Christian Educators Association International Holds National Convention

( [email protected] ) Jun 01, 2004 10:28 PM EDT

Christian Educators Association International (CEAI) will hold the 35th National Convention in partnership with SchooLife at the PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, from July 15 – 18, with the theme “One Nation Under God with No Child Left Behind.”

On top of three days of recreational time, the conference will offer a meaningful time of discussion on the issues relating to education through various workshops led by inspirational guest speakers such as:

Mathew D. Staver, President and General Counsel of Liberty Council; Guy Doud, 1986 National Teacher of the Year; Ms. Janet Folger, radio host, motivational speaker, and President of Faith2Action; Dr. Ben Lerner, author of the best selling book, Body by God; Jackie Kendall, educator, author, and president of Power to Grow Ministries; Jack Wells, founder of SCHOOLIFE with hundreds of Encouragement Groups on public school campuses in Florida and beyond; Bill Ziegler, founder of TIPPS, who has developed a nationwide radio ministry as a media outreach of CEAI; and many more.

Founded in 1953, CEAI serves as a non-profit religious association in California whose mission is to "serve the educational community by encouraging, equipping and empowering Christian educators serving in public and private schools."

For more information, call the office at (888) 798-1124 or register online:

Following is a prospective schedule of the conference:

Thursday, July 15th

Pre- Conference: Enjoying the World Class Facilities

1:00 pm Registration

6:30 pm Opening Remarks, "Special Music"

7:00 pm General Session I: One Classroom Under God

· Mathew D. Staver

President & General Counsel

Liberty Counsel

8:00 pm Table Top Discussions

Friday, July 16th

7:30 am Registration/Concerts of Prayer

8:00 am Workshops A

9:15 am Exhibits -- Break

9:45 am General Session II : Faith to Action in the Classroom

· Janet Folger

Radio Host, Motivation Speaker

President of Faith 2 Action

10:45 am Exhibits -- Break

11:00 am Workshops B

12:15 pm CEAI Educator of the Year Award Luncheon

General Session III : Dealing with Stress and Time Management from a Positive Perspective

· Dr. Ben Lerner

Best Selling Author of: Body by God

2:15 pm Exhibits -- Break

3:00 pmWorkshops C

4:15 pm Exhibits -- Break

5:30 pm Exhibits Close - Enjoy the Evening

Saturday, July, 17

8:00 am Prayer Breakfast

General Session IV: Interjecting JOY into the Classroom

· Jackie Kendall

Author, Motivational Speaker

President of Power to Grow Ministries

10:15 am Exhibits -- Break

10:45 am Workshops D

12:00 pm Lunch on your own

1:30 pm General Session V: Being “Jesus with Skin on” to your Students

· Guy Doud

Educator, Author, and Motivational Speaker

2:30 pm Exhibits -- Breaks

3:00 pm Workshops E

4:15 pm Exhibits -- Breaks

5:30 pm Exhibits Close

6:30 pm Celebration Banquet

General Session VI: Words of Encouragement From The White House

· Laura Bush & Lynn Cheney

Sunday, July 18th

9:00 Worship Service

General Session VII: Where Do we go from here?

· Pastor Jim Shackleford

Christ Fellowship, Palm Beach Gardens, FL