The ACCS

Leadership & Staff

ACCS is organized to promote, establish, and equip member schools that are committed to a classical approach in the light of a Christian worldview.

David Goodwin, President of the ACCS

Mr. Goodwin was the headmaster of The Ambrose School, a classical Christian school in Boise, ID from 2003 through 2014. He saw the school through its growth from a small school to over 500 students and the building of its permanent facility. From 2010 to 2014 he served on the ACCS board as an elected member and helped develop the strategic plan for the ACCS. He has been the full-time President of the ACCS since 2015. Prior to his work in classical Christian education, Mr. Goodwin spent 13 years in marketing and new business development for a large computer products manufacturer. He holds an MBA and BIS from Boise State University. He and his wife, Stormy, work as a team on many ACCS projects and attend All Saints Presbyterian Church in Boise, Idaho. They have 3 children who attend or are alumni of The Ambrose School.

Tom Spencer


Director of Accreditation and Member Services

Ty Fischer


Board Director of Strategic Initiatives

Quentin Johnston


Growth and Quality Programs

David Seibel


School Growth Initiatives

Ryan Mertzic


Technology Manager

Grace Schlect


Member Coordinator

Jennifer Winters


Communications Coordinator and Executive Assistant

Rachel Ortego


Communications Manager

Anna Blake


Member Assistant

Stormy Goodwin


Publications Managing Editor, Web Manager

Board of Directors

Visionary members (permanently appointed)

Arma Dei Academy in Highlands Ranch, CO
Greg Vigil
Logos School in Moscow, ID
Andrew Crapuchettes
Rockbridge Academy near Annapolis, MD
Robert Tucker
Schaeffer Academy in Rochester, MN
Keith Phillips
Veritas Academy in Lancaster, PA
Ty Fischer
Westminster Academy in Memphis, TN
Richard Hall
Representative members

Representative members

Bayshore Christian School in Fairhope, AL
Timothy Dernlan
Bethlehem College in Minneapolis, MN
Joe Rigney
Philadelphia Classical School in Philadelphia, PA
Katharine Savage
Regents School of Austin in Austin, TX
Dan Peterson