Jesse Hake holds a BA in history from Geneva College in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania and a Master of Letters in history from the University of St Andrews in Scotland. He began his career as college adjunct professor and high school teacher before moving into classical education as an upper school teacher in history, literature, theology, and rhetoric for Covenant Christian Academy in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. During this time, Jesse presented at the Society for Classical Learning at two of their national conferences. He served as academic dean and principal at Logos Academy in York, Pennsylvania for seven years before moving to work for Classical Academic Press full time in 2019. Jesse is currently the director at and the podcast network as well as board secretary for the Alcuin Fellowship. In his work with Classical Academic Press, Jesse has also written the Publisher’s Note at the start of A New Natural Philosophy: Recovering a Natural Science and Christian Pedagogy by Ravi Scott Jain, Chris Hall, and Robbie Andreasen as well as The Black Intellectual Tradition: Reading Freedom in Classical Literature by Dr. Anika T. Prather and Dr. Angel Adams Parham. You can find essays by Jesse at Altum and The Front Porch Republic (among other places online) and listen to his hosting of the monthly ClassicalU Podcast.

Consulting and Speaking Topics

  • Best practices for classroom teachers (pointing to additional resources from various courses on
  • Building a strong faculty culture
  • How to develop an excellent professional development plan for teachers
  • Providing academic leadership to schools (with particular experience at Logos Academy in York, PA having served families with a wide range of household incomes)
  • Historical origins of secular modernity
  • History of the classical education renewal in America
  • Essentials of classical pedagogy (with differentiation possible for grammer, middle and upper school faculty and pointing to additional resources from various courses on
  • Re-enchantment and the moral imagination (with a focus on liturgical formation within schools and classrooms)
  • How to teach middle and high school theology (with experience across a variety of Christian traditions)
  • How to teach history and literature (with experience in integrated approaches as well as various kinds of embodied learning)


On-Site Pricing Information:
Half day (4 hours): $790 + travel
One full day (8–10 hours): $1,190 + travel
Two full days: $2,195 + travel
Long-term consulting packages negotiated

Online Consulting Fees:
90-minute session: $290
Custom topics may require additional preparation fees.

Contact Information:
Classical Academic Press
Phone: 866-730-0711

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