USA Christian Schools Study Tour

Washington D.C.This 6-day tour of ACSI schools in the Washington D.C. area in April 2017 is available to a limited number of European Christian school leaders.

ACSI - USA Christian Schools Study Tour

April 3–8, 2017 (Monday – Saturday)

Purpose of tour: 

Provide an opportunity to visit like-minded US ACSI Christian Schools and see some sights in Washington D.C.

  1. What does a consistently applied Christian philosophy of education look like in a school environment?
  2. How can the executive leadership of a school present a clear, Christ-centered leadership model?
  3. How is the mission of a Christian school reflected in the student population and in the community that it serves?
  4. Which professional development options can effectively connect the goals of instructional programs to a Christian philosphy of education?
  5. How does the environment of student learning reflect the God-given value of each child and inform quality pedagogy?
  6. How can expected student outcomes include character development, acquisition of Christian values and spiritual formation?

These are the questions that we hope to explore as we introduce you to quality Christian education in the United States during our week-long school tour. Please consider how this tour might inform your vision for Christian education in your setting and begin a dialogue with Christian school leaders from other countries.

Recommended Travel Schedule:

Plan to fly to and from Washington (DC) Dulles International Airport.
Plan to arrive at or before 3 pm on Monday, April 3, 2017
You may plan to depart at or after 5 pm on Saturday, April 8, 2017
You may arrive earlier and/or depart later but you would be responsible for organizing your own transportation and housing.

Itinerary:

Monday, April 3, 2017 - Please plan to arrive by 3 pm or before. Recommended airport is Washingron Dulles International Airport.
Welcome to Washington, D.C.! - The capital of the United States welcomes you to explore.
Meal Included: Dinner -
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
ACSI School Visit - Discover and learn about an ACSI school.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner -
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
ACSI School Visit - Discover and learn about an ACSI school.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner -
Thursday, April 6, 2017
ACSI School Visit - Discover and learn about an ACSI school.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial - View the site that honors the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
FDR Memorial - Waterfalls, statues, and carved quotes interpret President Roosevelt's four terms.
Jefferson Memorial - Stand beside the 19 foot high statue of our 3rd President and view the Tidal Basin.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner -
Friday, April 7, 2017
United States Supreme Court - This marble building houses the highest court in the land.
Library of Congress - As the world's largest library, it was designed to be used only by the U.S. Congress.
United States Capitol - View the Rotunda and visit National Statuary Hall and the Crypt.
Arlington National Cemetery - Tomb of Unknowns and Kennedy family graves are on its hallowed hills.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner -
Saturday, April 8, 2017
Smithsonian Museums - A gift from British scientist James Smithson that includes 16 museums and galleries.
2 pm. Depart for Airport - you may plan to depart at 5 pm or later this day.
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch -
Itinerary Subject to Change Based on Availity. 

Pricing:           

  • $964**            based on double hotel occupancy
  • $1199**            based on single hotel occupancy

Pricing includes:

  • Deluxe motorcoach transportation
  • Four nights deluxe hotel accommodations
  • Five breakfasts / five lunches / five dinners
  • All attractions as listed
  • ACTS Program Leader days 4 through 6

** Roundtrip airfare would be added to the price above. **

Registration Process: 

1. Download the tour information sheet
2. Go to the tour's website to register online
3. Enter tour code and password
3. Create an account
4. Add tour participants and pay tour fees ($964-$1199) in one amount or the first payment ($96)

If you run into any problems during the registration process, please write to reservations@acts-tours.com 

We hope to see you on this tour.

 

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USA Christian Schools Study Tour

Monday 3rd April 2017 to Saturday 8th April 2017