Gene Bratek

Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School has named a new head of school. Gene Bratek will become the ninth headmaster in the school’s history, Holy Innocents’ announced Feb. 7.

Bratek, who takes the post March 1, has headed Marshall School in Duluth, Minn., and for 21 years was headmaster of the Providence Day School in Charlotte, Holy Innocents’ said.

“We are excited for our entire school community to be able to call Gene to serve as the ninth Head of School for Holy Innocents,” Bruce Ford, chair of the school’s search committee, said in a press release issued by Holy Innocents’.

“Gene’s experience, proven academic and administrative leadership and fundraising will be of great benefit to Holy Innocents’ in meeting its mission and in providing our students the very best in education, arts, athletics and facilities.”

Bratek, an Episcopalian, said he was pleased to be joining an Episcopal school.

“The school offers families in the Atlanta area the unique opportunity to have their children learn and grow in an environment that emphasizes spirituality, moral values and character development in coordination with a rigorous academic

program,” he said in the school’s press release.

Joe Earle

Joe Earle

Joe Earle is Editor-at-Large. He has more than 30-years of experience with daily newspapers, including the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and was Managing Editor of Reporter Newspapers.