June 27, 2013 9:54:23 AM
Kelly Kessler Brown has been appointed Director of Academic Affairs at The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science.
Brown most recently held the position of Curriculum Coordinator for the Lowndes County School District. During her 15 years as a resident of Lowndes County, she has also served as the Director of Programming and Ministry for St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Columbus, taught mathematics at New Hope Middle School, worked as the Tutor Assessment Coordinator at New Hope Middle School and served as Assistant Principal of New Hope Middle School.
Brown, a native of Salem, Va., earned her bachelor's degree in Education from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va. She also holds a Master's of Divinity degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forrest, N.C. and another Master's degree in Gifted Education from the Mississippi University for Women.
Brown is married to Steve Brown, Director of Pastoral Care at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. The Browns' two daughters, Kessler - a current senior at Mississippi State University majoring in Secondary Education , and Kennedy - an upcoming freshman at Mississippi State University who plans to major in Industrial Engineering, are both graduates of MSMS.