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Mark Perry

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Departments and Positions

Junior High, Principal

Contact

Office:  480.705.8888

mperry@vchsaz.org

Church Affiliation

Valley Real Life (WA)

Biography

Mark joins the Valley Christian administration as the school’s first junior high principal.

He has extensive experience in Christian education. Prior to joining Valley Christian, Mark has led junior high and high schools in Illinois, Ohio, Oregon, and Alaska.

Mark received his B.A. from Western Washington University and his M.Ed. in School Administration from Columbia International University. Over the course of his career in Christian education, he has served as a teacher, coach, athletic director, principal, and superintendent of schools.

He holds an All-Levels Principal Certificate from ACSI, as well as a teaching certificate from the State of Washington and an administrative certificate from the State of Ohio.  Mark received the C.R.E.A.T.E. award for teaching excellence from the Anchorage Municipality, and as an administrator, his high school was named the Southern Oregon Chamber of Commerce non-profit corporation of the year. Mark has served ACSI as the Alaskan representative for the Northwest regional board and has also served on the Corban University education consortium.

Mark’s wife, Julie, is a professional counselor who has spent most of her career working with children and families. They have one son, Jonathan, who graduated from Northwest Christian High School (WA) in 2017. Mark has a passion for driving down a road he has never been on before and visiting historical sites.

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Credentials

Columbia International University, Master’s of Education, 2001

Western Washington University, Bachelor of Arts, 1985

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With VCHS Since

 

2017