Keisha Brown’s Bio
Keisha Brown was born in Brooklyn, New York but raised in the triad area not too far from Greensboro, NC . A product of Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools and only child, Mrs. Brown always loved the school environment as an active student in clubs and organizations as well as her favorite, the flag team. She always knew she wanted to be a teacher. Her mom would catch her in the bedroom reading to her baby dolls many days. Mrs. Brown is a proud alumni of Fayetteville State University in Fayetteville, North Carolina. She received a BS Degree in Elementary Education and Psychology and earned a Master of School Administration from the university as well. She was a member of the flag and dance team in the marching band and a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
During her 15 year journey in education, Mrs. Brown has been a third grade teacher, an elementary curriculum facilitator, a Success for All reading facilitator, an elementary and high school assistant principal, an elementary principal and currently is serving as a middle school principal at Aycock Middle School. Some of Mrs. Brown’s accomplishments include leading a cultural change at Vandalia Elementary School through implementation of PBIS decreasing discipline referrals significantly , leading instructional change through overseeing best practices and increasing reading scores over 30%, math scores over 20%, and science scores over 50%. Mrs. Brown was named one of GCS Top 5 Finalists for Principal of the Year in the fall of 2011. Building students’ academic skill set, working with families and the greater community, instilling character in students, embracing the uniqueness of schools, and making other leaders are attributes Mrs. Brown brings to the principal seat.
Mrs. Brown enjoys spending time with her son Michael Lance who is a 12 year old at Lincoln Academy and her daughter Kendall Elise who is a 5 year old at Washington Montessori. Lance is a football player and Kendall is a dancer and cheerleader. When she is not working or spending time with her kids, many times Mrs. Brown spends her spare time shopping, traveling, and event planning. When there is an opportunity, Mrs. Brown likes to watch old TV sitcoms, develop photo albums, play board games and roller skate. Ultimately, she enjoys helping people reach their maximum potential and believes in truly valuing everyone’s talent and strengths. One of her favorite sayings is “It takes ALL kinds of people to make the world go around!”.