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Chesterton Academy of the Incarnation


Friday, April 26th, 2024

6:30 PM Registration / Cocktails
7:15 – 9:30 PM Dinner and Events

Embassy Suites Cool Springs
820 Crescent Centre Drive
Franklin, TN

Keynote Speaker

Mr. Michael J. Van Hecke, M.Ed.

President & Founder
The Institute for Catholic Liberal Education
Santa Paula, CA

Mr. Michael Van Hecke Keynote Speaker Gala 2024

Michael is the President and Founder of The Institute for Catholic Liberal Education. He has been a Catholic educator for 30 years, most recently he served as Headmaster of St. Augustine Academy in Ventura for 20 years.

He received a B.A. in classical Liberal Arts from Thomas Aquinas College and an M.Ed. in Educational Administration from the University of North Texas. He is President and Publisher of the Catholic Textbook Project, a company producing the first history textbooks specifically for Catholic Schools in nearly 50 years. As a consultant and speaker, Michael loves to share his passion for Catholic liberal education across the country. When not doing that, he enjoys life with his wife doting on grandchildren and tending on their avocado ranch in bucolic Santa Paula, California.

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