CHARGE

by Chad Dirkse

​​This podcast explores how the grand narrative of the Bible shapes the whole experience of Christian schooling. Each episode welcomes you into an authentic conversation that seeks to connect how the Christian faith and worldview forms teaching and learning, directs curricular and co-curricular programs, and frames the daily practices of school life. You will hear from school administrators, teachers, and students as we examine... Read more

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • S01 E09 - Episode 9: Adventures in Podcasting

    S01 E09 - Episode 9: Adventures in Podcasting

    Chad sits down with students Isaiah Harris, Malachi Harris, and Miles Caines to discuss the Barch podcast and what they’ve learned from using their voices to entertain and inform.

    33:38
  • S01 E08 - Episode 8: Why Exceptional Education Matters For All Students

    S01 E08 - Episode 8: Why Exceptional Education Matters For All Students

    Director of Exceptional Education Shonda Caines and current parents Jackie Leach and Kelly Reynolds talk about God’s beautiful design, why CCS serves students with disabilities, and how that impacts all students.

    36:45
  • S01 E07 - Episode 7: The Distinct Aim of CCS

    S01 E07 - Episode 7: The Distinct Aim of CCS

    Niki Ellis, Anne Hartman, and Jessica Novikoff discuss the graduate profile and the distinctive ways we approach our curriculum.

    37:36
  • S01 E06 - Episode 6: Caring for the Social-Emotional Needs of Students

    S01 E06 - Episode 6: Caring for the Social-Emotional Needs of Students

    Courtney Caroland, Travis Hutchinson, and Joan Vos explain the importance of experiencing the grace of God in and through community.

    45:58
  • S01 E05 - Episode 5: Teaching Biblical Truth in the Upper School

    S01 E05 - Episode 5: Teaching Biblical Truth in the Upper School

    Tim Baldwin, Courtney Caroland, and Barton Stone discuss what teaching Bible looks like in the Upper School and the importance of showing students how their stories fit into the overall narrative of the Bible.

    35:07