Dr. Taylor is the President of ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International). ACSI works with more than 25,000 schools in 108 countries, and helps more than 5.5 million students worldwide receive a Christian education. ACSI also provides services to schools such as, accreditation, legal/legislative assistance, professional development and curriculum publishing. Prior to accepting the President position at ACSI, Dr. Larry Taylor served twenty years as the Head of School at Prestonwood Christian Academy (PCA) in Plano, Texas. Prestonwood Christian Academy serves more than 1,600 students enrolled at four campuses as part of its school system.
Prior to PCA, Dr. Taylor served for twelve years at The First Academy in Orlando, Florida as a High School Principal and Assistant Headmaster. He also has held teaching positions within the public-school system. Dr. Taylor co-launched a national training institute for schools, “Becoming a Kingdom School Institute” and founded the Student Leadership Institute (SLi) program. He developed a training program for parents titled, “Becoming a Kingdom Family.” Dr. Taylor published the book, Running With The Horses, that helps parents raise children to be servant-leaders for Christ and helps to build a family plan. Dr. Taylor received his Ph.D. in Philosophy in Leadership Studies from Dallas Baptist University (2009); his Master’s Degree from Nova University (1993) and his Bachelor’s degree from University of Central Florida (1986).
Dr. Taylor has been married to Delinda Rose Taylor for 37 years and has five sons, Bryce, who graduated from Yale University and Notre Dame Graduate School and is married to Julia; Luke, a graduate of Princeton University, and the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and is married to Ruthie; Zeke, a graduate of Florida State University; Chas, a graduate of Rice University, and a graduate of law school at the University of Chicago and is married to Madeline; and an adopted son, DeMarcus, a graduate of Ouachita Baptist University and is married to Mesa. They currently have four grandsons and another grandson due in May.