The conference will be held October 31–November 2, 2013, on Dordt College's campus.

Tentative Conference Schedule

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013

2:30-5:30 p.m. Registration. B.J. Haan Auditorium Lobby

3-7 p.m. CEJ Board Meeting. President's Board Room (includes dinner)

7-9 p.m. Welcome. Dr. Erik Hoekstra (president of Dordt College), Dr. John Kok (director of Andreas Center for Reformed Scholarship and Service), Gary VanArragon (editor of Christian Educators Journal)

Open Plenary Presentation: Ray Pennings, “Heart, Soul and Mind: Measuring the Fruits of Christian Education”

9:30 p.m. Reception in Kuyper Loft

Friday, November 1, 2013

8–9:45 a.m. Breakout Session #1

CL1143

CL2250

CL2260

10–11:30 a.m. Plenary Presentation: Dr. Mary Kooy, “Opening the Black Box: Questions, Queries, and Conversations on Christian education”

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Lunch

12:45–2:30 p.m. Breakout Session #2

CL1143

CL2250

CL2260

2:30–3:30 p.m. Plenary Presentation: Finn Laursen, “The Role of Christian Educators in Public Schools”

3:45–5:30 p.m. Breakout #3

CL1143

CL2250

CL2260

5:30–7 p.m. Dinner

7:30–9:30 p.m. Plenary Presentation: Mr. Dan Beerens, “Facing the Future Fearlessly: Focusing on Nurturing a Flourishing Faith”

Saturday, November 2, 2013

8–9 a.m. Breakfast

9–11 a.m. Open Forum, "What Next? A Vision for Christian Education in conversation with CEJ and Plenary Speakers"

11–? Closing Remarks, Gary VanArragon, CEJ Editor