Lynn E. Swaner

Lynn E. Swaner

Senior Fellow, Education

Dr. Lynn E. Swaner is the Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer at the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI), where she leads initiatives to address compelling questions and challenges facing Christian education.

A published scholar and conference speaker, she is the lead editor of the books MindShift: Catalyzing Change in Christian Education (forthcoming 2019) and PIVOT: New Directions for Christian Education (2017), as well as co-author of Bring It to Life: Christian Education and the Transformative Power of Service-Learning (2018). She is also the editor of the ACSI blog and host for the podcast Moving Forward in Christian Education. 

Prior to joining ACSI in 2015, she served as a school administrator at Smithtown Christian School in New York, a graduate professor in the School of Education at Long Island University, and an educational researcher with the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) in Washington, D.C.

Swaner holds an Ed.D. in Organization and Leadership from Teachers College, Columbia University, an M.S. in Counseling from Long Island University, and a B.A. in English from Binghamton University.