This month’s podcast discusses how to create inclusive communities in Christian schools, which are welcoming of learners from all backgrounds and abilities.
- Visit CLC Network for school-related resources, including the Christ-Centered Educational Services Standard.
- Read Elizabeth Dombrowski’s blog post on inclusive education in Christian schools.
- Read one educator’s blog post on how inclusive education has changed her school.
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About the Host
Dr. Lynn Swaner is the Director of Thought Leadership at ACSI, where she leads initiatives to address compelling questions and challenges facing Christian education. Prior to joining ACSI she served as a Christian school administrator and a graduate professor of education. A published scholar and conference speaker, she is the lead editor of the book PIVOT: New Directions for Christian Education, co-author of Bring It to Life: Christian Education and the Transformative Power of Service-Learning, and editor of the ACSI blog. She received her EdD from Teachers College, Columbia University, in New York City. She can be reached via email at email@example.com.
About the Guest
Elizabeth Dombrowski is the executive director of CLC Network, where she serves as a champion for inclusion in schools and churches. Beginning at a young age, Elizabeth says she experienced the beauty of communities that recognize and celebrate the diverse gifts of all. After serving at the Adler Planetarium for nine years in fundraising and operations, she joined CLC Network in 2012, returning to an organization tied to her own family history. Her calling to CLC Network and lifelong advocacy for places of belonging help her to lead an organization that is transforming school communities across the country.