Taking Your School from Good to Great

George Sanker June 9, 2013

Presented at:
SCL Conference 2013


George Sanker has worked successfully at a classical school in Colorado, helping grow and improve the school over several years. In this seminar George and his team will share his current work at the Covenant School in Virginia and discuss how they are laboring to transform a broadly evangelical Christian school without a clearly defined educational philosophy into a Christian Liberal Arts and Sciences school.


Classical Schools Education Growth Liberal Arts


George Sanker
George Sanker currently serves as Headmaster of The Covenant School in Charlottesville, VA. George has worked in education since 1996 and served as the principal of two charter schools in Washington, DC and Longmont, CO. He started his career in education working in private Christians schools where he was a history and theology teacher for middle and high school students. George graduated from Colgate University with a BA in political science. After Colgate, he served his country as an officer at the Central Intelligence Agency. He also received a MA in Religion from Reformed Theological Seminary. George is currently ABD in sociology at the University of Virginia. He and his wife Jeannette live in Charlottesville with five of their children—Nicholas (10), Jonas (9), and Lukas (6), Thomas (3), Magdalena (6 months). Their fifth child, Kendrick (18), attends Hampton University in Hampton, VA.

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