Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Michael Brown, Jr.

Michael Brown has been selected as the new principal at Clarke Elementary School.

He is a native of Durham and a product of Durham Public Schools. He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from North Carolina Central University in Middle Grades Education with a concentration in Social Studies and Science, Master of School Administration from North Carolina Central University, and is currently working on his Doctorate of Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. 

Mr. Brown began his career in education as a 7th-grade social studies and science teacher in Alamance Burlington School System. He has experience as an assistant principal in Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools and UNCG Moss Street Partnership School before being named principal at Clarke.  

He is extremely humbled and excited to join the Clarke family and continue building a legacy of family-oriented instructional excellence.