Schedule Overview

Monday, June 24

ICAA Accreditation Review Committee Meetings (8am – 10am)
Strongly recommended for Heads of School with ’23-’24 External Review Visit
Encouraged for Heads of School with ’24-’25 External Review Visit
Encouraged for all other Heads of School or Accreditation Coordinators
Required for ICAA Commissioners
ICAA Commission Meeting (10am – 1pm)
Open to Commissioners only
ORUef & ICAA Board Meetings (1pm – 4pm)
Open to Board Members only

Tuesday, June 25

Appeals to ICAA Commission, as necessary (7am – 8am)
Available to official representative of schools appealing the ICAA Commission’s vote regarding accreditation status
Appeal forms must be submitted to ICAA Office by 5pm on Monday, June 24
No registration required
Required ICAA Delegate Assembly (9am – 11:30am)
REQUIRED for at least one official representative from each ICAA school
Open to additional representatives from each ICAA school
Emergency waiver applications available by request
International Luncheon (12pm – 1:30pm)
Open to guests traveling from outside the U.S. from ORUef Member Schools
Sponsored by Bob Jones University Press & Precept Marketing
Personal Prayer Ministry (1pm – 3pm)
Open to all ORUef and ICAA representative
Come & Go
No registration required
Chairman / Lead Evaluator Training (2pm -4pm)
Strongly recommended for current Chairmen / Lead Evaluators
Open to experienced ERV Team Members interested in becoming a Chairman / Lead Evaluator
Pre-Conference Night of Worship & Fellowship (7pm – 9pm)
NEW FOR 2024
Includes refreshments
Open to all Global Christian Leadership Conference registrants
Included in GCEC Registration

Wednesday, June 26

Global Christian Educators’ Conference (8am – 4pm)

Thursday, June 27

Accreditation Training for Schools (8am – 3pm)
Includes continental breakfast, lunch & training materials
Required for at least one official representative of all schools with ’24-’25 External Review Visit
Required for at least one official representative of all schools currently in Pre-Candidate, Candidate, or Foundational Accreditation status
Strongly recommended for new Heads of Schools or Accreditation Coordinators who have not yet been through the accreditation cycle


About Our Keynote Speaker

George Barna is a Professor at Arizona Christian University and Director of Research at its Cultural Research Center, focusing on worldview assessment and development, and cultural transformation. He is also the Sr. Research Fellow at Family Research Council Center for Biblical Worldview, and a Fellow at the Townsend Institute at Concordia University.

He was the founder The Barna Group (which he sold in 2009), the Barna Institute, the American Culture and Faith Institute, and Metaformation. Through those entities he has conducted groundbreaking research on worldview, cultural transformation, ministry applications, spiritual development, and politics. He has provided research and strategy for several hundred parachurch ministries, thousands of Christian churches, the U.S. military, Fortune 500 companies, and has supplied polling and strategy to four presidential candidates. He has also served on multiple Boards of Directors and Advisory Boards.

To date, Barna has authored or co-authored 60 books addressing social and religious trends, worldview, leadership, spiritual development, church dynamics, and cultural transformation. They include New York Times and amazon bestsellers and several award-winning books. His books have been translated into more than a dozen foreign languages.

He previously taught at several universities and seminaries; served as the Teaching Pastor of a large, multi-ethnic church; pastor of a house church; an elder in four congregations; and has helped to start several churches.

After graduating summa cum laude from Boston College, Barna earned two Master’s degrees from Rutgers University and received a doctorate from Dallas Baptist University.

George and his wife Nancy attended high school, college, and grad school together before marrying in 1978. They have three adopted daughters and three grandchildren, and currently live on the central California coast and in Phoenix. In his free time, George likes to watch the Yankees, read novels, play bass and listen to music, enjoy the ocean, hang out with his grandchildren and his blind dog (Ray Charles).

  • Date 06/24/2024 - 06/27/2024
  • Location Tulsa, OK
  • Phone (918)493-8880