Brandon White, board member
Principal, Haley Elementary
Fort Wayne Community Schools
Brandon C. White has been an educator with Fort Wayne Community Schools for the past decade. As a native of Fort Wayne, he is considered a “home grown” FWCS employee, attending Weisser Park Elementary, Memorial Park Middle, and Snider High School. He is a graduate of Purdue University where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education. Being the child of the late Jerry T. White, a lifelong educator, Brandon went on to pursue his Masters in Educational Leadership from Indiana-Purdue University, Fort Wayne. Brandon has served as; teacher, instructional coach, district curriculum facilitator, assistant principal, and principal; at both Study Elementary and now Haley Elementary. Currently, he is a PhD student at Purdue University, West Lafayette with tentative plans to defend his dissertation in the spring of 2018.
In regards to community involvement, Brandon has served on several community boards and donated his time to the city though various organizations. He is a past member of the Mayor’s Council for Diversity and Erin’s House for Grieving Children Central City Advisory Board. Currently, he sits on the board for Martin Luther King Montessori School. He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha, Fraternity, Inc., a “Big” through Big Brothers Big Sisters, and a member of the Indiana Black Expo. Professionally he is a member of Learning Forward and ASCD.
Personally, Brandon is an avid Boilermaker fan and attends football and basketball games regularly. Brandon is also known as “Uncle BB” to his niece and nephew Ryleigh and JJ who he spoils quite often. He enjoys cooking, shopping, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
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