Zach Gautier

Dean of Academic Services

Dr. Zach Gautier has served at Valor since 2008, currently as Dean of Academic Services and a member of Valor’s senior leadership. Zach oversees Admission, Academic & College Counseling, Academic Support, and the 9th Grade Seminar. Previously, Dr. Gautier taught for three years in Plano, Texas at Jasper High School and was given the Time Warner Cable National Teaching Award in 2007. Zach earned his Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership from the University of Southern California. He and his wife Jen, have been married since 2003 and he is the father of three boys.


B.S. Communications – Liberty University, 2003 ThM. Systematic Theology – Dallas Theological Seminary, 2008 MEd. Curriculum and Instruction – Texas A&M University-Commerce, 2008 EdD Organizational Leadership – University of Southern California, 2018