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John Furrow
Chair, MS in Educational Leadership and Administration; Faculty, School of Education

Teaching at Cairn since 2019

John Furrow


  • PhD in Educational Leadership, Columbia International University
  • MSEd in Educational Leadership, Columbia International University
  • BMus, Cairn University
  • BS in Bible, Cairn University


Dr. John Furrow has been in education since 1987, including over 25 years in administration. In addition to serving in a variety of teaching and administration roles in K–12 Christian schools, he has also been a guest speaker at numerous ACSI events and a team leader for ACSI accreditation visits. Currently, he is a member of the ACSI Southeast Accreditation Commission.

His wife, Beverley ’86, is an NILD Educational Therapist. Together, they have three children: Lindsay, Caleb, and Joshua.

Additional Information

Courses Taught at Cairn:

  • EDU 744 School Law
  • EDU 717 Theoretical and Philosophical Foundations

Academic Specialties:

  • Educational Leadership
  • Educational Supervision
  • Instrumental Music

Publications & Presentations:

  • “College Prep vs. Kingdom Prep: Putting Kingdom Education into Practice,” ACSI PD Forum, 2017
  • “The Christian Educator as a Servant”, ACSI PD Forum, 2017
  • “Jesus and the Difficult Student” presented at a variety of ACSI Teacher Conventions

Awards & Honors:

  • Roy Lowrie Christian School Leadership Award, 2000