Fort Bend Christian Academy Head of School Joshua Gettys has served FBCA for more than ten years, serving in roles including Upper School Counselor, Assistant Head of Upper School and Head of Upper School.
During his career at Fort Bend Christian Academy, Mr. Gettys has been involved in a variety of leadership teams and organizations, including service on academic improvement and admission committees on campus, and has maintained involvement in the American School Counseling Association throughout his professional career. Mr. Gettys has been instrumental in developing a premier counseling program at FBCA and providing opportunities and resources for students in the college admission process. He is committed to unifying the three campuses and encouraging faculty and staff to truly care for the students of FBCA.
“In a brief thirty-three years, FBCA has maintained its vision of becoming one of the premier independent schools in the nation, and we will continually strive to fulfill our purpose,” Gettys said. “As Head of School, I am committed to fostering a student-centered, PK-12 educational program that provides a superior academic experience rooted in a Christian Worldview. We will unapologetically continue to challenge our students to think more deeply about subject matter, to explore and invest in their God-given interests and abilities, and to nurture and cultivate them personally and socially through meaningful relationships. We will seek God's will and put our students first in all things.”
Gettys obtained a B.A. in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, an M.Ed. in Counseling and Development from Winthrop University and an M.S.Ed. in Educational Leadership from Indiana University. He and his wife, Suzanne, have been married for eight years and have two sons. Suzanne is a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Pediatric Oncology at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.