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The Academy for Transformational Leadership

Each summer, The Center for Christian Education (CCE) hosts a three-day academy featuring nationally known scholars and practitioners in the field of Christian Education.

Under the direction of CEE director Dr. Matt Thomas and Dr. Jon Eckert, the Lynda and Robert Copple Endowed Chair in Christian School Leadership, the future of this Academy will develop an advanced degree program and academy institutes related to the unique leadership roles within a P-12 Christian school.

Dr. Thomas has said, “Our chief desire is to create a program and a place where leaders of Christian schools can participate in a rigorous and distinctively Christian training program. It is our mission to assist both current and aspiring leaders to lead Christian educational institutions with Christ-honoring excellence that advances the work of God’s Kingdom.”