After earning his MBA from Boise State University, Mr. Goodwin worked in strategic marketing for Hewlett Packard (HP) for more than a decade. In 2003, he stepped in as headmaster of The Ambrose School, a classical Christian school in Boise, Idaho that he helped to start. By 2015, the school was established as one of the leading examples of classical Christian education in the nation. Mr. Goodwin became the full-time director of the ACCS in 2015 and founded The Classical Difference organization by 2018. The ACCS is the largest proponent and supporter of classical Christian education in the world, and has grown to become the 6th largest Christian school association in the U.S. It is the only association to grow consistently over the past 15 years. The ACCS represents over 300 schools and 50,000 students in the U.S. with additional members around the world. Mr. Goodwin lives in Meridian, Idaho, with his wife Stormy and their three children. He attends All Saints Presbyterian Church.
Along with a panel of other school leaders Mr. Goodwin will discuss the lessons learned from the past decades and the challenges awaiting classical education in the years ahead.