Dr. Clifford Daugherty joined Valley Christian School as President/Superintendent in July 1986. Under his leadership, enrollment has almost tripled and permanent facilities were constructed for three separate schools on two campuses. The current market value of the lands and facilities exceeds $150 million. He is the founder of Neighborhood Christian Preschools, the Christian Schools Association of Santa Clara County and the Quest Institute for Christian Education and served as the founding principal of Los Altos Christian Schools. Dr. Daugherty received his B.S. in English Literature, Bible and Theology from Bethany University, his M.A. in Public School administration from San Jose State University, and his Ed.D. in Private School Administration and Special Education from the University of San Francisco. He holds lifetime California and ACSI Teaching and Administrative credentials. His book Quest for Excellence tells the miraculous story of Valley Christian Schools’ miraculous development. Dr. Daugherty and his wife, Kris, live in Campbell, California. They have two children and three grandchildren.