Jaclyn Brown Wright, Principal, Brewbaker Primary School
Principal Jaclyn Brown Wright is a passionate educator who currently serves as the 1st Year Principal of Brewbaker Primary School: “Where AMAZING Happens for Kids!” in Montgomery, AL. Evidence of the journey which led her to her trademark leadership and training style can be easily synthesized from 19 years of her career and supported by almost two decades of demonstrable achievement found in longitudinal data from district’s she’s taught or led which include Montgomery County, El Paso County, CO, Selma, AL, Dallas County, and Conecuh County.
Principal Wright is a graduate of Alabama State University, Troy University, and Grand Canyon University with education and leadership certifications in AZ, CO, AL, GA, and SC. Her professional studies span three areas of leadership including education administration, PK-12 instructional leadership, and organizational leadership which help frame the transformation process she’s currently leading at Brewbaker Primary School with the collaboration of a diverse team of educators, support staff, parents, and kids.
The scope of Principal Wright’s two-decade career in education encompasses teaching or leading at every grade level PreK-12, district administration, and post-secondary adjunct instructor positions at Alabama State University and Concordia College. Principal Wright’s practice in education and transformational leadership has afforded her the opportunities to work and lead in a diverse array of roles in military, rural, and urban school systems throughout AL, central CO, and the southeastern US.
Of all the awards, recognition, and titles Principal Wright has earned throughout her career, she earned the most precious title this year from her BPS students who lovingly call her their “Friend Principal.” It is the belief and trust that her students place in her as their friend, not just as their principal, that drives her to ensure that every aspect of our school community only does what is best and right for our kids every day. Through her innovative organizational structures, intentional collaboration with all stakeholders, and a relentless focus on data-driven instructional solutions, Principal Wright has begun a trail-blazing journey of school transformation to make amazing happen for kids where her work continues to inspire an entire community.