Classical Lutheran Education: A Pedagogy of Truth


LOCATION: Trinity Lutheran Church and School, Cheyenne, WY

DATE: July 11-13, 2017

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2017 Essay Contest Winners

Student Teacher School Grade (if known)
Level One (2nd & 3rd grade)
Laura Anderson Diane Pendergraft Martin Luther Grammar School 1st
Kadia Miller Diane Pendergraft Martin Luther Grammar School 2nd
Brianna Wiggins Miss Peterson Immanuel Lutheran Mayville 3rd
Level Two (4th & 5th grade)
Mecka Sarty Brittany Newton Faith Lutheran Plano 5 1st
Grace MacPherson Marie MacPherson Family Altar Lutheran Home School 5 2nd
Lawsen Quist Dawn Hite Trinity Lutheran Cheyenne 3rd
Level Three (6th & 7th grade)
Caleb Borg Mr. Demarest Triity Lutheran Cheyenne 7 1st
Slade Leicht Nancy Ingram Faith Lutheran Plano 7 2nd
Mwamure Njuguna Nancy Ingrim Faith Lutheran Plano 7 3rd
Level Four (8th through 12th grade)
Nicole Rodriguez Eileen Rodriguez Rodriguez Homeschool 9 1st
Jonathan Paul Pr. Larry Beane Wittenberg Academy 12 2nd
Autumn Grote Pr. Charles Henrickson Wittenberg Academy 12 3rd

CCLE XVII Schedule updated 2017Jul05

Some attendees may find it less expensive and more convenient to take this shuttle from the Denver Airport to Cheyenne and back, rather than renting a car:

Meal Options in Cheyenne

Banquet (July 12, at Terry Bison Ranch):
$35 by May 31, 2017
$40 on or after June 1, 2017
(In addition to registration fee)

DIRECTIONS to the Banquet at TBR: For best results, CLICK ON “More options” on the map below.
From there you can send directions to your phone.


Pr. Heine Video



Plenary Speaker

Rev. John E. Hill
Wyoming District President
(Former Wyoming District Education Executive
and Former Pastor/Headmaster of Mount Hope Lutheran Church and School, Casper, Wyoming)
Casper, Wyoming

Conference Banquet Speaker

Dr. E. Christian Kopff

Speakers and Sessions list available on Registration Page


Audio Recordings of Sessions and Handouts/PowerPoint Slides
(As they become Available)



Please make hotel arrangements early! Note deadlines below.

We have several options: New, historic, and budget-friendly

Last day to book: 6/11/17
Marriott hotel(s) offering your special group rate:

  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Cheyenne Southwest/Downtown Area  for 119 USD  per night
  • TownePlace Suites Cheyenne Southwest/Downtown Area  for 119 USD  per night

Book your group rate for Conference on Classical Lutheran Education


The Plains Hotel
307 638 3311
Free Wi-Fi
Complementary Hotel Shuttle


307 634 3200
$75.99 Single/$82.99 Double
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Free Breakfast
Microwave and mini fridge in rooms
Hotel Website


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REGISTER:  —> Register Now! <— (Costs shown on page)

Individual Registration Fees:
$200 by May 31, $250 June 1 or later

Half-off registration for each additional family member.
100 for a student

Conference Scholarship/Financial Assistance:
More information available here.

Need to Register by mail with a Check?
1304 Breanna Way
Coppell, TX 75019

CCLE Conference Registration Cancellations/Refunds

  • Only notice of cancellation via email will be honored. Send email to:
  • Cancellations on or before June 15 will be refunded 75%.
  • Cancellations after June 15 will not be refunded.


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This conference is the third in a triad of themes:
XV Classical Lutheran Education: A Pedagogy of Beauty
XVI Classical Lutheran Education: A Pedagogy of Goodness
–> XVII Classical Lutheran Education: A Pedagogy of Truth<–