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starting a God-centered school for at risk youth is crazy

In 1999, God gave Russ Gregg the courage to quit his job and do something crazy: start a school for his neighbors’ children.  If you are being called to start a new God-centered school in your home city, we are ready to partner with the Lord and you in this critical work. You only get one chance, and we want to help you start well.

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Hiring an Advancement Director!

Spreading Hope Network Job Posting    Summary Spreading Hope Network is seeking an Advancement Director to serve as a proven leader who is passionate about our mission of spreading God-centered education in our nation’s cities. The ideal candidate will love to...

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Curriculum Recommendations

While teachers are primary in instruction, the right instructional resources can be a significant aid to a teacher. Below are our curriculum recommendations for grades K-3. The titles in bold are currently used at Hope Academy Language Arts Comprehensive Programs EL...

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Hope Academy is a flagship for our Christian schools. The development and growth of Christian schools like Hope Academy is so encouraging. CSI is excited by the school planting efforts of the Spreading Hope team.

Jeff Blamer

Vice President, Member Services, Christian Schools Intl. (Grand Rapids, MI)

The Spreading Hope Network has been a Godsend for our Board of Directors and leadership. Their help with fundraising and communication planning and infrastructure, access to Hope's documents and model, as well as prayer and encouragement, has helped us start well.

Roosevelt Wilson

Ed. D, Head of School, Harbor Christian Academy (Houston, TX)