Martha E. MacCullough, is the Distinguished Professor Emerita for Worldview Integration in the Center for University Studies at Cairn University. She is retired from full time teaching at the University. Formerly Dean of the School of Education, Dr. MacCullough specializes in learning theory and learning methodology, philosophy of education, and biblical worldview integration.
Dr. MacCullough earned the Doctorate of Education degree from Temple University, the Master of Arts in Christian Education from Wheaton College, and the Bachelor of Science in Bible degree with an international specialization from Cairn University.
Dr. MacCullough is, first and foremost, a teacher. However, she has also initiated and developed teacher education programs at two colleges. She was an administrator at Cairn University for 30 years during which time she developed 12 fully accredited teacher and educational leadership certification programs. In addition, TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) and international education programs were under her supervision and are offered at the undergraduate and graduate levels on Cairn’s main campus and on the various international campuses. Her writing on educational issues such as human learning, philosophy of education, and worldview integration have been published in education books and journals and have been translated into several languages. She authored the book, By Design: Developing a Philosophy of Education Informed by a Christian Worldview
, in 2013, second edition in 2016, the book, Undivided: A Worldview Approach to Biblical Integration
, published by Purposeful Design in 2015, and has just written a book on Classroom Management and Student Discipline: Informed by a Christian Worldview
(in publication process).
In addition to her teaching responsibilities for the University, Dr. MacCullough conducts professional development workshops and seminars at Christian education and teacher education conventions and conferences at the regional, national, and international levels. She also conducts seminars on a variety of topics for churches and other Christian organizations.
Dr. MacCullough resides in New Holland, PA, having moved there after retirement from full-time administration and teaching at Cairn University. Her late husband, Donald, went home to be with the Lord in 2003. Marti is the mom of two educators, Sheryl, who teaches behaviorally challenged youth and Debbie, who is the international education consultant for ACSI and serves under Crossworld mission.