Friday, April 30, 2010
Forum of Christian Education in Atlanta, USA
The International Forum on Christian Education was held in Atlanta, USA, on February 23-26. The discussion included 1123 representatives of 123 institutions from 25 countries.
Amongst the speakers of the Forum was Richard Stearns, President of World Vision Inc., Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institute of Public Health, which is known for its innovative work in the project of human genome, Dr. Wendy Kopp, founder of the national teaching corps "Teach for America", and Dr. John M. Perkins, American civil rights activist.
The conference included many sessions on the questions of administering educational institutions, new approaches in education, and international partnerships in Christian education.
Dr. Alexander Negrov, Rector of SPbCU, held several meetings with current and future partners of SPbCU like Wes Olmsted, Dean of Briercrest College, and Steven R. Cramer, President of Bethel College. Both of these schools are partners of SPbCU. Dr. Negrov also held other meetings with leaders of schools located in the North America and Asia.
On the Forum, Negrov made the presentation of SPbCU for leaders of other educational institutions.