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A curriculum is a set of courses and resources for use in an educational setting.
From the Latin, currere, it sets a course to be run, through which a learner can grow in knowledge.


Curriculum Charts

The following charts list curricula from a variety of denominations and publishers. The charts provide an overview of each curriculum, including the format, cost, overall goal, content, and teacher support.

Children Chart

Children’s Curriculum Chart
(ages 0-12) updated April 2017

Youth chart

Youth Curriculum Chart
(ages 13-18) updated April 2016

Adult Chart

Adult Curriculum Chart
(18 and over) updated April 2016


Confirmation Curriculum Chart
Multiple denominations; updated April 2016


How to Choose a Curriculum

Step 1: Understand the five basic types of Christian Formation curricula.

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Step 2: Obtain samples and begin evaluating a curriculum. Remember that resource centers often have copies of curricula for previewing. Use the following best-practice guides for the evaluation process.

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