Dr. Brian Henry
Dr. Brian Henry became superintendent of the Waynesville R-VI School District on July 1, 2014. Prior to his appointment to this position, he served as Waynesville’s assistant superintendent of instructional services, overseeing curriculum for the district’s 6,000 students, professional development for teachers, the Professional Learning Community (PLC) process and Missouri State Learning Standards. He spearheaded efforts that led to Waynesville High School being the first in the State of Missouri to implement a college readiness program from the National Math and Science Institute. Dr. Henry also recently facilitated the district’s strategic planning process that resulted in the Comprehensive School Improvement Plan for 2014-17. Prior to Waynesville, Henry served the Camdenton R-III School District as deputy superintendent for three years, the assistant superintendent for one year and as the high school principal for four years. During his 22-year career in education, he has also worked at Park Hill South High School and Oak Grove Middle School. A social studies teacher, he has also taught collegiate-level courses as an adjunct professor. A native of the Kansas City, Mo., area, Henry played football as an education major at Missouri Valley College before earning a master’s degree in education from Baker University and a doctor of education from the University of Kansas in 2004. Henry and his wife, Dr. Kristina Henry, have four daughters Morgan, Madison, Mollie and Mary.