This month’s podcast features Tim Greener, Superintendent of the Christian Academy of Louisville School System, as he discusses the concept of creating “schools within a school” as a way to meet students’ unique interests and learning needs—and to grow your enrollment and better engage your community in the process.

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Additional Resources:

  • Watch national coverage on of how a teacher in the Christian Academy of Louisville’s down syndrome program included her students in her wedding.
  • Watch local news coverage of a forensics class, part of the Christian Academy of Louisville’s biomedical sciences program.


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About the Host  

Dr. Lynn Swaner is the Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer at ACSI, where she leads initiatives and develops strategies 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


About the Guest

Tim Greener Christian Education Podcaster

Tim Greener has just completed his 40th year in Christian Education. He has a Master’s degree in Administration/Supervision from the University of South Florida. He is presently serving as the Superintendent of Christian Academy of Louisville School System which serves 3200 students on four campuses. He has also served on the ACSI Board of Directors for the past 10 years and is presently the Chair.  He can be reached via email at

One Comment

Lambert Cornelius

This is really wonderful. Where can I get more information on the curriculum? I’m interested in the trades . Being in India this will really help. So please direct me to the contact who can help me.


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