Brad Sewell

Head of School


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901-842-4617
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Brad Sewell is the 13th Head of School of Presbyterian Day School (PDS), a private school serving boys 2-years old through sixth grade in Memphis, TN.

He came to PDS from Veritas Christian Academy of Houston, TX, where he had served as Head of School as well as other leadership roles from 2009-2021. Before beginning his career in education, he served as a social worker at CrossReach with the Church of Scotland in Edinburgh.

A graduate of Southeastern College at Wake Forest, NC, he earned his bachelor’s degree in History and Theology. He holds a master’s degree from The University of Edinburgh, Scotland in Philosophy. Over the course of his career, he has taught courses across a variety of disciplines including history, philosophy, and Christian studies, and traveled extensively with students throughout the U.S. and internationally introducing them to historical and cultural studies.

Brad and his wife, Janell, have two sons, Lewis and Dominic. He enjoys travel, skiing, hiking, and other outdoor activities of all kinds.

Work Address

Presbyterian Day School
4025 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN 38111

Degrees

M.Sc. Philosophy, The University of Edinburgh, Scotland; B.A. History and Theology, The College at Southeastern Wake Forest, NC

Leadership Team

McKee Humphreys '95

McKee Humphreys '95

Assistant Head of School for Advancement
Laura Glenn

Laura Glenn

Head of Elementary
Debbie Todd

Debbie Todd

Head of Early Childhood
Mark Fruitt

Mark Fruitt

Principal of the Elementary Division
Melissa Smith

Melissa Smith

Chief Information Officer
Jill Kauffman

Jill Kauffman

Chief Financial Officer
Rachel Bishop

Rachel Bishop

Director of Admission and Enrollment Management
Dennis Smith

Dennis Smith

Director of Athletics & Operations
Cheryl Burkart

Cheryl Burkart

Director of Administrative Support / Administrative Assistant for Brad Sewell
Presbyterian Day School
We know boys.

Presbyterian Day School (PDS) is a private, Christian preschool and elementary school serving 500 boys from 2-years-old through 6th grade.

With our mission of striving to glorify God by developing boys in wisdom and stature and favor with God and man, we take a holistic approach to education, nurturing the heart, soul, mind, and body of each boy.

4025 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN 38111

901-842-4600

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