Show Notes

Join us on Teacher Edition for an insightful conversation that delves into the intersection of faith, education, and compassion. In this episode, host Jenny sits down with Dan Riley, a devoted Christian school administrator and parent of a special needs child, to explore the challenges and triumphs of navigating the world of special education within a Christian context. 

Here’s a glimpse of what awaits you: In this episode, you’ll gain:

  • Inspiration from Dan’s personal experience raising a child with special needs and establishing a special needs program.
  • Practical insights and advice on implementing similar programs in educational institutions.
  • Tips on how to foster a nurturing, Christlike environment where every student is valued and supported in their unique journey of learning and growth.

Join us as we learn, reflect, and inspire one another to create educational environments with more compassion and more opportunities. Tune in today and be part of the conversation!

About Our Guest

Dan Riley

Dan Riley is passionate about Christian education with 29 years of experience as both a teacher and an administrator. He is currently the head of school at Inverness Christian Academy in Inverness, Florida. He is very involved in Christian education even beyond that position, serving as a competition coordinator, on accreditation teams, and as an adjunct graduate education professor at two different Christian colleges. Dan and his wife have four children. 

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