Mike P. Nicely, Principal

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Mr. Nicely attended George Mason University and earned an undergraduate degree in History and a graduate degree in Education Leadership.  He has worked for Prince William County Schools for over twenty years at Hampton Middle School as an assistant principal, teacher, coach and security assistant. In addition, he has also served on the administrative teams at Stonewall Middle School and Marsteller Middle School and has been an International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program Coordinator.

Mr. Nicely lives in the Fredericksburg area with his wife and daughter. In his spare time, he is a dance dad and a youth softball coach. He loves the Beatles, Muppets and visiting Walt Disney World.  Mr. Nicely believes in establishing positive relationships with students and parents, providing student centered learning activities that are engaging and rigorous, and creating a caring environment where all students feel supported, valued and successful.

 

Brian Coleman, Assistant Principal

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Mr. Coleman is honored & excited to be the new Assistant Principal at UBMS. This will be his 23rd year working in Prince William County Schools. He started his teaching career at Fred Lynn Middle for 10 years, 3 years at Saunders Middle as a teacher & Teacher on Administrative Assignment, one year at Rippon Middle as the Administrative intern and the last 8 years as the Assistant Principal at Potomac Middle. 

Mr. Coleman was born in Washington D.C. and graduated from Mt. Vernon High school in Alexandria VA. He graduated from Wesley College in Dover, DE with a B.S. in Elementary Education in 1998 and received his M. Ed. in Education Leadership from George Mason University in 2008.

He and his wife have two beautiful boys ages 10 and 8 years old who love playing soccer, basketball, and video games. Mr. Coleman believes that all students have the ability to be successful and with our great educators we can help them reach their full potential.   With hard work, dedication, and communication we can help all students be great students here at Unity Braxton Middle School 


Tara Kidwell, Assistant Principal

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Mrs. Kidwell received her B.S. from Montana State University in 2000 and earned her M. Ed. in Education Leadership from George Mason University in 2009. Her teaching career began at Stonewall Middle School in 2001 as a sixth grade Language Arts teacher. For 10 years, teaching, coaching, and serving the school as a teacher leader was her passion. In 2011, Mrs. Kidwell moved into administrative positions within the Prince William County School division, returning back to Stonewall Middle School as the Assistant Principal in 2017. When not serving her school community, Mrs. Kidwell enjoys cooking, watching football, and spending time outdoors (camping and boating) with her husband, son, family, and friends.


 

Edward Schultz, Assistant Principal

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Mr. Schultz received his B.A. in Adolescence and Special Education with a concentration in Social Studies from Niagara University and earned his M.Ed. in Educational Administration from the University at Buffalo. He later went on to receive his Educational Leadership endorsement from Longwood University. Mr. Schultz began his teaching career at WNY Maritime Charter school in Buffalo, NY. Pursuing nicer weather, Mr. Schultz and his family moved to Virginia in 2011. Mr. Schultz taught Social Studies and coached within PWC until 2019, when accepted the position of Assistant Principal at Stonewall Middle School. Mr. Schultz is excited to help build a positive school culture that allows students to build relationships within their classrooms, school, and community.