In his role as Senior Director of Program, Pearce oversees all aspects of Eagle Ranch’s therapeutic program: residential life, counseling, spiritual life, and education. He will also have an integral role in developing Eagle Ranch’s new initiative, the James Webb Wings Center. Pearce graduated from Auburn University in 1988 with a Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education and has since earned two post-graduate degrees from Georgia State University in Educational Leadership. Prior to his current role, Pearce served as the Director of Education at Eagle Ranch for thirteen years and most recently served as the principal of Chestnut Mountain Elementary school for the past six years. He and his wife, Chris are licensed foster parents and have served in this capacity since 1996. Pearce has over thirty years of experience in private and public education as a teacher, coach, assistant principal, and principal.