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From the Headmaster – Welcome to TMI!

Fr. Scott Brown, Head of School
 
Welcome to TMI Episcopal! Celebrating 126 years since its founding, TMI has been a part of shaping the lives of many distinguished figures in history, both in San Antonio and abroad. It is my sincere pleasure to welcome you to our school, and I invite you to visit our beautiful campus to see for yourself the wonderful community and experience that TMI has to offer.

Our school’s mission is focused on developing lifelong servant leaders, following the teachings of Jesus Christ, while providing students with an excellent educational community in which to be challenged and prepared for prestigious four-year colleges and universities, service academies, and studies abroad. The passion and commitment of our faculty helps students to develop their full potential and give them opportunities in service and leadership.

The core values that guide our school center on wisdom, integrity, service, excellence, and reverence. Faculty, staff, and students strive for character, living by the TMI Honor Code. Faculty share their passion for every subject and nurture students to develop intellectual curiosity. We strive for devotion, to grow in our relationship with the Source and Meaning of our existence, living as a community that reveres God by respecting others and preserving our natural world. Through service, we teach our students empathy and compassion while excellence is carried out in everything we do, from the athletic field to the classroom.

I hope you’ll join us in this commitment to our children’s future by becoming a part of the TMI community.

The Rev. Scott J. Brown
Head of School 
 

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    On March 1, 2017, The Rev. Scott Brown joined TMI Episcopal as the 31st Head of School, selected by the TMI Board of Governors. Well known to many in the community, Fr. Scott previously served as Chaplain of TMI from 2004-2007.

    For over nine years, Fr. Scott served as Rector of St. Alban’s Church and School in Harlingen, Texas. There, he was an energetic, creative, and visionary leader of a thriving church (250 active families) and school (235 students). He was responsible for spiritual formation, long-range planning, pastoral care and counseling, parish administration and finances. During his tenure, the church experienced a 38% increase in Sunday attendance, an enrollment increase of almost 20%, and grew the operating budget by 45%.

    Fr. Scott describes his leadership style as collaborative and focuses on building strong teams.  He states, “I work with our school’s faculty and staff on a daily basis and am always mindful of my role for this community, especially our teachers. I believe that it is my responsibility to build up our faculty and staff, and to support them in their vocation.”

    Fr. Scott has been involved in some aspect of school ministry continuously since 1994. He has coached football and basketball at St. Joseph High School in Victoria, served as Assistant Rector at St. David’s Church and School in San Antonio, chaplain at TMI, and almost ten years at St. Alban’s Church and School. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Communications from the University of Houston in Victoria, and holds a Master of Divinity degree from the University of the South (Sewanee) in Tennessee.

    In the intervening years since his departure from TMI in 2007, Fr. Scott participated in the Integral Leadership Program of the Stagen Leadership Institute in Dallas. By invitation only, he began the year-long program in 2011. Stagen’s clients are some of the most successful businesses in the country today, including a number of Fortune 400 companies.

    Fr. Scott, who was the first clergy to ever participate in the program, earned a “black belt” from Stagen, a symbol of mastery that is handed out to only the top leaders in each class. He was then invited to join the Stagen faculty as the firm’s first-ever adjunct facilitator. Since 2013, he has taught founders, executives, and leaders a variety of tools and practices such as Attention Management, Escaping the Drama Triangle, Conscious Communication, Understanding People, Committed Action, and Meaning. He has also brought the principles and practices of Stagen to the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas by facilitating at Clergy Conferences and pioneering the Diocese’s Clergy Leadership Program.

    Scott is married to Kimberly, whose family is from Utopia, Texas, ninety miles west of San Antonio. She is a Physician Assistant and the owner of Saunders Senior Living, a Residential Care facility in Uvalde, Texas. Scott and Kimberly have three children: Parker, Christopher, and Angelene.

    “I believe in encouraging by word and example; exercising daily the habits of good communication, mutual respect, and trustworthy collaboration; always striving to be a faithful steward of not only facilities and finances, but most importantly, the people I serve.”
 

Pillars of TMI

Academics • Athletics • Military • Spirituality
MISSION: TMI provides an exceptional education with values based on the teachings of Jesus Christ that challenge motivated students to develop their full potential in service and leadership.

NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATORY POLICY AS TO STUDENTS
Texas Military Institute (dba TMI Episcopal) admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.
TMI Episcopal
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