Godly Wisdom in Our Everyday Lives

I hope at the writing of this month’s edition of Piccolo Lessons, all of you are finding thanks and peace in both your careers and family relationships. We are entering into a time of appreciation and thanks for all we have, and for what God continues to provide for us. In this short, but hopefully […]

The Blessing of Humility for Educators

I hope and pray that at the writing of this month’s edition of Piccolo Lessons you are at peace and enjoying the calling and position where God has placed you. During my conversations over the last year with many of our members, I have sensed at times a feeling of uncertainty and disappointment in their […]

Piccolo Lessons – September 2022

It is my pleasure to introduce you to a new monthly feature, written by one of our Educational Consultants, David Piccolo (click the button at the bottom of this page to see his bio). David is one of our experts who responds with prayer, wisdom, coaching, and help when our members contact us. I am […]

An Important Victory for Christian Educator Freedoms!

At Christian Educators, we have been monitoring the case of Coach Kennedy for several years. With his recent victory at the Supreme Court, we are pleased to present guidance on what this case means for public school educators. I am grateful for this wisdom from Dr. Clint Elliott, the chairman of our Christian Educators Board […]

Christian Educators bringing the compassion of Jesus to Ukrainian refugees

New update Apr 5, 2022 About the campaign Mar 29, 2022 Have you wanted to help with the suffering of Ukrainians, but weren’t sure how? I would like to invite you, as a Christian educator, to come alongside other Christian educators who are providing critical help to Ukrainian refugees. I often get asked about the “I” in […]

Responding to Challenges Like Jesus Would

Responding to Challenges Like Jesus Would with David Schmus, Elizabeth Schmus, and Heather Kohnen of CEAI Chuck Swindoll famously said, “Life is 10% what happens to me, and 90% how I react to it.” At CEAI, we see a common pattern: educators who want to be used by God in their schools suddenly find themselves […]

Washington Education Watch, April, 2021

The most recent chapter in the effort to prescribe a nationwide history and/or civics curriculum for students began in 2020 with the release of the New York Times 1619 Project, which was developed to reframe the traditional narrative of American history around the history of slavery in the United States. President Trump reacted to the 1619 Project […]

Leave Teachers Unions Now

CEAI Executive Director David Schmus addresses the 2021 Education Impact Conference in California on 3/18/21 with a call for Christian educators in public schools to stop supporting the radical and immoral political agenda of teachers unions and join alternative professional associations like CEAI.

Washington Education Watch, March, 2021

As February drew to a close the House of Representatives passed the Equality Act, a controversial piece of legislation that would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and other federal statutes. According to the congressional summary, House Resolution 5 “prohibits discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity in areas including public accommodations and facilities, […]

Washington Education Watch, February, 2021

Last month’s column prompted more messages of both objection and support than any other column I have written. Thanks so much for taking the time to share your thoughts. The responses from members provided a broad perspective that I could not have done alone. I would encourage you to look over that column and the responses.  You will […]