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The 2020 Rise Up Summit has been scheduled for October 22-27!
We hope you can join us for this free online conference for Christian educators.
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Everything will be free the weekend of the event, but if you don't want to wait until October (who would!) grab the 2019 Summit All-Access Pass now, which includes video recordings of all sessions, certificates of attendance, bonus resources, & more. Click the button below or scroll down for more info.
Watch all the sessions at your own pace – and revisit your favorites whenever you want.
Print certificates of attendance to submit for possible PD credit.
Download a plethora of free resources to help you implement what you’ve learned.
Wondering what a summit session is like? We're happy to offer these session as a preview of all the amazing help you can find inside the summit.
It was a fantastic program that was highly beneficial to me and really encouraged me. Thank you so much for the effort you have put into getting these amazing speakers and encouraging us as educators!!
Finn Laursen's talk was very helpful. I will intentionally call upon the Biblical Options when encountering hostile/difficult situations. Already made a poster for myself that says "- think about such things" to remind me to think about Philippians 4:8 during tough moments.
The session on gender identity and how to handle it with truth and love was so well done. Jonathan handled the issue so well, and I really appreciate the practical ideas, grounded in Biblical truth, and the manner in which he shared his heart and wisdom. My husband listened to that one with me and also came away with new ways to engage in his sphere, outside of education.
The summit is helping me to grasp hold of Biblical truths, apply them to my life, and to my students and the staff and families in my public school, and rise up to be the person God wants me to be - in my school and in my non-school life, to praise God through the trials and the struggles. I am blessed to be here!
I enjoyed listening to the talk about navigating gender identity. It really helped to hear the definitions for all the terms surrounding gender, and to think about the traditional view, cultural view and biblical (gospel) view of gender. I recommend giving it a listen.
Inside the Rise Up Christian Educators Summit you'll learn how to....
These sessions focus on practical ways to make a bigger difference - shining God's love and the light of His truths into your classroom - regardless of where you teach.
We'll kick off the summit with an inspiring call to rise up and make a bigger difference for your students and schools.
Join us for a compassionate discussion of what the Bible has to say about gender identity, as well as how to engage on this issue with truth and love.
In Christian schools, educators have the unique ability to counsel students with Biblical truth. But how exactly do we do that? Join us for an enlightening discussion as Crystal shares both important mindsets and practical strategies to engage and counsel our students.
In Christian schools, our desire is to disciple students and help them think from a Biblical worldview. But how exactly do we do that? In this session, you'll discover a simple framework to integrate a Biblical worldview in any and all subject areas.
Public school educators - don't pass this one by! This method can be easily adapted to produce meaningful discussions and worldview thinking in public schools, too.
Have you or someone you know been a target of bullying? Do you wish there was something you could do about the bullying in your community? Come to this interactive, hands on workshop to start a conversation on how to create a dignity revolution at your school.
Discover when you can (and cannot) legally discuss the faith, keys to navigating sticky situations without compromising your values, how to make a bigger difference, and so much more!
Are you curious about Christian groups, clubs, and campus ministry? In this practical session, David shares how you can use these extracurricular opportunities to spread the Good News across campus.
This session is designed for public school educators but will also provide helpful ideas for Christian schools as well.
The latest research links faith with student achievement and teacher success. Discover why the Bible can and should be used as literature, the role of faith and family in closing the achievement gap, how to practice the presence of God, and more in this enlightening conversation.
As a Christian educator in the public sphere, it's easy to feel isolated and alone. But community might be closer than you think. Join us for this informative and encouraging session about how to gather fellow Christian educators together on your campus.
Join us for a time of devotion as we dive into the Scriptures together and discover their encouragement to rise up as Christian educators.
I really enjoyed tonight's session on overcoming anxiety and the on demand 2nd half of it. He gave practical information on things you can do.
Jessica Cabeen's 4 quadrant balancing strategy is wonderful and I'm hoping and praying God will help me put it into practice. I am an "obsessor" and perfectionist, so I really struggle to keep balance. Thank you so much for this very practical strategy!
It was very uplifting! What a joy it was to listen to other Christians confess their faith and encouraging others to continue with their calling to teach!
I have been blessed and challenged by each session I have seen so far. I teach in a Christian school, but my heart has been warmed by the number of public school teachers who are equipping themselves to shine the light of Jesus in the realm of public education—some in the area in which I live. Thanks again for allowing God to use you to inspire and equip teachers in all classrooms — Christian, public, and homeschools — for such a time as this.
Loved the classroom management session. I remind myself daily God is with me on this journey even when I have several challenges within the classroom. He is my co-educator.
Our quest to impact our students can be quickly derailed by a sense of frustration, anxiety, or overwhelm. In these sessions, you'll learn how to overcome common frustrations and teach with joy and balance. And the result? A light that shines brighter than ever.
Discover how to apply Biblical truths to overcome anxiety - both in yourself and in your students.
In this follow-up to the main Friday evening session, you'll learn actionable practices to overcome anxiety and center your heart on God's goodness and truth.
Teaching is fraught with challenges, and we need to prepare our heart in order to make it. Join us as Vicki shares how our hope, expectations, aim, routines, and trust will enable us to experience victory even amidst the struggles of teaching.
How often do we look for a change in our situation so we can finally be happy? But the Bible teaches us how to have joy in every situation - even when things are tough.
Join us for a practical discussion on how to find balance as an educator - serving students well without burning out (or neglecting our own families).
Do you ever struggle with how to respond to conflict with the adults in your school - be in administrators, coworkers, or parents? In this session, we'll dive into what the Bible has to say about navigating these conflicts in a Christ-like way
Scripture exhorts us to work with all our heart, as unto the Lord. To that end, these sessions will provide practical strategies to make you a more effective teacher or educational leader.
Too many of our students have been impacted by trauma, and too often we don't know how to help them. Join us for a discussion about how trauma impacts the classroom and what we can do as teachers to help.
In this session, Marilyn shares specific ways we can teach like Jesus and exemplify his teaching practices as the Master Teacher.
Discover how to implementing reading and writing workshops to build your students skills and create lifelong readers (and writers!).
Discover a simple five-step plan to regain control of your classroom and creating a calm environment where your students can learn and succeed without (too many) distractions.
In this session designed for educational leaders, Bill will explore what courageous leadership looks like and share practical strategies to lead your school with courage and strength.
We all know how important it is to motivate your students. But how exactly do we do that? You'll walk away with actionable strategies to better engage your students and create a thriving classroom community.
Flipping your class is a simple way to increase engagement, support struggling students, challenge those who excel, and much more! Join us in this session to discover how easy flipping can be - and how to get started.
In this session, Eric shares how to help students succeed and build important character qualities by engaging families and their core values. He'll also share his resources that make this strategy easier to implement.
We want everyone to be able to join us, so while these resources are worth over $1295, we’ve priced them super low for you!
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Rise up out of the stress, frustration, and discouragement and learn how to teach uplifted - trusting God through all the challenges of teaching.
But be warned: This is not a collection of light, fluffy feel-good stories. These powerful devotions will completely transform the way you view your life, your classroom, and your relationship with God.
Do you find your mind wandering during prayer? Focus your thoughts with these beautiful prayer cards, which invite you to pray for your students and school in specific, meaningful ways.
Each card contains a prayer prompt on the front and Scriptural encouragement on the back.
Receive a one-year digital subscription to the award-winning Teachers of Vision magazine.
Created by CEAI, Teachers of Vision magazine provides biblically principled resources that encourage, equip, and empower Christian educators.
Just in case you're wondering....
The summit was completely free when it happened September 6-8. We're sad you missed it!
We are offering the all-access pass as a way to get all the amazing sessions, even though you couldn't be there live.
It includes recordings of all the sessions so you can watch at your own pace. You also receive certificates you can submit for potential PD credit.
Yes! School licenses are an incredible deal, as they give unlimited access for all current and future educators at your school. Grab a school license here.
The all-access pass does include certificates of attendance for each session. These are often accepted for PD credit, but you will have to check with your school/district to be sure.
Yes! The summit has been approved for 1.5 ACSI CEU's. We will validate and award the CEU's to all-access pass holders after you participate in at least 9 hours worth of sessions.
With the all-access pass, whenever you want! You’ll have unlimited access to video recordings from all the sessions.
Best yet, your access won't expire, so there's no need to worry about running out of time.
Login at academy.teach4theheart.com using the email and password you set up when you upgraded. You'll find the all-access pass under My Courses.
Email us at email@example.com if you run into any trouble.
We're happy to help. If you want to show multiple sessions, a school license will give you unlimited rights to stream any sessions you'd like - plus your staff & faculty can have their own accounts as well. Order a school license here.
If you're only looking to share one or two sessions, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We are happy to provide a link to stream them in a group setting for whatever donation you believe would be appropriate.
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