Herzog Foundation's Christian School Startup Accelerator has ended
Interested in starting a Christian School in your community? Whether you’re just dreaming about it or already taking steps to start a Christian school, this event is designed for you. At this 2-day conference we will take you from "I want to start a Christian school" to actually knowing the next steps to launch!

Join the Herzog Foundation, other school founders, and expert coaches for an event that will catalyze Christian school launches across the country!

Types of schools served:
- Hybrid Homeschools
- Classical Christian Schools
- Traditional 5-day Christian Schools
- Pod or Micro Schools
- Church or Independent

Types of leaders served:
- Future School Founders who are dreaming about starting a school (Level 1)
- Current School Founders who are already taking steps to launch your school (Level 2+)

It is free to register. Attendees are expected to cover all travel and accommodation costs as well as dinner expenses. All other event costs are covered by the Herzog Foundation. School startups must be located in the US.
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Eric Wearne

Kennesaw State University
Associate Professor in the Education Economics Center
The National Hybrid Schools Project is the national clearinghouse for research, data, practices, and networking for the burgeoning hybrid school movement. The purpose of the Hybrid Schools Project is to document and analyze the variety of independent actors who are creating these new forms of K-12 schooling outside of the conventional education system.

Eric Wearne is Associate Professor in the Education Economics Center at Kennesaw State University and Director of the National Hybrid Schools Project. He is the author of Defining Hybrid Homeschools in America: Little Platoons (Lexington Books, 2020). His research has been published by the Peabody Journal of Education, the Journal of School Choice, Catholic Social Science ReviewCity Journal, the Imaginative Conservative, and Law & Liberty, among others. He was previously Provost at Holy Spirit College, Associate Professor of Education Foundations at Georgia Gwinnett College, Director of Data Analysis and Deputy Director of the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement in Atlanta, and a high school Literature and Debate teacher at both public and classical hybrid schools.