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Lead a Thriving Classical School

Providing the mentorship, community, and resources school leaders need

We Are Classical

SCL is rooted in the Great Tradition, using its wisdom and virtue to raise up the next generation.

We Are Christian

SCL is grounded in the historic Christian faith as expressed in the Nicene and Apostles’ Creeds.

We Are Leaders

SCL is the leader in the classical Christian education movement by focusing on guiding school leaders.

You shouldn’t have to face challenges alone

School leaders can often feel isolated as they face new challenges and complexities on a daily basis. At The Society for Classical Learning, our team of experts are dedicated to supporting each member through coaching, consulting, cohorts, workshops and more so they can build a healthy, growing school.

Join The Thriving Community of Classical Christian Schools

Feel confident that you have been equipped with the knowledge and resources you need to lead your school.

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What We Do

Education Consulting

Schedule calls with industry leaders to cover relevant topics

Specialized Workshops

6-week courses led by veteran school leaders in the SCL network


Year or multi-year mentorship groups led by experts.

Gordon College Master’s Program

Summer Conference

June 12 – June 14, 2024

National Harbor, MD & Virtual

East Coast Symposium

February 21 – 22, 2025

Atlanta, GA

West Coast Leaders Retreat

March 14 – 15, 2025

Newberg, OR

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We’re here to help schools

Our team of experts has spent nearly 30 years equipping hundreds of classical Christian schools around the world with the tools they need to thrive. From professional development to specialized workshops, our global membership network and online library of resources will give you the confidence you need to grow your school successfully.



Schools in Network


Years Serving the Classical Christian Community


Leaders Trained


School Startups in the last two years

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Here’s how easy it is to become a healthy, thriving school

1. Become a Member

Join the movement and gain access to the essential resources you need to grow, such as curriculum and legal support, professional development, and discounts on annual conferences and events.

2. Meet your Advisor

We’ll conduct a quick assessment to discover how best to support you and your goals.

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3. Lead with Confidence

Enjoy the benefits of participating in a vibrant, growing network of like-minded schools dedicated to helping each other thrive.

Here’s What Our Members Are Saying

“SCL continues to provide classical Christian educators with the best of the tradition alongside an approach to the culture that is honest without being anxious. This is a much needed approach in our polarized climate.”
– SCL Member

“I was very encouraged by meeting so many other like-minded teachers coming from institutions sharing the same values and commitments. It encourages me in the fight for truth, goodness, and beauty!”
– SCL Member

“I appreciated the opportunity to connect with others who work in positions like mine and talk about issues we’ve had at our schools. We could laugh, share about tough situations, and offer encouragement to one another.”
– SCL Member

Free PDF: The 5 Most Common Challenges for Classical Christian Schools

Annual Offerings Booklet

As a member, you receive access to all of the most recent summer conference content, including 80+ workshops, plenary speakers, etc., plus access to the full library of past content.

Conference Sessions

Ensure increased visibility for your school by having it listed on the Find a School Map, connecting you with potential students and families seeking a classical Christian learning environment.

Map Feature

Unlock a wealth of exclusive resources, such as research studies and articles, providing valuable insights and knowledge for your school's continuous improvement.


Enable your school to easily post job openings and attract qualified candidates with the Career Center, simplifying the hiring process.

Career Center

Enjoy exclusive discounts on all SCL events and services, empowering you to access valuable resources and opportunities for your school's growth at a more affordable cost.

Exclusive Discounts

Get access to exclusive cohorts and workshops!

Cohorts and Workshops

SCL conducts school-wide surveys to provide relevant information to the classical Christian community as well as access to in-depth research with partner organizations like the Barna Group.


A connected community of classical Christian thought leaders, including heads of school, board members, marketing and admissions directors, development and fundraising directors, academic deans, grammar and upper school heads, and teachers from all grade levels are here to support and encourage one another.


Member-exclusive Coaching Call sessions. 15-20 online sessions each year from key-thought leaders on topics ranging from legal and operational issues to pedagogical and philosophical discussions. Think of it as a mini-conference each month!

Coaching Calls

Gain new insight, knowledge, and skills around best practices in a short, intensive format with workshops or a year-long mentorship experience with cohorts. Designed for administrators, teachers, parents, leaders, and department heads – anyone seeking to learn and grow in their role.

Conference & Workshops

Our network of seasoned professionals is available to navigate your questions and brainstorm solutions with you. Let us know how you want to direct your time and we will pair you with the senior leader that best suits your school’s unique needs.