Welcome to Heartland Christian Schools!

"Providing tools and inspiration for Christian educators"

Heartland Christian Schools, formerly District 6, is part of Christian Schools International, a network of Christian schools throughout North America.  Member schools from Northwest Iowa, Southwest Minnesota, Eastern South Dakota and Nebraska have banded together for mutual activity and support.

2023 Christian Educators' Convention News

Dates: Thursday and Friday, October 5 and 6, 2023

THEME: Flourishing - For Such a Time as This

THEME Verse: The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.  John 10:10

Keynote Speaker - Dr. Lynn Swaner

Dr. Lynn Swaner is the Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer at ACSI, where she leads initiatives and develops strategies to address compelling questions and challenges facing Christian education. Prior to joining ACSI she served as a Christian school administrator and a graduate professor of education. Dr. Swaner serves as a Cardus Senior Fellow and is the lead author or editor of several books on Christian education, including Flourishing Together: A Christian Vision for Students, Educators, and Schools (forthcoming 2021, Eerdmans), MindShift: Catalyzing Change in Christian Education, PIVOT: New Directions for Christian Education, and Bring It to Life: Christian Education and the Transformative Power of Service-Learning. She received her EdD from Teachers College, Columbia University, in New York City.

Heartland Christian School Members may attend the convention free of charge. If you are interested in attending the 2023 Heartland Christian Educators' Convention, or if you are interested in becoming a member of Heartland Christian Schools, please contact Nicki Kuiper, Heartland Christian Schools Director, at heartland@dordt.edu or 712-301-3839.