Gary Perkins, Ed.D.

Gary Perkins, Ed.D.

Instructional Designer


About Gary Perkins

Gary Perkins serves as an instructional designer for the Center for Online Innovation and Development at Louisiana Christian University (LCU).  Dr. Perkins comes to LCU with six years of experience developing and evaluating courses built on learning management systems (LMS).  Also, he spent 13 years learning on LMS platforms such as Canvas, Blackboard, Moodle, and Google Classroom.

Before coming to LCU, Dr. Perkins served secondary students as a teacher, coach, dean of students, and principal.  He has worked in rural and urban schools, with six of his seven years in one-to-one technology schools.  Dr. Perkins is a proud member of the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS), which contributed to his effectiveness as a dual-enrollment instructor for River Parishes Community College (RPCC).  In addition, he credits his success as a secondary administrator to his Tap Evaluation Process training provided by the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET) and their affiliates.


Ed.D. – Curriculum Instruction, Liberty University ’21

Ed.S. – Educational Leadership, Liberty University ’18

M.A. – History, Southeastern Louisiana University ’15

B.A. – Liberal Arts Studies, Southeastern Louisiana University ’12