Monthly Archives: August 2017

Everything But the Elephant

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Nineteen years ago I began my teaching career by attending a conference hosted by the Association of Classical Christian Schools (ACCS), a Protestant organization devoted to promoting the establishment and development of Christian education in the classical tradition. In the course of my career as a teacher in two ACCS schools I attended a number of those conferences where I joined a throng of like-minded folk to listen to inspiring speakers, gain an awareness of resources, and learn the nuances of classical pedagogy. At the end of July I had the opportunity to attend a conference with a similar agenda. The Institute for Catholic Liberal Education (ICLE) is committed to establishing Catholic schools in the classical tradition, and their conference was very much like the ACCS conferences I’ve attended in the past. Read more