Birmingham-Southern College, B.A.
Vanderbilt University, M.Ed. Human Development
Year of Employment: 2005
Mike Brown serves as a school counselor at Pope John Paul II High School. Mr. Brown was previously the Director of College Counseling and Director of Counseling Services. Mr. Brown was previously Director of College Counseling at Battle Ground Academy in Franklin, Tennessee. He has extensive experience working with young people having also served as a school counselor in the Cheatham County School System, as a counselor with the Alcohol and Drug Council’s “Youth, Alive and Free” program. He began his counseling career at the Oasis Shelter in Nashville. He began his teaching career as a History Teacher and Dormitory Parent at The Woodhall School in Bethlehem, Connecticut. Mr. Brown holds a Bachelors Degree from Birmingham-Southern College and a Masters Degree in Human Development Counseling from Vanderbilt University. He is a member of the National Association for College Admissions Counseling, The Southern Association for College Admissions Counseling, the American School Counseling Association, the Tennessee School Counseling Association, served as co-chair for the Tennessee State Initiatives for College Access, and has been an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Vanderbilt University in the Department of Human and Organizational Development. Mr. Brown is resident of the Hendersonville area with his wife Karen and their four children, Whit (a JPII ’07 alum), McCain (a JPII ’18 alum), Mary-Hunter (JPII class of 2021) and Carlisle(JPII class of 2022) They have 2 cats (Martin and Olive.) They attend Our Lady of the Lake Parish.