The Christian Liberal Arts: An Education for True Freedom

George Sanker June 16, 2016

Presented at:
SCL Conference 2016


Desk and apple George Sanker shares his journey to classical Christian education and discusses the value of the liberal arts for every student.


Classical Education 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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Cultivating Well-Educated Resident Aliens

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Taking Your School from Good to Great

Article - SCL Conference 2013

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