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The annual Redemptive Education conference takes place in February.

Who benefits:

  • Preschool through high school teachers

  • School administrators

  • Homeschooling parents

  • Prospective educators


Center for Redemptive Education (CRE) conferences take the same approach with adults as with students enrolled in CRE programs:

  • Biblical content;

  • Relational interactions with content and fellow attendees;

  • Integral, multi-disciplinary content;

  • Experiential, hands-on learning.



Calvary Church

8220 Little River Turnpike

Annandale, VA 22003

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National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

Travel & lodging

The venue in Annandale is in northern Virginia near Washington, DC and within easy access to air, rail and car transportation. Taking Metrorail from an airport places you within 5 miles of the conference site. Distances to event site:


Lodging is on your own; you can find many hotels nearby through Priceline and similar travel search sites.

Participants from out of town may wish to arrive on the weekend and visit the many attractions in and around Washington, DC, such as the National Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Air & Space Museum, Museum of the Bible and many more.

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What's included

Fees include conference attendance and lunch on each day of the conference.

Staff of REACH member schools and parents of students currently attending CRE programs receive a $25 discount.


  • "I loved the Redemptive Leadership principles--the quest to align with God's design for teaching and learning through Redemptive Leadership--to restore relationship and restore Shalom through God's Word and God's World."

  • "I loved meeting other like-minded individuals who have experience, and have 'been there' in the place I’m at currently."

  • "I appreciated the collaboration and focus on sharing ideas and practices that many of the workshops had."

  • "The interactive aspect was engaging and helpful for experiential learning."

  • "The pace was lovely. I also enjoyed the variety of workshops. The worship time was nice, also."

  • "I liked the variety and choice of workshops, connecting with fellow educators and parents, and I am refining [my teaching] practice as challenged by new ideas. I was encouraged and reenergized in the work of discipleship."

  • "Loved the free space on Monday afternoon-- that hour after lunch was helpful. Also really enjoyed the lunch on Monday-- delicious and healthy!"

  • "I really like the pacing. Even with the breaks, it was still a lot, and I left tired each day. I appreciated that some of the workshops were repeated so that I didn't have to make as many hard choices!"

  • "Thank you for having a growth mindset. It is infectious."

  • "I could see that the conference was really meeting the needs of the educators there! Teaching redemptively is a mind shift from the traditional and it is a huge blessing to have support. It takes times and persistence and the Redemptive Education conference has always been helpful because of the ways it has reinforced the philosophy and tone we are working toward."

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