Brett White has been the Superintendent of Andover Public Schools since July 2017. He began his career in education as a 7th and 8th Grade Language Arts Teacher and in 1999 was selected to serve as assistant principal in Mulvane where he stayed until 2001. From 2001-2012, Brett served as Principal of Andover Middle School in Andover. In 2012 he transitioned to the district office where he served as Andover’s Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources for 5 years. Brett knew early on that Andover was a special place and his career objective was always to be at the helm of the district.
Brett has a rich background in educational leadership and effective teaching practice and has led successful school reform efforts at the building and district levels. He has a deeply embedded belief in people and the ability to get the best out of each person through a combination of high expectations, clear communication and positive relationship building. He is a collaborative leader with the skills and talents for building foundational trust and bringing people together around creative problem solving. Brett is active in the community as a member of the Andover Police & Fire Foundation, participates in the Andover Middle School Mentor Program for 12 years and has been a member of Risen Savior Church for 20 years.
Brett holds a Bachelor of Science Degree and a Masters Degree from Kansas State University.
Brett is a lifelong Kansan, born and raised in Hutchinson, KS. Brett and his wife, Jody, have two children, Braden and Briley. Braden is a graduate of Andover High School and Briley attends Andover High.