Show Notes

Welcome to Teacher Edition, where insightful conversations shape the future of Christian education. In this episode, Jenny engages in a scholarly dialogue with Edward Earwood, exploring the intriguing migration of educators from public to Christian schools.

Here’s what’s in store:

  • Unveiling the Trend: Dive into the reasons behind this movement, from personal motivations to the allure of a values-driven educational environment.
  • Challenges and Solutions: Explore the administrative hurdles faced in integrating educators into the Christian school setting, with a focus on identifying strengths, addressing concerns, and fostering a cohesive team.
  • Educational Dynamics: Gain valuable insights into the pedagogical adjustments necessary for educators transitioning to a Christian school ethos, including adopting a discipleship-based approach to classroom management.
  • Mentorship Matters: Discover the transformative power of mentorship in supporting educators new to the Christian education landscape, ensuring a smooth transition and impactful leadership.

Ready to unravel the complexities of this educational phenomenon? Tune in today and be part of the conversation shaping the future of Christian education. Don’t miss out—tune in now!

About Our Guest

Edward Earwood

Edward Earwood boasts 45 years of experience in Christian education, showcasing excellence as a teacher, athletic director, administrator, pastor, and currently as the executive director of the South Carolina Association of Christian Schools. Additionally, he serves on the board of the American Association of Christian Schools. Edward holds degrees in Bible, secondary education, educational administration, and a specialist degree in education. A prolific author and accreditation expert, he passionately enhances educational standards of excellence. Edward’s advocacy even extends to championing tax credit scholarships for exceptional needs students. He is married with three daughters, all Christian educators, and is a grandfather to nine grandchildren.

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