Board Summit: Growing Christian Education


27 March 2017

Venue: Belgrave Heights Christian School Restaurant

Growing Christian Education Summit

-a combined CSA/CEN Principal & Board dinner event

7.00 – 9.30 pm , Monday 27th March,

Belgrave Heights Christian School

Wattle Valley road, Belgrave Heights.


  • To engage school Boards in the ongoing positioning of our movement to respond to the need to grow Christian schooling in Victoria.
  • To recognize and celebrate the progress made thus far, and keep momentum going.
  • To establish ongoing working groups for key growth pillars.


  • Welcome & Introductions – Ken Greenwood, State Executive Officer, Christian Schools Australia
  • Audio-visual Presentation – Celebrating Christian Schools
  • Opening Devotion: Pam Lavery, State Executive Officer, Christian Education National

Dinner served

  • Story Telling of cooperation to grow Christian Schools
    • The Chairo Story - Jeff Calway, Board Chair, Chairo Christian School.
    • A vision to assist the wider body of Christian Schools – Andy Callow, Principal, Belgrave Heights Christian School.
    • The Ranges Tec story – Narelle Sketcher & Gerry Beimers, Mt Evelyn Christian School
    • Ken Greenwood: Special Purpose Satellite campuses

  • Summary of 2016 discussions – Strategy Booklet – Cameron Pearce, Executive Principal, Flinders Christian Community College.
    • Discussion at tables – What is possible when you think about growing Christian Schools?
    • What is God calling us to in Christian Education?
    • How can we keep the discussion alive?

Dessert & Coffee

  • Working Groups Outlines – where to from here?
    • Development of Emerging Leaders - Pam Lavery
    • Governance Development – Gerry Beimers
    • Church Partnerships – Ken Greenwood
    • Demographic Understanding – Cam Pearce
    • Finance and Resourcing – John Wulffe

  • Closing remarks:Daniel Pampuch, CEO, Christian Schools Australia.

Martin Hanscamp, Australian Association of Christian Schools.

Cost is $30 per head + gst. To register, contact Lisa at