How can you be sure that your school is offering Christ-centered instruction? Christ-centered instruction means different things to different people. Come discover the biblical purpose and the research-based definition for this essential part of Christian education. You will leave with a sample unit plan and the 6 indicators for Christ-centered instruction.

Faculty

Annie Gallagher, Ph.D.
Annie Gallagher, Ph.D.
Annie Gallagher, founder of Transformed PD, is a follower of Jesus Christ, professional development coach, instructional program consultant, teacher, wife, and mother who currently lives in Kentucky. She has coached Christian educators and instructional leaders in the US and internationally in how to authentically plan and teach Christ-centered instruction, so students see God revealed in content area subject matter. Dr. Gallagher is primarily known for coaching teachers through the PAQ method of providing Christ-centered instruction, which she developed as part of her doctoral research at Columbia International University that was supported by Summit Ministries.

Dr. Gallagher has conducted numerous workshops, seminars and institutes on the topics of defining and teaching Christ-centered instruction, and helping schools establish their own team of instructional coaches for Christ-centered instruction. She has also conducted webinars for ACSI Early Education on spiritual formation in preschool children, and has led programs for quality instruction and assessment, new teacher training, ACSI accreditation, curriculum alignment, and strategic instructional program planning. She believes that by facilitating professional growth in teachers and administrators focused on Kingdom education, students will benefit by receiving quality biblical education. In turn, the biblical education will foster a saving relationship with Jesus Christ demonstrated through Christ-like thinking and living.