Alta Vista is an educational organization, based in Seattle, Washington, USA, that serves Christian education, locally, regionally,
and globally. Our primary concern is to partner with schools, educational leaders, and teachers to help young people become
faithful, visionary, competent, and compassionate disciples of Jesus.
Alta Vista is currently
--Serving the 11 schools of NorthWest Christian Schools International (NWCSI) in Washington by providing workshops, consultation, the
annual August Event, mentoring for accreditation, and other as needs arise.
--Leading schools in NorthWest Christian Schools International to
earn Christian Schools International accreditation that generates mission-focused plans to improve their schools.
--Working with Everett Christian School Staff to continue their collaborative work on curriculum mapping, professional
development goals, and unit design.
--Conducting a Seattle Pacific University ProTeach support course for teachers at Bellevue Christian School.
--Working in conjunction with the Christian Teachers Association
of British Columbia to provide an annual teachers' convention for over 1200 teachers from Washington and British Columbia.
--Working through Trinity Western University in Langley, British Columbia to provide courses in assessment and pedagogy. Click
to read articles by two participants in the pedagogy course at Richmond Christian School
– Mirrors and Windows
by Chris Finch and Seeking Shalom in the Classroom: Hospitality-based and Place-based Learning
by Janna Kostelyk.
--Consulting for and teaching at Edinburg Theological Seminary, a reformational institution serving the Anglo-Latino population in the Lower Rio
Grande Valley in southern Texas along the Mexican border, and Faith Christian Academy in Brownsville.