Christian education is one of the most costly investments parents will make for their children, and in the midst of a recession, many families are examining ever more closely the real value of the education our schools provide. How do we reassure parents that the investment is worth the sacrifice? What priorities should we set that will help our schools’ missions resonate with the families who are part of our community and whose students we’d like to keep?
Chuck has been a proponent of classical Christian schooling since he became the founding Head of School of Faith Christian School in Roanoke, Virginia, in 1996. As a consultant since 2006, Chuck has assisted dozens of schools in various aspects of development. He was involved in the original leadership of SCL and helped co-found the Council on Educational Standards and Accountability (CESA). He is an annual presenter at the Van Lunen Center for Christian School Management’s Fellows Program, and he teaches each summer at Vanderbilt University. Chuck and his wife, Julie, live in Austin. They are blessed with seven children, three dogs, two cats and a rabbit. Really.