Into Africa: Classical Education and Rafki Schools

Rafiki Foundation operates ten Christian and Classical (CC) Schools in ten countries in Africa. The presenter was fortunate to visit three Rafiki schools in West Africa this spring in order
to explore ways in which CC schools in the U.S. (including his own) can partner with and support this organization. The presentation will include images and video from that recent visit as well as suggestions for ways teachers and schools can support CC education in Africa.

Brad Ryden

Brad Ryden is the Head of School at Geneva School of Boerne, Texas. Prior to taking the position at Geneva in 2006, Brad served as the Head of School at The Covenant School in Dallas. Brad and Becky, a middle school English teacher at Geneva, have been married for 26 years and have four children. Brad is a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Boerne.

Parent Impact Panel

Four experienced administrators join together to discuss the challenges of working with parent volunteers and parent led organizations in order to extend the mission of the school. Each will show his well-earned battle scars and discuss the positives and pitfalls of working alongside parents in a private school setting.

Brad Ryden

Brad Ryden is the Head of School at Geneva School of Boerne, Texas. Prior to taking the position at Geneva in 2006, Brad served as the Head of School at The Covenant School in Dallas. Brad and Becky, a middle school English teacher at Geneva, have been married for 26 years and have four children. Brad is a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Boerne.