Christian Schools Canada Conference 2024

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As a leader in a Christian school, you have a unique and important role. The Christian Schools Canada Conference 2024 aims to inspire and equip you as a Christian school leader to navigate your leadership journey with your focus on Christ as the ultimate source of hope. How do you keep your community from getting stuck in division and conflict? How can you remain grounded and hospitable? What steps can you take right now towards being a leader who is Called vocationally into Christian school leadership, who is Connected relationally to enable the flourishing of children, adults, teams, and communities, and who is Committed to sustaining long-term engagement in realizing a vision of Christian education?

We invite you to dialogue and explore these questions and more through 2 days of keynotes, breakout sessions, networking, and times of refreshment with your fellow school leaders across the country.

Registration is now open!

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Keynote Speakers

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Rev. Dr. Matthew Kaemingk is a Christian ethicist and public theologian, author, and speaker. He directs the Mouw Institute of Faith and Public Life at Fuller Theological Seminary and is a scholar-in-residence at the De Pree Center for Christian Leadership.

Matthew is excited to connect with you in Halifax and share how Christian leaders can maintain both convicted civility and generous hospitality as you Journey With Hope.


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Dr. Beth Green is a Cardus senior fellow and the provost of Tyndale University in Toronto, Ontario. Her scholarship focuses on the intersection of faith, learning, and formation and their impact on culture and society. She is the deputy editor of the International Journal for Christianity and Education and a sought-after consultant.


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Conference Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia

We can’t wait to welcome you to Halifax, Nova Scotia for the 2024 Christian Schools Canada Conference! With non-stop harbour views of the ocean, lighthouses, and tall-masted ships, Halifax is a delight to explore.

There is time set aside on Thursday afternoon’s agenda for you and your Christian school colleagues to get a local tour, dig into history, spend time on the waterfront, or simply experience an afternoon in this beautiful corner of the Maritimes.

Pick one of our curated activity suggestions, our optional session on education trends, or seek out your own adventure – the choice is yours.

With so much to see and do, you might want to plan to arrive early or stay an extra night!

Conference Venues


The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

1055 Marginal Rd, Halifax, NS B3H 4P7

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For over 40 years beginning in 1928, Halifax played a significant role in welcoming immigrants to Canada.  – In fact, one of every five Canadians is related to someone who passed through Halifax’s Pier 21.

We will kick off the CSC Conference with a welcome reception and opening session here on Wednesday, September 25, 2024. Take in the artifacts and stories at this national historic site as you reunite with your fellow school leaders from across the country. You’ll walk through the same doors and spaces where approximately one million immigrants arrived for the first time in Canada.

The Lord Nelson Hotel

1515 South Park Street, Halifax, NS B3J 2L2

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The Lord Nelson Hotel, located across from the Halifax Public Gardens and one block from the Citadel, will be our ‘home base’ for the conference.

Conference attendees will need to book your own accommodations. Breakfast at The Lord Nelson is included for all attendees on Thursday and Friday.

The conference hotel room block is now FULL. A limited number of hotel rooms and suites may still be available but must be booked directly (no special conference rate and the hotel is close to selling out).


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The Cable Wharf

1751 Lower Wharf Street, Halifax, NS B3J 1S5

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On Thursday, September 26, 2024, join your fellow attendees for dinner on the waterfront at The Cable Wharf.

This historic pier was built in 1913 by the Western Union Telegraph Company to serve as a the primary cable ship port and service call depot for the transatlantic cable. It remains today as one of the last original structures on the harbourfront.

Your dinner experience is included in your registration for the conference.

About Christian Schools Canada

Christian Schools Canada’s purpose is to partner together for the flourishing of Christian education across Canada.

CSC’s biennial Christian leadership conference encourages leaders in Christian schools from all parts of Canada to collaborate, connect, and share alignment in designing and delivering quality Christian education.

We look forward to welcoming you to Halifax!


The Christian Schools Canada 2024 Conference starts in:

See you soon in Halifax!