Degrees and Certifications:

BA/Liberal Studies-Recreation Kentucky State University MA/Autism Spectrum Disorder Wayne State University MA/Educational Leadership (pending) Wayne State University

Mr. Zach Carr

Dean Carr has been with DPSCD for the last six years serving as a classroom teacher, Attendance Agent, and now Dean of Culture. He absolutely loves working with the students at Denby High School. As the Dean of Culture, he has a passion for developing and molding students to become the best version of themselves. He does not waver from holding students accountable for their educational success and provides them with structure daily to do so. While empathetic to some of the student's adversarial circumstances, he also understands the importance of preparing them for life after high school. He prides himself on establishing long lasting positive relationships with students. Dean Carr truly believes that we must pour love and support into our students if we truly hope to make an impact that will empower them to become pillars in their community and in the world.

Carr was born and raised on Detroit’s east side and is a 2002 graduate of Kettering High School. After high school, he received a full football athletic scholarahip to play at Kentucky State University, an HBCU. He earned his BA in Liberal Studies/Recreation from Kentucky State University and then went on to earn a MA in Austism Spectrum Disorder from Eastern Michigan University. He is currently working on a second Masters in Educational Leadership at Wayne State University. He is a proud product of Detroit Public Schools and has come full circle, given that he now works in the district that developed and molded him.