Brian Mowry
Austin, TX

Brian Mowry, M.A., has devoted the past 26 years of his professional career to the education of young children. In addition to teaching bilingual prekindergarten and kindergarten for 11 years in the Austin Independent School District, Mr. Mowry has served as a district level mathematics specialist K-5th grade and is currently working as the district’s early childhood preschool curriculum specialist–a position which allows him to write curriculum and deliver professional development for 350 full-day preschool teachers. Outside of public education, Mr. Mowry is the senior author of the Frog Street Mathematics Pre-K program and has presented at numerous state and national conferences, including NAEYC and NCTM. He has earned various awards, including Teacher of the Year, the Austin Association for the Education Of Young Children’s 2011 Teacher Educator of the Year, and Austin’s E3 Alliance 2015 Architect of Educational Change for his work in promoting kindergarten readiness in the Central Texas region. He is currently completing his PhD in Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Texas at Austin where he has co-authored scholarly articles in professional journals such as Young Children and Principal.