Edvance Annual Gathering

The Edvance Annual Gathering is our flagship conference, bringing together over 1200 Christian educators every October. With engaging keynotes, specialist conference sessions, and lots of opportunity to connect with other Christian educators, this event is a highlight of the year!

SAVE THE DATES! The 2022 Edvance Annual Gathering will be held on October 27-28, 2022 at Redeemer University in Ancaster, Ontario. We are exploring the opportunity to offer a virtual option for those who are unable to attend in person. Stay tuned for more details.

2021 Edvance Annual Gathering

Virtual, October 28-29, 2021

The 2021 Edvance Annual Gathering was virtual for a second year in a row, livestreamed from the Edvance home office at Nuvo Networks in Burlington, Ontario. Our keynote speaker was Christian educator, author, and speaker Dr. David I. Smith of Calvin University who spoke about Education as Hospitality.

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2020 Edvance Annual Gathering

Virtual, October 29, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Edvance Annual Gathering was held virtually for the first time. Livestreaming from TDChristian High in Vaughn, the conference featured keynote speakers David Brooks (NYT columnist, author, and professor), Dr. Mary Ashun (educator, author, researcher, and Principal of Ghana International School in Accra, Ghana), and Dr. Steve Sider (professor at Wilfrid Laurier University).

2019 Edvance Annual Gathering

Redeemer University, October 24-25, 2019

The 2019 Edvance Annual Gathering centered around the theme "The Imperative of Love" featuring keynote speaker Dr. Rob Loe from the Relational Schools Foundation (Australia).

2018 Edvance Annual Gathering

Redeemer University, October 25-26, 2018

The 2018 Edvance Annual Gathering "Deeper In and Further Out" featured two keynote presenters: psychiatrist and author Dr. Curt Thompson, and Jim McKenzie, headmaster of The Rock School in Gainsville, FL.