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January eNews

Welcoming Students of All Abilities

New Series Addresses Importance of Inclusion in Christian Education 

Three friendsThis winter, join the Center for the Advancement of Christian Education (CACE) and CLC Network for a conversation about supporting students with disabilities in Christian schools. We invite you to listen in on the blog and webinar series, which will address frequently asked questions and feature guest panelists who will share their journey of implementing inclusive education.

Dream with us about the future of Christian education for students of all abilities by adding your comments and questions to the first blog post,  "Christian School Identity and Disability: Questions of Faith and Community" by Dan Beerens. We will address as many questions as we are able in this blog and webinar series.

You can register for the upcoming FREE webinars below:
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Online Professional Development Book Study

Course begins February 6 -- Register Now!

"Visible Learning and the Science of How We Learn" book coverThere is still time to register for our 12-week, online professional development book study on Hattie and Yates' Visible Learning and the Science of How We Learn. This study--led by Phil Stegink--will extend your understanding of the giftedness of all learners as we explore how students see learning and how they see themselves as teachers. 

This course is completely asynchronous, allowing you to participate at times most convenient for you while interacting weekly with your classmates and the facilitator. Through readings, course discussions, and feedback from the facilitator, you will be challenged to apply the content to your work.
25 State of MI SCECHs, 3 State of Iowa CEUs, and 1 Calvin College Graduate Credit are available.

Course begins February 6 -- sign up now!

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Attend our Largest Fundraising Event

 Annual Auction: Saturday, January 28

Friends at the AuctionSupport inclusive school and church communities with your Auction bids on Saturday, January 28. We invite you to bring your family and friends out to our largest fundraising event, held at Calvary CRC (Wyoming, MI). The dinner and Silent Auction begin at 4:30pm, with the Live Auction starting at 6:30pm. 

Mobile bidding is back again this year for the Silent Auction! Bring your phone or tablet to submit and track your bids. Devices and mobile bidding assistants will also be available. Need a personal bidding assistant? Request one by calling our offices at 616-245-8388 or by submitting this form.

Be sure to download a preview of the Auction catalog on our website!  

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Upcoming Conferences and Events

Join us for one of these upcoming events:
  • January 24-26: Children's Pastors Conference (Orlando, FL)
    • "Puzzle Piece Community: Welcoming Children who are Often Left Out" with Barbara J. Newman
    • "Communicating Without Opening Your Mouth: Welcoming Children with Limited Spoken Language" with Barbara J. Newman
    • "Sensory Overload and Children’s Ministry: Welcoming Children with Sensory Processing Difficulties" with Barbara J. Newman
  • January 26-28: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Symposium (Grand Rapids, MI)
    • "Autism and Your Church" with Barbara J. Newman
    • "Universal Design, Responsive Design: Keys for Welcoming Persons with Varied Abilities" with Barbara J. Newman
    • "Coaching: HELP!" with Barbara J. Newman
  • February 1-3: Global Christian School Leadership Summit (Orlando, FL)
    • "The Christian School Educational Services Standard" accreditation endorsement poster session with Elizabeth Lucas Dombrowski
Want to schedule us for a training at your church, school, or conference? Visit our website to learn more or call us at 616-245-8388.
 
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