I grew up in an idyllic small town in Minnesota as the youngest of four kids. I had more people to look up to than anyone could ever ask for, and my siblings and parents helped me understand my place in the world through the expectations they set for me. As an admittedly exasperating little sister, I was always a part of the action.
“This is the most sexist, racist place on the planet and I am underpaid, understaffed, overworked, and summarily ignored.” Where have you heard that before?
I was stunned. There she sat—an intelligent, energetic, Christcentered young faculty member—and her question to me, the (also female) assistant headmaster at her Christian school, was whether or not our leadership team values and supports women in leadership.
Currently, there is a scarcity of female leadership in Christian education. All leadership is costly—and tough, especially for women who believe God has called and gifted them to be leaders.
In a blog post earlier this school year, I (Lynn) interviewed a recently retired head of school about how to do succession planning well. In...
We at ACSI are spotlighting how schools are responding in similar and different ways to the unfortunate phenomenon of school mass shootings in our country’s primary, secondary, and higher education settings. I believe Christian schools have a unique perspective to offer both as private schools and as a faith community.