Undergraduate

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Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Grand Rapids
Theological Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we're dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.

Create Without Ceasing

Education

  • M.ED., APPLIED LINGUISTICS, AQUINAS COLLEGE (1995)

Brian Pickerd

  • Adjunct Professor of TESOL

Faculty Positions

  • Adult & Graduate Studies - TESOL

Education

  • M.ED., APPLIED LINGUISTICS, AQUINAS COLLEGE (1995)

Brian Pickerd serves as an adjunct professor of TESOL for Cornerstone University’s Professional & Graduate Studies. Pickerd has worked professionally with the German, French, and English languages as an instructor and language consultant. In addition to preparing teachers and instructors at CU, he also teaches language at Rockford High School.

Pickerd is the creator of Educational Travel, an organization that helps travel experiences for foreign language students to travel and study abroad. His book, “Scattering Seed,” highlights his passion for seeing teaching as a way to empower others and fulfill their life calling. In addition to the book, he also designs and implements professional development workshops focusing on the influence of teaching.

“Teaching matters to me because of a deep calling to learn and join others in the journey to their learning and becoming.”

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Hobbies

  • COOKING
  • FITNESS
  • READING

Interests

  • CLIMATE AND CULTURE IN THE WORKPLACE AND IN THE LEARNING SPACE
  • PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
  • LANGUAGE LEARNING AND TEACHING

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Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we’re dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.