AI: The Good, Bad, and Hopeful w/ Josh McCroskey

We’re diving into the future of Artificial Intelligence with Josh McCroskey, the insightful Head of School at Ad Fontes Academy. McCroskey shares his extensive knowledge about the rise of AI, its potential impacts on our homes, schools, and its ethical implications.

From pattern recognition to usage in social media and digital technologies, the rise of AI is undeniable. But as we embrace this new technology, how do we uphold the values of classical Christian education? We explore this precarious intersection, discussing the challenges in distinguishing between AI-generated work and a student’s original effort. We stress the importance of open dialogue with students, helping them understand AI while ensuring they effectively express their knowledge.

In the concluding part of our conversation, we explore AI’s wide-ranging capabilities. We delve into its potential uses, from administrative tasks to generating creative content. We even touch upon AI’s potential to create a debt-free higher education system. As we keep AI on our radar, we invite you to join us as we navigate its potential impacts on our lives and education. This is a conversation you don’t want to miss!


Biography: Josh McCroskey

After seven years in Hawaii, Mr. Joshua McCroskey returned to his native Virginia in Spring of 2022 with his wife Johanna and their children Camilla and Louis. While in Hawaii, he served as the Middle and Upper School Principal at Trinity Christian School in Kailua, Oahu’s only classical Christian school. While there, he also taught humanities, science, and mathematics.

Before accepting the invitation to serve as the Head of School at Ad Fontes, Mr. McCroskey received extensive leadership development training for classical Christian schools through The Society for Classical Learning and the Association for Classical Christian Schools. He holds a B.A. in Biblical Studies and History from Carolina University and a M.A. in Theological Studies from Liberty University.