Head of School.
Laurie Beard has served as Head of School at CCS since 2014. She previously served as principal of two departments since 2008. Mrs. Beard’s career includes 13 years in Christian education and 21 years in public education, including a tenure at Lamar State College – Orange. She holds a B.S. in Education with a Gifted/Talented specialization, and a Master’s of Education in Educational Administration.
Mrs. Beard is married and has two children who have attended Christian schools all of their lives. Her son is a recent graduate of Community Christian School, and her daughter is a middle school student. She and her family attend Community Church.
Mrs. Beard explains her commitment to Christian education: “Kingdom education principles are dear to my heart. It is a privilege and honor to partner with families and churches to train the next generation to impact the world for Christ. I can see what a difference that partnership has made in the lives of my own children and the children we are blessed to minister to daily. Students receive five days a week of biblical training and spiritual formation! Couple this with standards of academic and character excellence, and we have a winning combination!”