Dr. Brian Huff earned his Bachelor's Degree in Biology from Southwest Baptist University,  a Master's Degree in Educational Administration from the University of Phoenix, and a Doctorate Degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Kansas.

Dr. Huff's career began teaching middle school math and science for four years. Since this time, Brian has spent more than 25 years in school administration as an assistant principal, building and district activities director, (lead) principal, assistant superintendent, and associate superintendent of curriculum and instruction. Brian and his family spent three years in Jos, Nigeria, working at Hillcrest School as missionaries with the International Mission Board, where Brian was the middle and high school principal. Dr. Huff spent 15 years in the Raytown (MO) School District, where he was recognized as the Missouri State High School Principal of the Year in 2013.   

During Dr. Huff's professional career, he has co-chaired cultural competency committees, served on the Missouri Assessment Partnership Executive Board, served on various boards for the Missouri State High School Activities Association, and is a member of the Rotary, Chamber of Commerce and Kiwanis Club. Additionally, during his time in Nigeria, Dr. Huff coordinated the creation of completely revised Board of Governors policies and successfully led the school through the first accreditation through the Association of Christian Schools International (ASCI) and Middle States Association (MSA) for Hillcrest School, an American curriculum school in Nigeria, between 2004 and 2006. 

Brian and his wife Beth, who reside in the Gardner Edgerton School District, have been married for 33 years and have six children and two grandchildren.

University of Kansas
Doctor of Education (Ed.D.), Educational Leadership

University of Phoenix
Master of Arts, Educational Administration

Southwest Baptist University
Bachelor of Science, Biology and Teaching

Dr. Brian Huff

Dr. Brian Huff - Superintendent


Administrative Offices
231 E. Madison Street (physical address)
P. O. Box 97 (mailing address)
Gardner, Kansas 66030

Phone: (913) 856-2004
Twitter: @usd231supe

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