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About The Workshop

Do you want someone to turn to as you encounter new challenges?

It’s always good to know you’re not alone! Connect with others in your role at classical Christian schools around the country. Build relationships, share ideas, and support each other in small groups while learning best practices in your field of speciality.

Cohort leaders are seasoned professionals in their field. Based on years of experience, they will share professional standards , help you avoid common pitfalls, and equip you with the resources you need to be successful.

Don’t go it alone!

Purpose

This workshop aims to support, equip, and encourage classical and Christian aspiring and future “aspiring” Heads, including: division Heads who are considering becoming a Head of School, interim Heads, board members who may be interested in becoming Heads, and/or faculty who would contemplate a Head of School role in the future.

Structure

As a six-session intensive, this workshop will meet weekly beginning the first week of February, 2022. 

Syllabus overview

Meet Your Leader

Eric Cook

President, Society for Classical Learning

Eric Cook has been an educator for over 20 years. He is from Lexington, Kentucky where he attended Transylvania University and received a B.A. in Secondary Education. He then earned an M.A. in Instructional Leadership from Northern Kentucky University. Eric has worked in schools in Ohio and Virginia before joining Covenant Classical School in Fort Worth, Texas in 2009. He has taught history, political science, psychology and philosophy in public schools, and served as an assistant principal for several years. In 2006, Eric felt called to join the classical Christian school movement and became the Middle and Upper School Head at Faith Christian School in Roanoke, Virginia. In addition to his leadership roles, Eric taught apologetics, theology, philosophy of religion, and served as thesis director. In 2010, Eric joined the board of the Society for Classical Learning. He went on to become the Board Chairman, the organization’s first Executive Director, and now serves as President. Eric collaborates with school leaders across the country to ensure that classical Christian schools are thriving. He is passionate about leadership development and is currently pursuing his EdS in Leadership from Gordon College. Eric leads one of the leading classical Christian schools in the United States and regularly speaks, consults, and conducts training in his role as President. Eric is married to his wife, Liz. They have six children, all of whom attend or have attended Covenant.

TOTAL COST

ASPIRING HEADS WORKSHOP

$ 612 SCL Member Price
  • $679 Regular Price
  • Meeting Length: 60-90 min
  • Homework: 20-30 min per week
  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Max Enrollment: 12
  • Dates: February - March 2022

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