Calvary Preparatory Academy’s Director, Jared Beck, is an experienced innovator in online education. He brings to the school a unique set of qualities to provide the vision, experience and qualifications necessary to deliver a successful educational experience to Calvary Preparatory Academy students and their families.
Mr. Beck is a credentialed administrator in the State of California, also holding a valid California Teaching Credential as well. His experience in Christian education stems from his undergraduate and graduate degrees earned at prominent Christian universities: Point Loma Nazarene University where he earned a BA in Philosophy and Theology and Azusa Pacific University where he earned a Single Subject Teaching Credential in the Social Sciences. Mr. Beck returned to both universities for graduate school, completing a Clear Administrative Services Credential with Point Loma Nazarene University and a Masters in Education with Azusa Pacific University. Mr. Beck’s experience in online education is demonstrated in his having established and maintained a successful online education program in a California public school. In addition, Mr. Beck runs a website database of online schools and information regarding the online school movement.
As a practicing Christian, Mr. Beck has been a lifelong member of Calvary Chapel of Santa Barbara with his wife and two children. In addition, Mr. Beck has served at Calvary Chapel Molokai and Calvary Chapel Tiberias on short term missions. Additionally, Mr. Beck has had the privilege of serving as a board member for a 120 year-old Jewish Christian organization known as the American European Bethel Mission.