Superintendent Gary Fields has announced Elisa Beth Brown as the next Director of Instructional Programs for Bowling Green Independent Schools. She will begin responsibilities at the district office July 2, 2018, assuming many duties of Jennifer Davis, who will retire, effective June 30th.
Superintendent Gary Fields says, “Since 2015, Elisa Beth Brown has been an outstanding Assistant Principal for Instruction and Achievement at Bowling Green High School. She has provided leadership and professional learning opportunities to the faculty and staff, and has implemented numerous successful programs and grant opportunities. I am excited to welcome her to the district office, where her leadership will be utilized districtwide.”
Brown started her teaching career in 1995 at Adairville Elementary where she taught a kindergarten through 3rd grade in a multi-age classroom. She spent 1997-2004 at Auburn Elementary teaching grades 2-4, while also serving as a National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Mentor, and earning the school several grants. From 2004-2006, Brown served as a District Literacy Coach for Logan County Schools, including the implementation of the Reading First Grant at Chandler’s Elementary School. In 2006, Brown was named Principal of Chandler’s Elementary School in Logan County where she remained until 2013 when she joined the Green River Regional Educational Cooperative (GRREC) as a Program Manager. At GRREC, she was responsible for specific projects within the kidFRIENDLy grant as well as serving as the liaison for coordination of grant services, she also served as the Program Manager overseeing College and Career Readiness Center Services, supervising 24 College and Career Readiness Counselors in the GRREC and Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative. In July 2015, she was named Assistant Principal for Instruction and Achievement at Bowling Green High School.
While a serving at Bowling Green HIgh School, she has led the school-wide Response to Intervention Program, monitored the Title I budget, and assisted as needed with school wide accountability assessments. She has also assisted with numerous school grants, overall revisions to SBDM policies, and facilitated the opening of the school’s new Medical Arts Academy.
Elisa Beth Brown holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts from Western Kentucky University. She has certifications in Elementary Education, Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education, Principal, Supervisor of Instruction, Director of Pupil Personnel, and School Superintendent. She is also a National Board Certified Teacher.