II – Classical, Lutheran Education: Renaissance not Reform
(Concordia University, Mequon, WI; July 25-27, 2000)

CCLE II Program

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Conference on Classical & Lutheran Education II:  

Renaissance Not Reform

July 25-27, 2000
. . . a time to reflect and discuss

Concordia University
Mequon, Wisconsin

The program will present an impressive lineup of Church leaders and educators in the forefront of today’s classical education movement.  Most are active teaching and promoting classical education in American Lutheran circles.  They represent all levels of Lutheran education: primary, secondary, and collegiate.  Come for the stimulating thought and discussion on the future direction of classical education among Lutherans.

Underwritten and hosted by the Cranach Institute.

Mission Statement

The Cranach Institute is a research and educational arm of Concordia University Wisconsin devoted to working out the implications of the Lutheran doctrine of vocation and engaging
contemporary culture with the truths of the Lutheran confessions.

Presenters and Discussion Leaders

Rev. Joel A. Brondos, S.T.M.
Headmaster, Zion Lutheran Academy
Pastor, Zion Lutheran Church, Ft. Wayne, IN

Rev. Steven A. Hein, Ph.D.
Headmaster, Shepherd of the Springs LHS
Director, Shepherd of the Springs Institute for Christian Studies
Colorado Springs, CO

Andrew Kern
Instructor, Foundations Academy
Boise, ED
Co-author of Classical Education: Towards the Revival of American Schooling

E. Christian Kopff, Ph.D.
Professor of Classics
Associate Director of the Honors Programs
University of Colorado
Boulder, CO
Author of The Devil Knows Latin

Gene E. Veith, Ph.D.
Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences
Concordia University
Mequon, WI
Co-author of Classical Education: Towards the Revival of American Schooling

Conference Program

Tuesday, July 25th

Registration:                                                                                                                11:00 – 1:30 pm

Opening:                                                                                                                     1:30 – 1:40 pm
Welcome and Introduction

Opening Service:                                                                                                         1:40 – 2:25 pm
Pr. Robert W. Schaibley

Plenary Session I:                                                                                                        2:30 – 3:30 pm

The Devil Knows Latin: Why America Needs the Classical Tradition
Dr. E. Christian Kopff

Break-out Sessions:                                                                                                    3:40 – 4:40 pm

  • Law & Gospel in the teaching of the Word, Hein

  • Post-modern Culture: Threats and Opportunities for Classical & Lutheran Education, Veith

  • Shurley Grammar Method, Messmann

BBQ Picnic Dinner                                                                                                     5:30 – 6:30 pm

Cultural Event                                                                                                             6:30 – 9:00 pm

Compline                                                                                                                    9:00 – 9:20 pm
Pr. Joseph Fischer

Wednesday, July 26th

Breakfast                                                                                                                   7:30 – 8:30 am

Morning Devotions                                                                                                     8:30 – 8:50 am
Pr. Joseph Fisher

Plenary Session II:                                                                                                     9:00 – 10:00 am

History Survey of Education: What is Classical?
Pr. Joel A. Brondos

Break-out Sessions:                                                                                                  10:00 – 10:50 am

  • The Socratic Method & Classical Methods, Schaibley

  • Resources for Schools and Home, D. Gee

  • Basal Readers vs. Literature-based, Hughes

Break-out Sessions:                                                                                                  11:00 – 11:50 am

  • Transforming & Building Classical Lutheran Schools, Pr. William E. Heine

  • The Vitality of Latin, Joanna Veith

  • Catechesis & Lutheran Education, Pr. Peter Bender

Lunch                                                                                                                       12:00 – 1:00 pm

Plenary Session III:                                                                                                   1:00 – 2:00 pm

What is Lutheran about Lutheran Education?
Dr. Steven A. Hein

Break-out Sessions:                                                                                                  12:15 – 3:00 pm

  • Grammar Stage, Brondos

  • Logic Stage, Schaibley

  • The Writing Road to Reading, E. Moermond

Plenary Session IV:                                                                                                   3:30 – 4:30 pm

The Arts for Classical Lutheran Schools
Dr. Gene E. Veith

Dinner                                                                                                                       5:30 – 6:30 pm

About the Town Opportunities                                                                                   6:30 -        pm

Thursday, July 27th

Breakfast                                                                                                                   7:30 – 8:30 am

Morning Devotions                                                                                                    8:30 – 8:50 am
Pr. Joseph Fisher

Plenary Session V:                                                                                                    9:00 – 10:00 am

Core, Uncompromisable and Unavoidably Controversial Principles of Classical Christian Education
Andrew Kern

Panel Discussion                                                                                                      10:15 – 11:15 am

The Itnerarium/Closing


Conference on Classical & Lutheran Education II
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Signing up for:                                                                                                            Cost

___ Registration for CCLL II Conference                                                                  $75.00

___ Lodging and meals at Concordia University                                                           99.00

___ Spouse: lodging, meals (not attending conference)                                                 32.50

___ Only meals at Conference

___ Will seek own lodging arrangements

___  Interest in Audio/Video Tapes of Conference                                                    ______

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Mail to:  Dr. Gene E. Veith
Cranach Institute
C/O Concordia University
12800 North Lake Shore Drive
Mequon, WI  53097-2402

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