Dr. Brian King was named principal of C. Paul Barnhart Elementary School in 2018. He began his career in education in 2001 as a teacher in District of Columbia Public Schools. Dr. King joined Charles County Public Schools in 2012 as a second-grade teacher at Barnhart. He also served as an administrator at two Charles County Public middle schools.
Dr. King graduated from Syracuse University in 2001. He earned a Master’s degree from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education in 2007 and his doctorate from the University of Maryland 2020. Dr. King believes schools should be positive, engaging, and supportive places with high expectations for all students and teachers. He is excited to begin working with the Barnhart community toward a successful school year.