Florida Association of Christian Colleges & Schools

2013 Christian Educators' Convention

Please join us at our new location for our annual Christian Educators' Convention as we seek to reestablish the Word of God as our sure and firm foundation of Christian education

Click to watch a promo video! (produced by Sonlight Studios)

The Ocean Center - Daytona Beach, FL

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CLICK HERE FOR A FACILITY MAP OF THE OCEAN CENTER


Guest Speakers

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Dr. Alan Pue

President of The Barnabas Group and Advance Christian Schools





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Pat Williams

Senior Vice President of the NBA Orlando Magic





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Pastor Denis McBride
Campus Church
- Pensacola Christian College






CLICK HERE FORE MORE INFORMATION ON OUR KEYNOTE SPEAKERS AND SPECIAL MUSICAL GUESTS!

Special Musical Guests

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Buddy Davis
Speaker, Author, Illustrator, Singer/Songwriter, Adventurer & Dinosaur Sculptor for Answers in Genesis and the Creation Museum




Mark and Melissa Barnes will lead us in praise and singing to our Lord in all General Sessions.

Workshops

This year's convention will have over 100 workshops in 7 workshop sessions. Workshop tracks include: Administrative, Early Education, Elementary, Middle/High School, Fine Arts, Athletics, and many more.

Featured Workshop Presenters
Brad Batdorf - Bob Jones University Press
Joshua Birx - A Beka Book and Pensacola Christian Academy
Howard Burke - FACCS
Cliff Churchill - FACCS and Hobe Sound Bible College
Buddy Davis - Answers in Genesis
Kathie Erwin - Regent University
Tony Hammon - IACCS and Island Christian School
Megan Hintz - A Beka Book and Pensacola Christian Academy
Kathy Kelnhofer - Trinity Baptist College
Carol Kennedy - Kennedy Consulting
Janie Lacy - Total Life Counseling Solutions
Barb Leatherwood - Bob Jones University Press
Rick Newberry - Enrollment Catalyst
Kenneth Phillips - Palm Beach Atlantic University
Alan Pue - The Barnabas Group and Advance Christian Schools
Valerie Riley - Trinity Baptist College
David Ritter - Imago Dei Group
Ben Schettler - Ask or Think Ministries
Paul Smeltzer - Piedmont International University
Brian Thomas - Institute for Creation Research
Jim Virtue - FACCS and Highlands Christian Academy
James West - Total Life Counseling Center
Sylvia Williamson - Gold Coast Christian School

CLICK HERE FOR A GLANCE AT THE WORKSHOPS AVAILABLE
CLICK HERE FOR A GRID VERSION OF THE WORKSHOPS AVAILABLE

We will have an exhibit hall and, of course, door prizes! You don't want to miss it!

Ministry Leader Luncheon

FACCS and a sponsor will be hosting a FREE Ministry Leadership Luncheon for Senior Pastors, Church/School Board Members, and Heads of School and their spouses on Thursday. Register for this luncheon when you complete your online registration below. The first 60 ministry leaders and spouses to sign up will be sent a ticket via e-mail. SORRY, THIS LUNCHEON IS FULL. WE CANNOT ACCEPT ANY MORE TICKET REQUESTS.


Registration Information

Registration is open to both member and non-member schools. It is completed by the school for all attending delegates.

Cost

Late or At the Door - registration received and payment made AFTER September 13, 2013
$85 per member school delegate
$100 per non-member school / individual delegate

Early-Bird - registration received and payment made by August 23, 2013
$65 per member school delegate
$80 per non-member school / individual delegate

On-Time - registration received and payment made by September 13, 2013
$75 per member school delegate
$90 per non-member school / individual delegate

Exemptions

We encourage delegates to bring their spouses to the convention exempt from the registration fees. However, to qualify for the exemption, the spouse may not be a member of school or affiliated church pastoral staff. Siblings and other relatives cannot be considered for the Spousal Exemption. Be advised, exempted spouse delegates will not be included in the door prize drawings.

Students enrolled in an Education degree program at a FACCS Member College are welcome to attend convention at no charge. College students 1) not enrolled in an education program, 2) not enrolled at a FACCS Member college, or 3) receive pay to aid in school or church are not eligible for this type of registration. College Student delegates will not be included in the Door Prize drawings.

Register Now!

You will need the following to begin registration:

  • Names of all attending Administrator/Teacher/Staff delegates
  • Names of any/all Spouse or College delegates
  • Names of Sr. Pastor/Administrator/Board Member delegates who will be attending the Ministry Leadership Luncheon


Once you have collected all of the above, click here to begin registration

Schedule

Click here to download a copy of the General Schedule

Exhibitors

Exhibitor information can be viewed and registration completed by clicking here.

Lodging

The Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort (directly across the street from the Ocean Center) is offering a special nightly rate of $129 (plus optional $12 resort fee) for all convention related guests.To reserve rooms, call 866-536-8477 or 1-800-HILTONS and tell them you are with FACCS. Click here to reserve online. THIS SPECIAL RATE HAS ENDED - PLEASE CALL FOR AVAILABILITY AT STANDARD RATES.

$12.00 Resort Fee Includes:
Free High Speed Internet access (a $9.95 value)
Free local and toll free calls
24 hour access to fitness center
Discount coupons to local attractions
10% discount* in hotel Resort shop and on all Spa treatments
One free hour of boogie board rental (a $10.00 value)
One free arts and crafts activity at D-Dawg's Kidszone (a $5.00 value)
One free hour bike rental (a $10.00 value)
Game use- Pool Table, foosball, WII and XBOX

The Shores Resort and Spa (AAA Four Diamond property) is offering a special nightly rate of $99 for all convention related guests. Call 866-934-7467 by 9/3/2013 and ask for the Florida Assn. of Christian Colleges and Schools rate.

Daily resort fee has been waived for you and it includes:
Complimentary airport (Daytona) and local shuttle transportation services,
Self-parking
Wireless internet connectivity in sleeping rooms and most public areas of the resort
Use of fitness center and DVD library
Daily newspaper
Local and toll-free phone calls
Use of tennis courts, bocce ball, shuffleboard and horseshoes at nearby (less than 1/2 mile) Oceans Racquet & Recreation Center.

Other hotels can be located and reserved though online travel sites.