About our Superintendent
About Our Superintendent
Dr. Gary Short
Southwest Preparatory School District
Dr. Gary Short has been associated with Southwest Preparatory School District (SWPS) since the beginning of the school in 1998. He has a long career in education, serving in a number of positions in public and private schools as well as in universities. In addition to his role as Superintendent of SWPS, he also teaches graduate classes for Concordia University Texas. He has been named a Premier Principal in Texas in 1982, received the Outstanding Young Man of San Antonio Award for 1982, was given the Texas Leadership Award in 2009 by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools of Texas, and was also named the Outstanding Professor for Texas Lutheran University for 2004-2005.