2021: Dr. Jackquelyn Haws Veith

Dr. Jackquelyn Haws Veith

Executive Director of Educational Certification for CCLE

The Consortium for Classical Lutheran Education (CCLE) Board of Directors is pleased to confer the distinguished Magistra Magna award to Dr. Jackie Veith for her exceptional vision, service, work and dedication to the cause of classical Lutheran education.

Jackquelyn Veith lives in Blackwell, Oklahoma and is married to Gene Edward Veith. They have three adult children and twelve grandchildren. She earned her BS from the University of Oklahoma, her MS from Concordia University Wisconsin, and her Ed.D. from Shenandoah University. After academic careers in Wisconsin and Virginia, they moved to Blackwell, Oklahoma, to retire near grandchildren. Previously, she served on the faculty of Patrick Henry College, a classical Christian college, where she taught teachers how to teach classically. She also served as Interim principal at Immanuel classical Lutheran school in Alexandria, Virginia. Based on her teaching experience (25 years in K-12; 8 years in higher education) she knows classical education is a stronger approach than current practices. She supports the Consortium for Classical Lutheran Education (CCLE) through school accreditation and teacher certification processes. She is a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Blackwell, Oklahoma.

She has served as Executive Director of Educational Certification for CCLE for seven years in which capacity she helped develop and implement CCLE’s accreditation and teacher and administrator certification program. She has guided pastors, administrators and teachers through numerous accreditation processes. With her vision and leadership the CCLE has held years of successful contests in recitation (in English and Latin), penmanship and calligraphy, and essay writing. In addition her work with the Board has resulted in years of effective strategic planning, forging ahead for future consortium work.

The Consortium for Classical Lutheran Education Board of Directors is honored to confer the Magistra Magna award to Dr. Jackie Veith.