Brian Pickerd serves as adjunct professor of TESOL for Cornerstone University's Professional & Graduate Studies division. 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.
"Teaching matters to me because of a deep calling to learn and join others in the journey to their learning and becoming."
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.
- Lifelong Learning Matters Blog Post: "A New CQ: The Community Quotient" (Oct. 30, 2018)
- Pickerd, B. (2016). Scattering seed in teaching: walking with Christ in the field of learning and education. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock.
- M.A. in Education/Applied Linguistics, Aquinas College
—Climate and culture in the workplace and in the learning space
—Language learning and teaching