Superintendent of Schools Professional Biography
Dr. Brett A. Cooper rejoined (Daniel Boone Alumni - Graduate of The Class of 1985) the Daniel Boone Area School District on January 18, 2019. He came to the Daniel Boone Area School District from the Boyertown Area School District in Boyertown, Pennsylvania, where he served as the High School Principal for ten years. Prior to that, Dr. Cooper served as one of three Grade Level/Assistant Principals at Boyertown Area Senior High (BASH).
Dr. Cooper has held various positions in a school district over his career. He began working in schools as a Middle School Physical Education teacher and coach for ten years, serving in various leadership roles, as a Team Leader for Related Studies and Student Assistance Team Coordinator. Dr. Cooper’s high school instructional school district experience includes five years as a High School Health and Physical Education teacher and coach, where he also served in the leadership role of Department Supervisor for Life-Long Learning. These fifteen years of teaching, coaching and teacher leadership opportunities were in the Eastern Lancaster County (ELANCO) School District.
Dr. Cooper's notable achievements include increasing student achievement as measured by state standardized assessments, increasing student access to advanced placement courses while increasing student achievement, creating an effective and efficient, research-based Career Portfolio Program that provided meaningful experiences for ALL students to assist in allowing for them to make decisions relative to post-secondary options. Additionally, during his former tenure as High School Principal at BASH, the High School earned State and National recognition for an effective High School Multi-Tiered Support System (MTSS) where Dr. Cooper had presented multiple times at both the State and the National level.
Dr. Cooper earned his Doctorate from Immaculata University in Educational Leadership and Master of Education Degree in Sport Management from Millersville University. He earned his undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree in K-12 Health and Physical Education from Lock Haven University. Dr. Cooper has also served on several dissertation committees at Immaculata University.