Dr. Brian A. Phillips is an Assistant Professor in the department of Elementary Education.
BS-Appalachian State University, 1990
MA - Administration and Supervision-University of North Carolina at Pembroke, 1995
Ed.D. - Educational Leadership-Fayetteville State University, 2002
He began his teaching career in 1992. He has taught fourth, fifth, and sixth grades in
Randolph and Moore County. He was then named principal of Highfalls Elementary School
(K-8) in 1999. He served there until 2001. He then was selected as principal of Carthage
Elementary School in 2002. Dr. Phillips was selected as Moore County's Principal of the
Year, in 2004.
After four years of service as a principal, he was selected to be the Associate Superintendent of Moore County School. During his time as Associate Superintendent he supervised elementary, middle, and high schools. However, the last seven years allowed him the opportunity to concentrate and oversee all of the 14 elementary schools in the district. His duties included but were not limited to, overseeing the observations of teachers, evaluation process of principals, parent complaints, and student transfers for the district. This is a position that he held until June of 2013. Over the past seven years, Dr. Phillips has also been an Adjunct Professor at Campbell University, University of North Carolina at Pembroke and St. Andrews College.
His passion is reading and swimming. He has 3 children: Jacob, a college student, Hannah, a high school senior, and Samuel, a middle school student.