Brazier Elected Social Studies Consortium President
Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) Social Science Supervisor William F. Brazier has been elected president of the Virginia Consortium of Social Studies Specialists and College Educators.
Brazier’s term of office will begin in March 2013. He will serve the time before that as president-elect and the year following his term as president emeritus.
The Consortium is an affiliate of the Virginia Council for the Social Studies and is a local affiliate of the National Council for the Social Studies. It represents personnel who have the responsibility for developing and implementing social studies education programs.
Brazier has overseen LCPS’ social science program sinceJanuary 2003. In this role, he develops budgets and plans for all facets of curriculum implementation, data collection, teacher training and resource acquisition. Among his accomplishments in this role is the introduction of six elective high school courses with a global emphasis. Brazier also has directed the implementation of two $1 million Teaching American History Grants from the U.S. Department of Education.
Before becoming a division-level supervisor, Brazier was the social sciences chair at Stone Bridge High School from 2000-2003 and a classroom teacher at Loudoun County High School from 1991 to 2000.
Brazier holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Boston College, a master of international affairs degree from Columbia University and a master’s degree in liberal studies from George Mason University.