Dr. Matt Thomas joined the Baylor School of Education (SOE) on Aug. 1 as executive director of the SOE's Center for Christian Education. For more than 20 years, Thomas has served in various roles within Christian schools, seminaries and Christian higher education institutions. His experience includes a stint as head principal of a diverse Christian school in Southern California. He comes to Baylor from a position in California, where he served as executive director of a national radio ministry broadcasting on more than 600 stations. A graduate of Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College, he earned an MA in Christian education from Azusa Pacific and an EdD from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.