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  • About North Broward Preparatory School

    North Broward Preparatory is a long-established school offering robust curricula that promotes individualized learning, creativity and critical thinking.

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Alex Birchenall

Alex Birchenall, Middle School Principal

Middle School Principal

Alex is starting a new role as Middle School Principal after working as the Assistant Principal for the past seven years.

Alex is starting a new role as Middle School Principal after working as the Assistant Principal for the past seven years. During his time at NBPS Alex has helped to shape the landscape of the Middle School through the implementation of innovative programs that have impacted the quality of the teaching and learning.

Alex holds a Bachelor's Degree in psychology from the University of Delaware and a Master's Degree in Social Studies Education from Columbia University's Teachers College.  For many years, Alex has played an integral role in the school's leadership team, working across divisions to develop and implement academic and technology initiatives, and teacher development.

Alex is married to Jenny Birchenall, who teaches 4th grade in the Lower School at North Broward Prep, and they are the proud parents of Sophia and Emily who both attend the Lower School as well.