Barlow Named A Finalist For State Superintendent of the Year

  • The 2023 Schneider Alabama Superintendent of the Year award winner will be announced in November.

  • Thursday, September 1, 2022 – Mountain Brook Schools Superintendent Dr. Dicky Barlow has been announced as a finalist for the ‘2023 Schneider Alabama Superintendent of the Year’ award. Dr. Barlow will be recognized at the School Superintendents of Alabama Fall Conference in October.

    Dr. Barlow was named Superintendent of the Year for *district 5 which is one of nine districts statewide. School Superintendents of Alabama interview each finalist and announce the state’s overall winner on November 1.

    “Dr. Barlow’s ability to lead our school system with a heart of service and drive for continuous growth allows our students, teachers and staff to reach their full potential on a daily basis,” Mountain Brook Schools Board of Education President, Jeffrey Brewer, said.

    Dr. Barlow has served as Mountain Brook’s Superintendent since 2009. He was Assistant Principal at Mountain Brook High School from 1996-2001 before being named the school’s Principal (2001-2008). He served as the district's Assistant Superintendent from 2008-2009.

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    *District 5 includes 15 school systems + Alabama School of Fine Arts