He has taught at Logos School and New St. Andrews College in Idaho and Veritas Academy in Pennsylvania.

Peter David Gross
Peter is the Executive Director of Wheatstone Academy which is dedicated to helping youth mature and grow to Christian adulthood. In addition to working for the renewal of church and culture through Christian maturity, he is the Editor of The Examined Life.

Captivating Topics

  •  Classical, Christian Education Distinctives
  • Critical Tools for Teaching
  • Modeling Socratic Dialogue
  • Effective Marketing and Communications for Your School
  • Effective Admissions Practices
  • Classroom Management Techniques
  • Hope in Ecumenical Bible/Theology
  • What is an Education Rooted in Hope
  • Cultivating a Love for the Things That are Hard
  • Building and Growing a School in Hope
  • Hopeful Optimism vs Comparative Pride
  •  Hope for the Struggling; the Vision of Imago Dei

Special “Hope” Dinner – June 12th, 6:30-8:30pm
Join us for a special dinner and discussion hosted by Peter David Gross featuring all of our keynote speakers. $10 per person.

Kids Camp, Sports Camp 2014! ScreenHunter_08 Jan. 24 11.53

While you enjoy the conference, let your children enjoy Kids Camp, featuring games and crafts or Sports Camp with sports and instruction with our Trinity athletes!

$30 per day for 1st child and $25 for siblings

Open to ages 3* to 12 (*must be potty-trained)

  • Fun, games, sports, music and more!
  • High School camp counselors from our Rhetoric School
  • Includes snack and lunch!

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