Webinar: Triangulating Community Outreach, Parent Education, and Professional Development


by
Marcus Foster September 14, 2016


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ABSTRACT:

This webinar was led by Mr. Marcus Foster, Languages Department Chair at Covenant Classical School in Fort Worth, TX, on "Triangulating Community Outreach, Parent Education, and Professional Development: The Great Conversation Series at Covenant Classical School." The webinar developed the Great Conversations Series at Covenant Classical School as a case study. Specifically, we looked at how seminars, lectures, and reading groups hosted at CCS have attempted to draw parents, teachers, and even their friends beyond our immediate school community together in a positive experience of our school’s classical, Christian curriculum and pedagogy. Our hope is that our successes and failures would prove helpful to other schools endeavoring to (re)launch similar programs. The webinar concluded with Q & A, especially aimed at exploring other schools’ attempts at similar programs.


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Community Conversation Parents Professional Development Webinar


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Marcus Foster
Marcus graduated from Baylor University with a B.A. in Classics in 2000. He worked with youth in Berlin, Germany for five years, part of which was also spent studying theology at Humboldt Universität. He received a Masters of Humanities from the University in Dallas in 2012. Heavily invested in languages, Marcus hopes to stir a love for language and literature in his students. He and his wife, Julie, have been married for 10 years, and have three beautiful daughters.