2017 Report

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From teacher training, to concerts, to after-hours conversation, 2017’s conference was designed to have impact both inside and outside the classroom. Over 1000 attendees and more than 50 speakers joined together in Pittsburgh, PA, June 21-24, 2017.

From teacher training, to concerts, to after-hours conversation, 2017's conference was designed to have impact both inside and outside the classroom. Over 1000 attendees and more than 50 speakers joined together in Pittsburgh, PA, June 21-24, 2017.

Back by Popular Demand In 2017, we offered a “Gatherings” board where attendees could set up informal meetings and networks of their own. You could wait to see who you run into, but why chance it? Explore samples of our 2017 Gatherings below. The 2018 Gatherings Network– Online in January! […]

The ability to communicate through symbolism and metaphor is a skill of the greatest communicators. Our teachers strutted their metaphorical stuff at this year’s Rhetoric Practicum. (And they learned about how to teach rhetoric, too.) — Practicums take place the day before the main conference, and are designed to address […]

The Gray Havens started off the ACCS 25th Anniversary party with music and story. We also spent some time with them to find out their own story. Read the article below, soon to be published in the upcoming Fall 2017 edition of The Classical Difference, the ACCS parent magazine. The […]

All of our 2017 Conference Talks are available to members online at the Member Resource Center.

New This Year Essential Training for Classical Christian Teachers A seven-part foundational training course in classical Christian education for grammar and secondary teachers   The Foundations of Classical Christian Excellence series was prepared for the 2017 Repairing the Ruins conference and will be made available to ACCS Member Schools later […]

We welcomed special guest Scott Anderson, CEO of Desiring God to join us for Leaders Day, 2017. Leaders Day is an annual part of the Repairing the Ruins conference, and is held the day before the main conference. Leaders Day at a Glance We assemble a list of speakers, panelists, […]