Goodson, executive director of the NCCAA
. These funds have made a tremendous difference in providing additional funding and services to families that otherwise would not have been served.
A search of the NCCAA (2005) website for ICHE that offer academic programs in education (for the fields of size, region, and setting, "any" was selected) yielded a list of 149 institutions.
The survey, in both Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat formats, was initially forwarded to each of the 149 institutions on the NCCAA (2005) list.
From the original 88 ICHE identified with special education programs from the NCCAA (2005) website, two additional ICHE were added based upon the authors' personal knowledge of their programs and one ICHE was removed from the list because it was a duplicate of another ICHE.
It discourages the use of alcohol and tobacco and does not tolerate homosexuality." Currently comprised of more than 120 colleges and universities, the NCCAA is specifically designed "to allow Christian athletes to enrich their spirituality by competing in sports.
We are not chest-bumping, but we are overt in our faith." Michael Lightfoot, basketball coach at Indiana's Bethel College, asserts that in contrast to the "many negatives in athletics and the things you see on TV," the NCCAA stands as "something pure that kids can look up to," where "money and fame are not the most important things.
Approximately half of the schools currently affiliated with the NCCAA also belong to either the NAIA or the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
The NCCAA's member schools are spread across the United States.
The tone for NCCAA games is set with a pre-game prayer, followed by the national anthem.
In addition to the ABCA, he has been inducted into the Halls of Fame of Spring Arbor University, Greenville College, the NAIA and the NCCAA
But the school has joined the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA
), and the eventual goal is to move up to the NAIA, at least.
Sheldon's Mindy Gibbens, a senior on the Northwest Nazarene soccer team, earned an all-American scholar-athlete award from the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA