Charter schools, home schools, magnet schools, parental abdication, and economic hardships are only a few of the challenges that Classical Christian schools must face in the future. How can our schools not only maintain, but thrive moving forward? Mark Guthrie will present strategic ideas for the future sustainability (and growth) of Classical Christian schools.
Mark Guthrie has served as the Head of School for 9 years at Caldwell Academy. Caldwell Academy is a classical Christian K-12 school which has grown from 63 students to over 700 students in 18 years. Prior to his position at Caldwell, Mark served as the Director of The American School of Lyon in Lyon, France. He has been a teacher and administrator for over 23 years in both the public and private systems in South Carolina, North Carolina, Ohio, Georgia, and France. Mark has educational degrees in Mathematics and Administration/Supervision from Bob Jones University, The Ohio State University, and Lincoln Memorial University. His passion is to provide students a rigorous classical academic education within a biblical worldview. Mark has been married for 23 years to his wife, Laura. They have four children, Christian (19), Victoria (16), Pius (8), and Brian (5). Pius and Brian were adopted from Uganda two and a half years ago.