Associate Head of School
Director of Lower and Middle School


B.A. Beloit College,
M.A., St. John’s College Graduate Institute
M.A., Stanford University

Brent Hinrichs came to Congressional in 2012 as our Middle School Director. Brent is responsible for the Middle School program, its faculty, and students. Brent has been working in Independent Schools since 1993. Before Congressional, Brent served as the Middle School Head at the Hillbrook School in Los Gatos, CA. Brent has taught Middle School at Sidwell Friends School in Washington D.C., Milton Academy in Milton MA, and Friends Academy in Dartmouth, MA. According to Brent, “Being in schools is always fun and interesting as students always present exciting and new situations. Being around young people each day helps keep us young!” Outside of school, Brent enjoys tennis, biking and exploring the DC area. At home, Brent enjoys spending time with his wife, Evie, and their two children.


“Watching and being a part of the learning process every day is exciting and energizing.”

Alek Dlacic

Facilities Manager

Anika Metcalf

Communications and Multimedia Associate

Bao Dao

Maintenance Staff