EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS K-12 SCHOOLS
Vision: Every student prepared for a world yet to be imagined.
Mission: The mission of the K-12 Executive Director Team is to provide support to schools in an effort to create a challenging and stimulating academic environment. It is our belief that all children can learn and it is our responsibility to help schools assist students to reach their fullest potential. We are committed to providing excellent, distinctive educational experiences that equip students for success today and in the future.
-Demonstrate improvement of student achievement.
-Demonstrate a high-performing team.
-Embrace a culture of constant innovation
-Communicate and engage frequently with our customers.
-Provide a safe learning and working environment.
-Demonstrate operational efficiencies.
-Demonstrate fiscal prudence and financial responsibility
Brien S. Hodges, Ed.D.
I am honored to be serving Colorado Springs School District 11 as an Executive Director of K-12 Schools. As a professional educator, I have dedicated the past twenty-four years to helping other educators better the learning opportunities for all students. As an instructional leader, my role is to support school principals, their staff's, their students and their communities in helping to ensure that every student is prepared for a world yet imagined.
It is a privilege to work collaboratively with the Colorado Springs School District 11 team! As a proud District 11 graduate of Coronado High School, it is an honor to serve in a capacity that empowers students in our community. I take great pride in initiating and delivering exceptional educational opportunities to ALL students. Truly grateful with the opportunity to utilize twenty-two years of educational experiences in career and technical education, concurrent enrollment, counseling, individual career and academic planning, curriculum design, industry engagement and as a viable component of building out the Roy J Wasson Academic Campus to deliver transformational education for ALL students.
I am honored and proud to serve Colorado Springs District 11 in the role of Executive Director for K12 schools. I am a graduate of District 11, and alumni of Wasson High School, Irving Junior High School, and Wilson Elementary School. I earned my Bachelor's Degree in Social Sciences from the University of Southern Colorado, and my Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Colorado. My teaching career began at the elementary level, and continued as a middle school language arts teacher. I have served as both an assistant principal and a principal at the middle school level for the past ten years. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family, gardening, reading, and traveling.
As Executive Director, K-12 Schools, it’s great to be a part of the D11 team. I came from the business community 21 years ago to enter into the field of education. I earned my Bachelors Degree in History from the University of Denver and my Masters degree in Administration and Supervision from the University of Phoenix. I taught Social Studies, Language Arts, Math, Technology and Business to middle school students until I became an administrator and have served as an Elementary, Middle and High School Assistant Principal, as Middle School Principal, as Athletic /Activities Director at Middle and High School. I have served as Director of Curriculum and Instruction in two districts and was Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment in the Alamosa School District.