DCSS Administrative Appointments and Changes for 2017-2018
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Friday, July 07, 2017

Four veteran Douglas County School System administrators have been named school principals effective with the 2017-2018 school year. In addition, six people have been named new assistant principals and six other assistant principals will have new school assignments this school year.

Four New Principals:

There are two new elementary school principals. Dr. Emily Felton is the new Sweetwater Elementary School principal. She was the assistant principal at Sweetwater since 2016. Eastside Elementary School’s new principal is Timothy Jenkins. He served as assistant principal at Annette Winn Elementary School since 2014.

Fhonda Strong is the only new principal at the middle school level. She was named Fairplay Middle School’s new principal for the upcoming school year after serving as the school’s assistant principal since March 2015.

Gary Morris was named the Director of the Douglas County College and Career Institute (CCI) and is the only new top level high school administrator. He served as an assistant principal at Chapel Hill High School since 2008.

Six New Assistant Principals Named:

·         Juan Bell is the assistant principal at Annette Winn Elementary School. He was an instructional lead teacher at Beulah Elementary School since 2014.

·         Tameka Scott is the assistant principal at Sweetwater Elementary School. She was an instructional lead teacher at Sweetwater since 2014.

·         Jaslyn Dukes is an assistant principal at Turner Middle School. She has served Turner since 2012 as a guidance counselor and most recently also as an assistant principal on assignment.

·         Keith Racine is an assistant principal at Chestnut Log Middle School. He was a Clayton County educator for nine years.

·         Christy Shackelford is the assistant principal at Fairplay Middle School. She was the media specialist at Chapel Hill Middle School since 2014.

·         Kim Smith is an assistant principal at Stewart Middle School. She was the school’s educational evaluator since 2015.

 

Six Current Assistant Principals Changing Schools:

·         Dr. Paul Collins is an assistant principal at Beulah Elementary School after serving at Burnett Elementary School.

·         Marketa George is assistant principal at Burnett Elementary after serving at Beulah Elementary School.

·         E. W. Tolbert is an assistant principal at Turner Middle School after serving at Stewart Middle School.

·         Daryl Holman is an assistant principal at Lithia Springs High School after serving at Factory Shoals Middle School.

·         Caroline Whitt is an assistant principal at Factory Shoals Middle School after serving at Lithia Springs High School.

·         Michal Sims is an assistant principal at Chapel Hill High School after serving at Chestnut Log Middle School.