Simon Jeynes, CSM Senior Consultant and Executive Director
Simon has been Executive Director of CSM since August 2017. He provides school-hosted workshops, writes Entheos (the CSM weekly letter), and partners with schools on-site.
CSM’s mission is For Jesus; Through Mission; With Students.
Simon is passionate about reversing the decline in Christian education that has happened during the 21st century. He works to ensure that Christian schools are healthy and happy. Simon spent 26 years in Christian schools in Canada before moving to the States and joining Independent School Management (ISM), an international research-based consulting company. In that context, he worked in five countries and in over 150 schools, leading conversations around strategic planning, financial planning, scheduling, faculty culture and strategic academic planning, and school performance analysis. He was also a lead writer and author for ISM.
He continues to keynote, speak, and lead workshops at educational conferences that have included PNAIS, ERB, VAIS, AMS, CASE (2010, 2016 Stellar Speaker), ISAS, NJAIS, ACSI, CAIS, AISNE, NCAIS, ASB Un-Plugged, SAES, FCIS, CSI, LLI, CBOA, LEA, US Play Coalition, CESA, MACSA. He worked with ACSI as part of their LeadershipU Program for two years.
Simon earned his MA from the University of Oxford (School of Modern History), his BEd (Hons.) from the University of Lethbridge, and his MEd (Educational Leadership) from Concordia University.
Mr. Jeynes is married with four children, two dogs, a bird, and many bird feeders. He is delighted that two of his children are now at university.
He is proud to be a dual Canadian / American citizen.