The Multiplier newsletter is just one of the ways in which the OACS is working to let you know what’s happening here in our office, and among those working to empower inspired Christian education. Published quarterly, it exists to strengthen and encourage all of us involved in the Christian School movement in Eastern Canada.

Educational Assistants

May 16th, 2016

It has been said that a well-run school can function for a day or so without the principal, but if the educational assistant does not show up in a classroom for work, the day can go off the rails very quickly. An educational assistant (EA) is a paraeducator who supports… Read more

Carla Alblas

EdCommons: Celebrating a Time of Change

May 16th, 2016

I was recently having a cup of coffee with a colleague and during our conversation, he asked me where our edCommons platform had come from. It’s a question that’s come up a couple of times lately, and as someone who loves a good story, I’m always happy to share. But… Read more

Chris van Donkelaar

Smithville Christian High School

May 16th, 2016

On Thursday, January 14, 2016, I had the pleasure of attending Smithville Christian High School’s annual Open House and Celebration of Learning.  Smithville’s mission was clear to me as soon as I pulled into the school property: “Belong. Believe. Succeed.” Their three part identity is displayed prominently on their front… Read more

Justin Cook

A Cross in the Telephone!

May 16th, 2016

When I arrived in Stoney Creek in 1985 to assume my new assignment as principal at John Knox Memorial Christian School (JKMCS), I was not at all surprised to see that I had a rotary phone in my office. Rotary phones were still commonplace, especially in a school that ran… Read more

Julius de Jager

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