July 26–29, 2022

EXCLUSIVELY ONLINE

For Christian school administrators and teachers

Registration is now open!

Attend FREE as our gift to support your ministry  
USE PROMO CODE AbekaGift2022

Professional Development

that equips Christian schools and enhances the student learning experience

Gain valuable teaching strategies to help struggling learners.

Earn contact hours toward CEUs and boost your professional development.

Watch master teachers demonstrate how they interact with students.

Explore best practices for using the Abeka curriculum.

Receive encouragement to continue making a difference for Christ.

Featured Speakers

Dr. Troy Shoemaker

Dr. Troy
Shoemaker

Top education expert Dr. Troy Shoemaker has served as president of Pensacola...
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Christian College since 2012. He has held many key leadership positions throughout his career, including 16 years as Pensacola Christian Academy administrator—one of America’s largest Christian schools. His broad and deep understanding of the industry drives his passion for influencing the future of Christian education.
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Mr. Joshua Birx

Mr. Joshua
Birx

For almost ten years, Joshua Birx has passionately served as the Pensacola Christian Academy...
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administrator. His undergraduate and graduate-level education degrees from Pensacola Christian College gave him the foundation for an outstanding career in educational leadership. Every year, his goal is to better equip faculty as they teach students how to identify God’s hand in all areas of life.
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Mrs. Amy Yohe

Mrs. Amy
Yohe

From teacher to principal to managing editor of Abeka, Amy Yohe is an Abeka curriculum...
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expert. After graduating with her master’s in educational leadership, she spent nearly 20 years serving in the classroom and becoming a master teacher. Today, Amy leads the Abeka team in making products easy so parents and teachers around the world can make them amazing.
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Dr. Jon Lands

Dr. Jon
Lands

Dr. Jon Lands has served in full-time ministry since 1993. During that time, he pastored...
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Fellowship Baptist Church in Vienna, West Virginia, and founded the Praise FM Radio, which has influenced many homes throughout the region. In 2019 Jon followed God’s call to serve on the leadership team of Pensacola Christian College where he now serves as vice president.
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I have noticed a difference between our teachers who have been to the seminar vs. the teachers who we recently hired this year that haven’t had the pleasure to attend.

—Delegate from Smithville, TN

Sample Tracks

Subject to change

General Sessions

Building Solid Foundations

Building Critical Thinking into the Lesson

Catching Up with Curriculum

Handling Parents with Ease

Successful Combination Classes (K–6)

Beginning the Race

Administration

Leading Leaders

Keys to Kindergarten Success

Guiding Elementary Academics

Developing a Digital Media Strategy

Guiding Secondary Academics

Discipline Principles That Work

Grades 7–12

Ready, Set, Teach

Making an Eternal Difference

Making Science Come Alive

History’s Mysteries

Essentials of High School Math Class

Inspiring Students to Write

An English Class They’ll Love

Keys to STEM Success

Effective Discipline

Inspiration for Motivation

Build Longevity into Learning

A Quick Timeout: Coaching Principles

Grades 1–6

Ready, Set, Engage!

Reaching Our Mission Field

Activity Time: Engage, Learn, Build (Grades 1–2)

Exploring His Story and World (Grades 3–6)

Think, Think, Think (Grades 1–2)

Making Math Count (Grades 3–6)

Let the Adventure Begin (Grades 1–2)

Cultivating Effective Communicators (Grades 3–6)

The Master Key to the Door of Learning (Grades 3–6)

Making Room for Review

Pre–K5

Can I Really Do This?!

Growing in God’s Word

“Write” on Track

1-2-3 Count with Me

A-E-I-O-U Spells Fun!

Rooted in Reading

Making Minutes Matter
I loved how the teachers stressed the importance of a walk with God and adding biblical principles throughout the day.

—Delegate from Marrero, LA
President Troy Shoemaker speaking in a classroom

Note from the President

Great teachers make great students. As educators, you understand the value of teacher training and its transforming effects on the student experience.

With almost 10,000 online participants in the last two years, the Abeka Online Summer Seminar gives teachers and administrators the support and training that makes a difference. You’ll discover new ideas, methods, and practical skills, along with valuable teaching strategies to help struggling learners.

Christian education experts will show you the methods that have worked exceptionally at Pensacola Christian Academy for over 65 years—all from the comfort of your home.

Troy A. Shoemaker, Ed.D.
President

Cost

$125 Value—FREE

USE PROMO CODE AbekaGift2022

All delegates are eligible to attend for free as Abeka's gift to support your ministry.

Enter promo code at registration to receive discount.

FAQs

When is the latest I can register?

Registrations must be submitted by Monday, July 25, at 8 a.m. CT.

Do I qualify for the free AbekaGift scholarship?

Yes! All Online Summer Seminar delegates qualify. The AbekaGift scholarship is a special contribution Abeka is offering to administrators and teachers.

How do I take advantage of the AbekaGift scholarship and attend Online Summer Seminar for free?

Register and enter the promo code AbekaGift2022, and the $125 cost will be discounted.

What if I forgot to enter the AbekaGift scholarship promo code during registration?

Contact our office at 850-969-1630 or summerseminar@pcci.edu before registration closes July 25, and we will issue a refund.

Can I register everyone from my school with my email?

Each attendee must register individually using their personal email.

May two of our teachers share the same email address?

To receive professional development/Contact Hours or Continuing Education Units (CEUs), each teacher/administrator must register with a unique email address.

Can we watch the Seminar together as a group?

It is necessary to log in with your own email address and watch each video. For every session completed you will receive 1 contact hour. Our advanced software will track the time watched per session.

When does the Online Summer Seminar start?

The Seminar will be available beginning Tuesday, July 26, at 7 a.m. CT.

How long are each of the sessions?

Sessions average 50 minutes.

How do I watch the Seminar?

On Monday, July 25, an email will be sent to those who are registered with a link to the Online Summer Seminar. The link will take you to the EventMobi site and prompt you to enter the email you used to register and ask you to choose a password. The videos will start at 7 a.m. CT on July 26.

What sessions have been updated since Online Summer Seminar 2021?

Several sessions have been updated to improve video quality. Although the session content has not changed, you may still earn new contact hours this year, even if you viewed those same sessions last year. You may also view fresh content by attending sessions for other tracks that you haven’t seen previously.

Are the sessions recorded or interactive?

All of the sessions will be recorded and available until June 1, 2023, to watch at 7 a.m. CT the day they are scheduled. Recorded sessions are available to watch and earn CEU credit.

Can I watch or rewatch the sessions at a later time or date?

Yes; sessions will be available to all registered attendees to watch until June 1, 2023. You are welcome to watch or rewatch at a date and time convenient for you.

Is there a deadline for watching the videos in order to get a CEU/professional development credit?

Yes; in order to get professional development credit (Contact Hours/CEUs) for attending the Online Summer Seminar, sessions must be watched by August 31, 2022.

What is a CEU?

A CEU is a certified record that you have completed 10 contact hours.

How many sessions do I need to watch in order to get a CEU?

Each session is 1 contact hour, therefore 10 sessions will need to be completed in order to receive 1 CEU.

Can I watch any 10 hours to receive one CEU?

Yes; however, you should watch sessions for the grades and subjects you teach. Additional sessions will be your choice. (We recommend the General Sessions track.) For every session completed, Abeka is notified, and you will receive 1 contact hour per video watched.

When will I receive my contact hours and CEU certificates?

Your contact hour and CEU certificates will be emailed to each recipient by Friday, September 30.

How should I be prepared?

You will need a device or a computer with internet availability, and you may want to have a pen and paper with you to take notes during the session.

How do you track that we watch the sessions?

For every session completed, Abeka is notified, and you will receive 1 contact hour per video watched. You will be emailed your professional development hours after the event is completed.

My name is misspelled on the ticket I received. How do I change this?

You can update your profile at Eventbrite.com by logging in to your account, selecting the profile icon near the upper right-hand corner, and clicking on your name. After editing your information, scroll down to the bottom and click save.

I live outside the U.S. and am having difficulty registering.

Ensure you have chosen the country you are from on the registration page. If you continue to have issues, please let us know at summerseminar@pcci.edu.

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