Dr. Mullins’ educational career began at Cocoa Beach Jr/Sr High School in 1994 as a mathematics teacher, Varsity Soccer Coach and Class sponsor. He later served as an Assistant Principal at Southwest Middle and Palm Bay High before becoming Principal of Clearlake Middle School in 2005. As principal, he led the school to improved student achievement, maintained an “A” grade from the FLDOE and attained an authorized International Baccalaureate Program. He then became an Area Superintendent where he directly supervised 29 schools in south Brevard, serving 25,000+ students across a diverse population. While Area Superintendent, schools maintained increased VAM scores and Instructional Culture Index scores above national averages.
Since, Dr. Mullins has served Brevard Public Schools as Deputy Superintendent/COO, leading the revitalized strategic plan and initiating the district’s first efficiency review process to improve organization processes. In July 2018, he was appointed as Superintendent. Since then Dr. Mullins has overseen the district’s 2021 accreditation process by earning 345 points on a scale of 100-400, an increase from 250 the district earned during the 2016 accreditation process, the launch of Thrive by Five, a community-wide early literacy initiative, and maintaining an “A-rated” district with consistency improved graduation rates among all subgroups of students.
Dr. Mullins earned a bachelor’s degree from Florida State University. Master’s and Doctorate degrees were earned from the University of Central Florida in Educational Leadership.
Currently Dr. Mullins serves on the board for the Florida Association of District School Superintendents (FADSS), the Junior Achievement of the Space Coast and is a Florida PALM Board of Trustee member. He is a Leadership Florida and Lead Brevard graduate, and has served in the community as a United Way Organization Site Champion, a Take Stock in Children mentor and Children’s Hunger Project advocate.
Although Dr. Mullins was not born in Florida, he is a Brevardian by marriage. He and his wife Laurel, have lived in Brevard since 1994 where they raised three amazing children who are BPS Melbourne High School graduates. In his free time, Dr. Mullins enjoys home improvement projects, building furniture and mountain biking with his wife, Laurel.