Mr. Brandon Eatman was born and raised in Hampton, Virginia. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Howard University. He also earned a master's degree in educational leadership from George Mason University and an executive master's degree in leadership from Georgetown University.
Mr. Eatman is a 30-year veteran of DC Public Schools, having served as a paraprofessional, kindergarten teacher, Assistant Principal and Principal. Mr. Eatman began his leadership journey as an Assistant Principal at the Capitol Hill Cluster School (Peabody, Watkins, and Stuart-Hobson). After he served two years in that role, he led the Capitol Hill Cluster School for six years as Principal. In 2011, Mr. Eatman became the founding Principal of Capitol Hill Montessori @ Logan where he led for seven years. He left in 2018, to gain valuable experience as an Assistant Principal at Benjamin Banneker Academic High School. During the pandemic, he worked as an Assistant Principal at Phelps A.C.E. High School. He was also an Assistant Principal and Interim Principal at Phelps A.C.E. High School during School Year 2021-2022. In the summer of 2022, Mr. Eatman was hired as the DCPS Secondary Schools Principal in Residence. In this role he served as the Interim Principal at Roosevelt High School, Leckie Education Campus, Hardy Middle School and currently John Eaton Elementary School.
He puts children first and supports teachers and staff members so they can do their jobs effectively. Additionally, he values parents as partners. In his spare time, Mr. Eatman enjoys spending time with his family, watching sports, listening to music and exercising.