Brock Bethel began his first year as an associate teacher for fifth grade at Columbus Academy at the start of the 2023-24 school year. He came to Academy after having been a teacher for 18 years and time spent as a sales representative with PepsiCo. He holds a degree in kindergarten through eighth grade education from West Liberty University and a master's degree in administration from Ashland University. Brock and his wife Sarah Milks-Bethel, who graduated in the Academy Class of 1998, have a son Jack '33 who attends Academy. 

Brock's favorite thing about Columbus Academy
"Family-oriented atmosphere."

Favorite sports teams
Cleveland Browns and Columbus Blue Jackets

Little-known fact about Brock
"I enjoy playing sports and cooking."

  • West Liberty University , K-8 Education
  • M.A. Ashland University , Administration