The Potter Gray Principal Selection Committee has announced Keith Brown as the next principal. He was introduced to faculty, staff, students, and families on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at the school.
Brown is currently Principal of Western Elementary in Ohio County Schools, a position he has held since 2014. Prior to becoming principal, he served as Assistant Principal of Beaver Dam Elementary from 2012 to 2014. From 2005 to 2012, Brown was a music teacher and band director in Garrard County Schools, working with students in grades 6-12, and in 2004-05, he was a K-5 music and physical education teacher at Paint Lick Elementary School.
Throughout his fifteen year career in education, he has led various groups of teachers and students. In his current role as an elementary school principal, he is the only administrator in the building and assumes the role of guidance counselor, curriculum coordinator, instructional leader, and behavioral specialist. Prior to becoming a school administrator, he directed over 330 students in bands each year, and has taught physical education, arts and humanities, general music, concert band, and marching band.
Superintendent Gary Fields says, “Over the course of the principal selection process, it became apparent to the members of the SBDM Council that Keith Brown was the ideal leader to become the next principal at Potter Gray. His experience, his vision, and his commitment to excellence will allow Potter Gray to continue to challenge all students to achieve at high levels.”
Brown graduated from Warren Central High School in Bowling Green, Kentucky. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Transylvania University and a Master of Arts from Eastern Kentucky University. He recently earned his Professional Certification for Instructional Leadership. He is also a 2014 graduate of the Kentucky Leadership Institute through the Chamber of Commerce. He lives in Bowling Green with his wife, Rachel and their two children, Anna (5), and Will (3 months).
Bowling Green City Schools congratulates Mr. Keith Brown, Principal of Potter Gray Elementary School.