BIBLE IN THE SCHOOLS DELIVERS $1 MILLION COMMUNITY GIFT TO HCDE
Bible in the Schools President Cathy Scott delivers annual community gift to Superintendent Dr. Bryan Johnson and leadership cabinet to reimburse complete costs of Bible History elective program for 2016-2017.
Hamilton County Bible History Teachers, 2017-2018
20 Hamilton County Bible History teachers, collectively holding 45 degrees, enrich middle and high schools with strong pedagogy, key mentors, and role models.
Three New Schools Offering Bible History
Sale Creek Middle/High School, Red Bank High School, and Ivy Academy Chattanooga added a Bible History elective for the 2017-2018 academic year. 79% of all middle and high school students in Hamilton County now have access to Bible History electives.
Helping Our Students Become Culturally Literate
Bible History elective courses develop cultural literacy, a component essential to a well-rounded education and the overall development of youth.
Challenging Students' Worldview
While wrestling with essential questions around complex text, Bible History elective courses have helped many students process through some of the deeper questions of life.
A Robust Elective Gifted By the Community For 96 Years
“Bible in the Schools is pleased to be a part of strengthening Hamilton County public schools. We believe the optional Bible History courses provide a unique benefit to public school students, at no cost to taxpayers, that will have a long-term impact.”
Board Chairman, Mr. Chris Maclellan