Meet Our Faculty and Staff

Mark Cornelison


After living in Peru for a couple of years, my wife and I now live in Texas. I enjoy reading and watching movies when I have time.

Teaching is truly a calling God has given me, so I love sharing with others and watching Him work in their life!


2018-2020 – Taught and served as Chaplain/Dean of Students at the International Christian School of Lima, Peru

2013-2018 – Worked in missions and led mission trips to various locations serving children and families in poverty

2000-2013 – Served as a youth pastor in West Texas and in Houston, Texas

1994-2000 – Taught Middle School in Clyde and Abilene, Texas


2000-2006 – Worked on Graduate Seminary classes focusing on a Master of Arts in Christian Education

1995 – Completed Graduate work at Abilene Christian University in Education to receive a Texas Teaching Certificate: K12 Special Education

1992 – Graduated from The University of North Texas with a Bachelors in Business Administration with a major in Marketing


Lifetime Texas Teaching Certificate – K12 Special Education

TExES Social Studies 4–8

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