Pressing Forward, 2013 Great Lakes Christian Educators’ Convention


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October 3–4, 2013


Community Baptist Church
5715 Miami Street
South Bend IN 46614

Cost Before Sept. 20

Member Schools (each state association)
$35 per teacher

Non-Member Schools
$45 per teacher

After September 20: $46 members, $56 non-members


The 2013 workshop list is available now. See Workshops (PDF)

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Time Session
8:00–9:30 a.m. Registration / Visit Exhibits
9:30–10:45 a.m. Opening Session (Auditorium) Dr. David Pennington Senior Pastor Community Baptist Church,
South Bend, IN
11:00–11:50 a.m. Workshop I (All Tracks)
12:00 p.m.–12:50 p.m. Workshop IIA (for Pastors, Administrators, Secondary, General)

Lunch (for Preschool, Kindergarten, Elementary, General)
12:50 p.m. Lunch (for Pastors, Administrators, Secondary, General)
1:20–2:10 p.m. Workshop IIB (for Preschool, Kindergarten, Elementary, General)
2:10–2:30 p.m. Break /Visit Exhibits
2:30–3:20 p.m.  Workshop III (all tracks)
3:20–3:40 p.m. Visit Exhibits
3:40–4:30 p.m. Workshop IV (all tracks)
4:45–6:00 p.m. General Session (Auditorium) Dr. Bob Loggans Senior Pastor Calvary Baptist Church,
Watertown, WI

Friday, October 4, 2013

Time Session
8:00–8:30 a.m. Visit Exhibits
8:30–9:20 a.m. Workshop V (Super Workshop Session)
Men — Dr. Marty Marriott (Chapel)
Women — Mrs. Cindi Pennington (Auditorium)
9:20–9:40 a.m. Break / Visit Exhibits
9:40–10:30 a.m. Workshop VI (all tracks)
10:40–11:30 a.m. Workshop VII (all tracks)
11:40 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Closing Session Dr. Doug Jackson Senior Pastor Community Baptist Church,
Saginaw, MI

Area Lodging

A block of rooms has been contracted with six area motels at discounted rates.

Microtel Inn South Bend 574-273-4300
100 rooms $69 S, $84 DQ, $89 QS
Comfort Suites Univ. Area, South Bend 574-272-1500
100 rooms $89.00
Comfort Suites South Bend 574-291-3100
114 rooms $99.00
Waterford Estates South Bend 574-272-5220
100 rooms $78.00
Jameson Inn South Bend 574-277-3211 90 rooms $79.99
Suburban Extended Stay South Bend 574-968-4737 80 rooms $67.00 / $74.00
Hampton Inn & Suites South Bend 574-277-9373 45 rooms $99.00

Exhibitor Information

Please don’t miss the early registration deadline and savings that you will receive by getting your GLCEC registration in the mail ASAP.

You have the unique opportunity to promote your organization by exhibiting during the Great Lakes Christian Educators Convention (GLCEC) while making the conference beneficial for all attendees.

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Over 700 Christian School Educators will meet for GLCEC’s professional development at Community Baptist Church in South Bend, IN. The purposes of gathering together include:

  • Ongoing review and refinement of our mission as an organization
  • Professional development for our membership through workshops
  • Cooperative efforts to assist students in the college and graduate school decision process
  • Idea sharing and networking

During the conference we seek to highlight other organizations that can help our conference attendees reach their goals. All organizations, including those that provide a service that directly impacts our professional development and student's choices, are invited to attend.

We encourage you to consider promoting your organization to the conference attendees by being an event exhibitor. In addition, you will find other possible sponsorship events within the conference. Your organization will benefit from participating in the conference as an exhibitor and/or sponsor because of the enriching opportunity the GLCEC provides.

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If you are interested in an exhibiting opportunity contact:

email: timschmig
or call: 810-513-3680

And as you register, we would like to promote your attendance with our conference attendees. We ask that you send your logo in a JPG format to timschmig Please do not hesitate to contact me.

Advertiser Information

View the PDF below for instructions on how to advertise in the conference booklet.

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