|Mr. Zachary Gipson
High School Social Studies Teacher
Mr. Zachary Gipson is a native of the Kansas City metropolitan area. He grew up in a family that championed the importance of education and was blessed to attend outstanding schools. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, KS; a Master of Divinity with a specialization in Worship Ministries from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary; and completed coursework for his California Single Subject Teaching Credential in Social Science through California Baptist University. Currently, Mr. Gipson is completing a Master of Arts in History at Fort Hays State University by researching his thesis project.
Since 2015, Mr. Gipson has worked in Christian schools throughout Southern California, teaching students in grades 7 through 12 and instructing courses in the US, World, and AP European History, American Government, Economics, Bible, and music. He has enhanced the education students receive by planning and leading student travel experiences, retreats and field trips. Mr. Gipson has also coached high school debate and student worship teams. Before entering the educational profession, he served as an associate pastor of worship and youth, as a missionary to South America and performed extensively as a musician.
Mr. Gipson and his wife Maddy enjoy spending time gardening, hiking in the mountains, going to the beach, traveling, hosting and cooking for friends and family, and cheering for the Green Bay Packers and the Kansas City Royals. He is an avid reader and enjoys smoking meats, especially in the tradition of his hometown, Kansas City.