Keep em’ Coming: 5 Ways to Make Sure Your Parents are Getting Their Money’s Worth

Chuck Evans May 28, 2009

Presented at:
SCL Conference 2009


Christian education is one of the most costly investments parents will make for their children, and in the midst of a recession, many families are examining ever more closely the real value of the education our schools provide. How do we reassure parents that the investment is worth the sacrifice? What priorities should we set that will help our schools' missions resonate with the families who are part of our community and whose students we'd like to keep?


Classical Education Parents School Growth Students


Chuck Evans
Chuck Evans is a co-founder of SCL and the author with Robert Littlejohn of Wisdom and Eloquence: A Christian Paradigm for Classical Learning (Crossway 2006). From 2002-2006 Chuck served as the head of Regents School of Austin, Texas during which time Regents was established as the largest ACCS accredited institution in the country. Since 2006, Chuck has consulted with classical and other independent schools across North America, providing counsel in strategic planning, financial sustainability, enrollment growth and management, program expansion, and leadership development. From 2010 to 2015 he served as a founding board member of the Council for Educational Standards and Accountability (CESA). Alongside his consulting, Chuck has worked as a lobbyist and a mediator, and he serves as an elder at Bethany Lutheran Church in Austin. He is the Senior Partner of BetterSchools, LLC, a comprehensive consulting firm founded in 2011.

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