Felipe Barrios Scholarship
Felipe Barrios came to El Camino Academy in middle school and was known for his perseverance, focus and positive relationships with his peers and the whole community. Felipe studied hard, played soccer with drive, and intentionally improved his English with determination. Felipe graduated in 2005 from ECA and moved on to study International Business Administration in La Sabana and then got his specialization in commercial management. He was active in Centro Empresarial Fe y Accion and was an example to many of the younger generation there.
OBED Annual Convention for Christian Teachers
ECA will be participating in this excellent professional development opportunity on Friday and Saturday, March 6-7 that will be held at Centro Empresarial Fe y Acción (Calle 195 55-85 Vía Club El Rancho, Bogotá). We expect over 600 participants from all over the country to come together to be challenged in the 19th annual convention. Colegios Cristianos, Comunidades Transformadoras is the theme and there will be plenary sessions, workshops and plenty of interaction with other educators.
At the annual OBED convention, teachers that serve in low-income schools come from all over Colombia. Over 50 Christian teachers coming from out of town are asking if there is the possibility of a couch or bed for Thursday and Friday nights, March 6-7. If you are willing to share hospitality with one of these teachers who serve children in difficult circumstances, contact the ECA office.
The next parent workshops will be concurrent with the Seminars for Parents of College- Bound Students (see the College Counselor’s Corner in the Secondary section) planned for 7:45 – 9:15a on Tue/Wed, Mar 17/18 and April 21/22. These are repeats of sessions presented during the Parent Educational Workshops on January 31, so if you missed them, here’s your opportunity!
Reading Aloud to Children of All Ages
We all want our children to love reading. This workshop is an overview of research on why reading aloud is important to all ages, with tips for choosing books.
By Sarah Trussell (Elem Teacher)
Student Organization 101 - Binders, Planners, and Staying Organized
Does your child lose things? Do they struggle to stay organized and to remember when things are due? Come and learn about some proven techniques to help them take responsibility and improve their organizational skills.
By Jake Carlson (HS Teacher)