When our students were eight-year-olds, it seemed so easy to inspire them to classical and Christian greatness. Now, they’ve turned fourteen and everything has changed. Can we build secondary schools that really reflect our classical and Christian values? And will our teenage students ever like school again?
Chuck Evans is a co-founder of both SCL and the Council on Educational Standards and Accountability (CESA). Over the course of more than 15 years, he has become an expert at hanging around SCL conferences without actually working or helping out in any way. Despite that, Chuck and his colleagues do work with and help classical schools to think through their impact on their communities and markets, to design strategies for growth, and to imagine creative ways to apply a classical Christian mission in relationships with students and families.