Colorado Springs, CO
Vernard Gant is the Director of Urban School Services for the Association of Christian Schools International. Previously, he served as Executive Director of the Children's Scholarship Fund of Birmingham, Alabama. He has studied urban communities and their schools for years, and has been actively involved in developing, directing, and supporting numerous independent and Christian schools. He founded and directed the Association of Independent Minority Schools in 1994 and has received the Jefferson Award presented by the American Institute for Public Service.
Vernard holds a Doctor of Ministry degree from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School as well as degrees in education from Columbia Bible College and Birmingham Theological Seminary.