Kevin McGowan, Ph.D.
Dr. Kevin McGowan has been the Superintendent of the Brighton Central School District since 2009. He began his career as an elementary teacher in the Starpoint Central School District before becoming a High School Assistant Principal at Iroquois High School and then an elementary principal at Wales Primary School. Before arriving in Brighton, Kevin was the Superintendent of the Warsaw Central School District in Wyoming County.
Kevin previously served as the President of the Monroe County Council of School Superintendents and is the President of the New York State Council of School Superintendents. He is Past President of the Leadership for Educational Achievement Foundation (LEAF). He is a board member of Western New York Educational Service Council, Brighton Education Fund, Brighton Alumni Association and Brighton Chamber of Commerce. Kevin has been a member of several national, state and local committees, including the College Board’s Superintendent Advisory Board, NYSCOSS legislative committee, the Commissioners Advisory Council, Jewish Family Services Basic Needs Advisory Board and the Farash Foundation Jewish Education Advisory Committee. He also serves on the United Way Campaign Cabinet.