Department of Defense Education Activity

SC/Fort Stewart Community Administrators

Mr. Brian Perry - South Carolina/Fort Stewart Community Superintendent

Mr. Perry oversees seven DoDEA schools located on Fort Stewart, Georgia; Laurel Bay, South Carolina; and Fort Jackson, South Carolina, serving more than 2,400 students. His focus in this role is to provide leadership and support in teacher collaboration to advance student achievement, inspire and motivate teaching and district staff, and support the DoDEA mission.

"I am truly honored to have the opportunity to serve the South Carolina/Fort Stewart community as the community superintendent," said Mr. Perry. "I am excited to work with our principals, teachers, support staff, parents, commands, and other stakeholders of our DoDEA schools, as we strive for excellence for every student, every day in the South Carolina/Fort Stewart schools."

Mr. Perry began his educational career in 2001, in Montgomery, Alabama, where he taught physical education at Maxwell Air Force Base (AFB) Elementary School. He served as assistant principal there from 2006 to 2009. During the 2008 to 2009 school year, Mr. Perry closed Robin Air Force Base Elementary School, located in Warner Robins, Georgia, while serving as the assistant principal for both Maxwell AFB Elementary and Robins AFB Elementary schools. He became the principal at Pierce Terrace Elementary located on Fort Jackson, South Carolina from 2009 to 2013. Afterward, Mr. Perry became the principal at W.T. Sampson Elementary High School, located in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, from 2013 to 2016. He moved to Fort Knox, Kentucky and was selected as principal at Fort Knox High School from 2016 to 2018. In 2018, he became principal at Charles P. Murray Elementary until being named as the community superintendent.

Mr. Perry's education includes a bachelor's degree in Physical Education from Faulkner University in Montgomery, Alabama, a master's degree and an educational specialist degree in Educational Leadership from Auburn University in Montgomery, Alabama.

Mr. Perry and his wife of 18 years have three children. All three children were former DoDEA students and attended W.T. Sampson Unit School in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Mr. Brian Perry

Fort Jackson Schools,Fort Stewart Schools,MCAS Beaufort (Laurel Bay) Schools Community Superintendent

Phone: 912-304-7102
376 Davis Avenue, Bldg. 5605
Fort Stewart , GA 31315

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