Arcelius Brickhouse, Jr. currently serves as the Interim Chief of Schools of the East Baton Rouge Parish School System after serving as an Executive Director of the Southeast Region of Schools within the system. He brings to his new position over 20 years of educational experience. Mr. Brickhouse began his career as a speech pathologist in Fairfax County Public Schools. He has worked in several school systems over the years as an elementary classroom teacher, assistant principal, elementary and high school principal, turn-around specialist, regional instructional specialist and Director of Student Services and Special Education.
Mr. Brickhouse earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Pathology from Hampton University and a Master of Education degree in Elementary Education from Howard University. In addition, Mr. Brickhouse also completed his Education Specialist degree in Education Administration from George Washington University.
Mr. Brickhouse is a former 2007 Emerging Leader from the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD). In addition, he has been a presenter at the University of Virginia Turn-Around Leadership Program and a former Outstanding Young Man of America. He is an avid tennis player and traveler. He currently resides in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.