Dr. McCann’s desire is for undergraduate and graduate students to develop and refine their heart for ministry as future teachers and educational leaders who will serve the Lord with academic excellence and spiritual acuity.
B.A., Florida Bible College; M.S., Nova Southeastern University; Ed.D., University of Central Florida
Dr. McCann was born in Georgia and has spent his life in the Southeast. He joined CIU after 20 years of ministry in Central Florida. He greatly appreciates church, school, and community ministry. Married in 1984, Mark and his wife Sharry feel their greatest blessings involve time together with their three daughters Erin, Meredith, Kayla, their son-in-law Ben, and the grandchildren.
Teacher, Osceola County Public Schools, 1986-1989; Teacher, Dean, Assistant Principal, Elementary Principal, Admissions Director, Director of School Improvement, The First Academy, 1989-2004; Elder, New Hope Bible Church, 1993-2004; Co-founder and President, Hydrocephalus Family Support Group, 1996-1998; Resident faculty, M.A.T. Program Director, Columbia International University, 2004-present.