ASCI Hires Vice President of Purposeful Design


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - The Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)  in Colorado Springs, Colorado has expanded its leadership team by appointing Chris Marchand as its new Vice President of Purposeful Design Publications. ACSI exists to strengthen Christian schools and equip Christian educators worldwide as they prepare students academically and inspire them to become devoted followers of Jesus Christ.

Chris Manchard brings years of experience in education, curriculum development, instructional and e-learning design, curriculum publishing, and product innovation to this role. More than just his experience in education, Chris brings a passion for sharing the gospel and making disciples through his work with children and youth that coincides with the mission of ACSI. In his new position at ACSI, Chris will be able to use his gifts and talents to develop and create excellent and timely products and resources for Christian schools.

“Partnering with ACSI was an honor. I have a deep appreciation for their mission and the work they are doing to further Christ’s kingdom around the globe. I could not be more excited for Chris and Tricia as they get to now join the ACSI team. God is going to do great things through Chris and his leadership.” shares Brian Jensen, Executive Search Consultant at Vanderbloemen.

Chris Manchard, his wife, Tricia, and two daughters are looking forward to beginning their journey at ACSI. The Vanderbloemen Difference most present in this search was our ability to connect organizations and candidates to fill a position that is more than just a job, it is a calling. The Vanderbloemen staff has more seminary and theological experience than any other search firm, with 200+ collective years of Christian leadership. Vanderbloemen is honored to have partnered with The Association of Christian Schools International on this vital hire, and we’re thrilled for them in this next season of leadership.


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