Greenwich High School's (GHS) Interim Windrose Program Administrator Brian T. Keating has accepted a position with the Fairfield Public Schools as Fairfield Warde High School's Pequot Housemaster, effective August 8, 2018. Mr. Keating said, "I am thankful for the many opportunities afforded me during my seventeen years of service to the Greenwich Public Schools. Helping to enrich the lives of students has been rewarding, and the time spent with my colleagues was invaluable. Although I will miss much about Greenwich, I am excited to begin working with students, staff, and community members in Fairfield."
An educator for twenty-three years, Mr. Keating has been with GHS since 2001 and was a member of the Greenwich Alternative High School Design Team during the 2016-2017 school year, launching the new Windrose Program in 2017-2018.
GHS Headmaster Chris Winters noted, "Brian has served the GHS community with distinction during his many years here. An exemplary teacher of English, a passionate and enthusiastic Assistant Dean, an innovative thinker in planning for the Windrose Program, and a steady leader as the Program Administrator of Windrose, Brian's work has left a positive mark on the students, staff, and parents of GHS. We wish him the very best."
Bio Brief: Brian T. Keating
In 1994, Mr. Keating began teaching with the Danbury Public Schools, Danbury, CT in a program he created – R.E.A.C.H. – for students that had been expelled from school. As an English teacher at Danbury High School until 2001, he sought opportunities to work with teens as Student Government Advisor and Basketball Coach, and with colleagues participating in curriculum committees and program development councils. He joined Greenwich High School in 2001 as an English teacher with the GHS Community Learning Program. Mr. Keating has held multiple leadership roles during his tenure with GHS, including as a building representative for the Greenwich Education Association, as lead department CT TEAM Mentor, lead English teacher for Saturday CAPT Academy, Learning Facilitator, and Clark House Assistant Dean.
After participating in the Greenwich High School Alternative High School Design Team during the 2016-2017 school year to develop the Windrose Program, Mr. Keating was named Interim Program Administrator for the program.
Mr. Keating received a Bachelor of Science degree in English in 1993 and a Master of Arts degree in education in 1994 from the University of Connecticut's Neag School of Education, Storrs, CT; and a sixth year certification in administration from Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT in 2016.