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CSI BIBLE INSTRUCTION SYMPOSIUM

Teaching the Word. Making an impact.

Illustration: Curriculum Bible Training

Virtual Conference  |  February 11–12, 2021

A two-day, intensive training in biblical instruction.

The Symposium allows for counsel on best practices from experts in their field, as well as meaningful discussion among peers on what Bible instruction looks like across North America.

During the virtual event, attendees will have opportunities to hear from theologians, deans of education, and relevant authors, practice new concepts in small group settings with lead teachers, network with likeminded educators all with the common goal to move toward the following desired outcomes for excellence in Bible instruction:

  • Providing vision, community, support, and leadership for professional development initiatives in Bible instruction.
  • Providing hands-on, grade-level focused training and discussions
  • Creating a shared vision for exemplary Bible instruction by setting out for discussion the national trends affecting youth development, education, and spiritual formation
  • Setting forward one specific approach (hands-on reading with biblical theology) + providing ongoing training through CSI’s online platform, Catalyst
  • Connecting a larger array of experts with the Bible Instruction Symposium for ongoing development of ideas and standards for K–12 schools

Teaching the Word.
Making an impact. 

Christian Schools International has a long history of providing a highly respected and exceptional Bible curriculum. The Symposium continues to enhance the ways CSI supports our member schools in Bible instruction.

Watch this video, which was shot at our onsite conference in Washington, DC, to see how the CSI Bible Instruction Symposium looked on a smaller scale and hear from the passionate Bible teachers that were greatly impacted by their experience.  

Training Details

Learn more about our main stage speakers, the event schedule, and the Whova Event Management app.  

Registration

The registration fee is $100. The fee covers two days of instructional information, including:

  • Talks and interviews on best practices from top thinkers and authors in the field of biblical theology
  • Breakout sessions facilitated by experienced teachers who have been implementing these best practices in their classrooms
  • Networking opportunities for administrators led by leaders in various education sectors to help with strategic planning for long term success for Bible instruction

Refund Policy

If you are unable to attend, we can transfer your ticket to a colleague. Please make the request for a ticket transfer to . No ticket transfers will be available after January 11, 2021.

Virtual Conference Login Information

Everyone has their own personalized registration that CANNOT be shared, it is only good for one person. With personalized registration, Whova allows for a customized conference experience for each attendee.

FAQ

The CSI Bible Instruction Symposium was formed to champion and advance Bible instruction in Christian schools. CSI desires to serve our member schools by providing high-quality professional development opportunities to teachers of Bible to guide best practices in daily instruction.

The Symposium will take place on February 11–12, 2021 as a virtual conference. The conference will be held in a virtual format utilizing the Whova Event Management App for 2021.

The conference will be held in a virtual format utilizing the Whova Event Management App for 2021.

The 2021 virtual Symposium is open to all interested persons: administrators, teachers, homeschool teachers, etc. 

The registration fee is $100.

The registration fee is $100. The registration fee includes complete login in access to the Whova event management app (both mobile and desktop access) including interactive sessions with:

  • Main stage speakers
  • Breakout facilitators and attendees
  • Sponsors
  • CSI Staff
  • Peer networking

A virtual conference allows participants from around the world to engage in a virtual format. Like an in-person conference, participants can watch keynotes, panels, and roundtable discussions, pose questions, network with fellow participants, and access topical resources.

Virtual conferences can offer similar opportunities as in-person conferences as well as providing new avenues for engagement. A virtual conference widens the audience and perspectives being shared, allows for easy-access resources at your fingertips, and offers a wide array of engagement tools such as on-demand resources, virtual message boards, and private chats.

Virtual conferences can offer similar opportunities as in-person conferences as well as providing new avenues for engagement. A virtual conference widens the audience and perspectives being shared, allows for easy-access resources at your fingertips, and offers a wide array of engagement tools such as on-demand resources, virtual message boards, and private chats.

Whova is a virtual event hosting platform on which the 2021 CSI Bible Instruction Symposium will be held. You can learn more about the Whova virtual event hosting platform here.

If you are experiencing technical issues with Whova, please contact Whova at +1 (855) 978-6578. You may also contact .

In order to access Whova, the virtual event platform, you will need a device that can support either the Whova web app (computer, laptop) or mobile app (smartphone, tablet). You will also need to connect to the internet.

All information for attending the event can be found in the event on Whova and on the CSI Bible Instruction landing page.

The Whova web app does not need to be installed. You may access it in a web browser. Please try using a different browser if you are having trouble accessing the web app. The Whova mobile app is an additional access point and may optionally be downloaded via the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store.

During a live session, there will be three tabs on the right-hand side of the screen: Session Q&A, Chat, and Community. You can ask questions in the Session Q&A tab and make comments in the Chat tab.

Yes! Whova facilitates great networking opportunities on both the website and mobile app versions. You can network through an active community board, a virtual business card exchange, and even private chat with individual attendees.

Sessions will be recorded and saved in the Whova platform. The Whova virtual conference hub will be available for 6 months after the event ends. Some main stage speakers and panels will only be available live per conditions of the contract agreement.

Rachael Heyboer

Director of Product Development