MOORE HAVEN — On Dec. 29 Glades County Superintendent of schools Dr. Alice Barfield announced the hiring of Brian Greseth as the district’s new director of administrative services.
Greseth, who currently works as a guidance counselor at South Elementary in Okeechobee, will start his new position on Jan. 20.
“I am extremely excited about returning to Glades County,” said Greseth. “I have enjoyed my work with Superintendent Barfield and the Glades County School Board during my eight years as the principal of Pemayetv Emahakv Charter School.”
It was during Brian’s time as principal at Pemeyetv Emahakv Charter that one of the school’s teachers, Joy Prescott, was a finalist for 2018 Florida Teacher of the Year. Prescott credited Greseth for giving her a shot and called the school the best of the best.
Superintendent Barfield said she was beyond excited and honored to welcome Brian to the district again.
Greseth has previously worked as a principal at an elementary or middle school for twenty-two years at four different schools. All four of the schools Mr. Greseth has been principal have earned “A” or “B” school grades.
During his time in education he has been a part of three schools earning their first “A” school grades, has been named a “Turnaround Principal of the Year” by the State of Florida, and earned the “Commissioner’s Principal Achievement Award for Outstanding Leadership.”
Brian received his Bachelor’s Degree from Augsburg College and his Master’s Degree from Florida Atlantic University.