Ruiz Esparza Emir

Education

  • Ed.D., Organizational Leadership with an emphasis in Organizational Development, Grand Canyon University (in progress)
  • M.Ed., Educational Administration, Columbia International University
  • M.S., Organizational Leadership, Cairn University
  • B.A., Psychology, Tabor College

 

Professional Background

  • Dean of Student Life, Learning, and Formation, Tabor College (current)
  • Head of School, Berean Academy, KS
  • Secondary Principal/Director of Operations, Summit Christian Academy, MO
  • Former President/Founder, STRATOS Strategic Solutions, MO
  • Dean of Student Life/Upper School Principal/Teacher, Somerset Christian Academy, NJ
  • Assistant Director of Admissions, Pillar College, NJ
  • Athletic Recruiter/Assistant Director of Financial Aid, Central Christian College, KS

Presentations

  • Ruiz Esparza, E. (November, 2016, 2017, & 2018). “Philosophy of Christian Education” Association of Christian School International (ACSI) annual conference, Wichita, KS [workshop speaker].
  • Ruiz Esparza, E. (January, 2017). “Board Recruiting, Responsibility, Training, and Succession Planning.” & “School Viability and Sustainability.” Private School Board Retreat, Kansas City, MO [retreat speaker].
  • Ruiz Esparza, E. (September, 2014). “Building an Effective and Viable School.” Teacher/Staff Retreat, Moscow, Russia [retreat speaker].
  • Ruiz Esparza, E. (November, 2013). “Effective Strategic Conversations for Leaders.” Association of Christian School International (ACSI) annual conference, Wichita, KS [workshop speaker].

 

Service

  • Led or served on six regional accreditation teams for the Association of Christian Schools International
  • Strategic Planning – Private Bi-Lingual Christian School in San Pedro Sula, Honduras (Jan 2015 – Feb 2016)

 

Professional Organizations

  • Association for Christians in Student Development (ACSD)

 

Other

  • Tabor College Retention Task Force (2018-current)
  • Advisor, Tabor College Student Senate (2018-current)