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Sat, Mar 25


Fairview Baptist Church

Beyond Elementary Conference 2023- Steadfast

Join us as we explore a biblical philosophy of education to prepare our students for what comes after high school.

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Beyond Elementary Conference 2023- Steadfast
Beyond Elementary Conference 2023- Steadfast

Time & Location

Mar 25, 2023, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Fairview Baptist Church, 230 78 Ave SE, Calgary, AB T2H 1C4, Canada

About the Event

 1 Corinthians 15:58

"Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in vain in the Lord."

Join us as we explore a biblical philosophy of education to prepare our students for what comes after high school. Whether that be working or attending college or university, how can we help our students get to where Christ is leading them while maintaining a biblical worldview? We invite all Roots families to this conference for encouragement and tools to traditionally home educate your students through junior and senior high school and beyond.


9am Doors open

9:10am Welcome

9:30am - 12pm Sessions #1-3

                - #1 Gail Poffenroth: Being Free Indeed: A biblical and philosophical exploration of what it means to help your   

                                                         child succeed Beyond Elementary

                - #2 Lesley George: Challenging Exams

                - #3 Lesley George: Dual Credit

12-1pm Lunch break

1-3:45pm: Sessions #4-6

               - #4 David & Leeza Peterson - Parent's Testimony

               - #5 Lesley George: Roots Apprenticeship Program

               - #6 Gail Poffenroth: Preparing for Life: A practical look at the Job Skills, Life Skills, and Character Qualities kids

                                                          need to live right side up in this upside-down world

3:45pm Closing

Registration Deadline: March 21, 2023 at midnight

Who can attend? This is open to Roots families only. Roots students are welcome to attend (we recommend students ages 11+ only), please note that childcare is NOT provided. Registration is required for anyone who will be attending in person. 

Lunch: You are welcome to bring your own lunch (pack it in a cooler as fridge space is limited), or you can purchase a lunch ticket to have a hot lunch provided for you. The hot lunch is pulled chicken on a bun (GF bun available), vegetables, pop, and dessert (GF option available). Ensure you sign up for the appropriate ticket at check out. 

Online Viewing: Any Roots families outside of the Calgary area are welcome to join us through the online viewing option. We encourage all Calgary area Roots families to join us in person for the full experience of the conference.

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