Joel Staggers, Ed.S, M.A.C.E.
Acting Head of School
Joel Staggers is serving as our Acting Head of School and Rhetoric School Principal (9th-12th). He is a visionary leader who specializes in Classical Christian Education (CCE); building a Christ-centered culture of excellence in education; and shepherding the hearts of children. He seeks to empower teachers to achieve their potential in their classrooms. Joel earned his Master of Arts in Christian Education with a focus on Christian School Administration from Dallas Theological Seminary and a Specialist in Education degree in Educational and Christian School Leadership from Columbia International University. He also earned a Bachelor of Science from John Brown University. Joel has 9 years of teaching experience and over 20 years of experience in Christian schools.
The Lord has inspired Joel to develop resources to help Christian parents educate their children and keep students growing spiritually. He published a book titled How Should We Then Educate?, which is a Christian parent’s guide to education. He also developed a website, www.thediscipleshippathway.com, that provides students a pathway to grow spiritually through regularly practicing spiritual disciplines.