Philip Alsup is the Assistant Vice President of Online and Distance Education at Maranatha Baptist University. He has spent the majority of his career as a teacher and administrator in Christian education, teaching math and foreign language as well as coaching basketball and soccer. During his tenure as a Christian school principal, Philip implemented Google Apps for Education and B.Y.O.D. as well as a variety of teacher and staff trainings. Philip has also served as an associate pastor in the local church, where he has taught and preached as well as overseen adult Bible fellowships, ministry technology, and outreach programs.
Philip has been married to Danielle for 17 years and is blessed with six children. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in PreLaw and a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership, both from Bob Jones University, as well as a Doctor of Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Liberty University. His dissertation study involved STEM-subject attitude and STEM-career interest among middle school students in Christian schools.
Philip has been published in the Journal of Research on Christian Education, The Journal for the International Society for Educational Planning, and in The Journal for Christian Educators. He has taught for several years as an adjunct professor in the graduate education program at Bob Jones University as well as in the doctoral program at Liberty University, where he also serves as a Research Consultant and dissertation chair. Philip has been a presenter at the Great Lakes Christian Educators’ Convention, the Michigan Association of Christian Schools Educator Convention, and has also produced a Christian school spring convention called BOOST in his region of the state.
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