- Briarwood Christian SchoolSuperintendent, present
6255 Cahaba Valley Rd. Birmingham, AL 35242
Dr. Barrett Mosbacker serves as the Superintendent of Briarwood Christian School, which enrolls nearly 2,000 students in Birmingham, Alabama. He also serves as adjunct professor at Covenant College where he teaches School Business Management in the graduate program. Prior to serving for twenty years as head of school in three Christian schools, Dr. Mosbacker worked for several U.S. corporations and as a management consultant to the Legal Services Corporation, Washington, D.C.
Dr. Mosbacker received his Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. He earned his Masters in Educational Leadership from Covenant College and his B.A. in Business Management from Cedarville University. He also completed 40 graduate hours in systematic theology from Reformed Theological Seminary.
He is the editor and contributing author of School Based Clinics and Other Critical Issues in Public Education and contributing author for Schools as Communities-Strategic Stewardship: Resource Management for the Educational Leader. Some of his other publications include Saying Yes to Merit Pay: One School’s Experience, Promoting Faculty Professional Development through Peer Mentoring, Navigating Copyright Law in the Electronic Age, Consultative Management: A Practical and Realistic Approach for Managing Our Schools, and I Brake for Cyberhogs (The American School Board Journal).
Dr. Mosbacker also teaches adult Sunday school at Briarwood Presbyterian Church and is the publisher of the Christian School Journal blog. Dr. Mosbacker and his wife Beverly have three daughters. He is an avid amateur photographer.
Dr. Mosbacker’s passion is the development of world-class Christian schools that set the standard of educational excellence for God’s glory. He believes that Christian schools should be the best in the world and should be characterized by vibrant, innovative, loving learning communities where the staff reflect the Fruit of the Spirit and a love for students and learning as they disciple believing students and evangelize the lost. Dr. Mosbacker loves Christian teachers and desires to see them become Christian professionals who set the standard for professionalism as they employ their teaching craft for God’s glory and the benefit of their students.
- The University of North Carolina at ChartlotteEdD Educational Leadership Administration Technology
- Covenant CollegeMEd Educational Leadership Administration
- Reformed Theological SeminaryTheology
- Cedarville UniversityBA Business Marketing Management
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