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Tim Scott Named Douglas County High School Principal

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Mr. Tim Scott was named Principal of Douglas County High School at the December 6, 2010 Douglas County Board of Education meeting. Mr. Scott will begin his service in Douglas County on February 1, 2011. He and current principal Connie Craft will spend time together during February to ensure a smooth leadership transition. Beginning in March, Ms. Craft, the first principal of New Manchester High School, will concentrate her work on the new high school to prepare for the August 2011 opening.  

"I am excited to have an opportunity to be part of the Tiger family," Mr. Scott said. "I look forward to working collaboratively with our students, faculty and community to provide a quality education for all students in a safe, supportive environment."

A veteran administrator at several high schools in Georgia, Mr. Scott is currently an assistant principal at Lassiter High School in Cobb County. His current responsibilities include special education, science, senior class and discipline coordinator. Mr. Scott worked in Houston County from 1986-2007. His positions there included teacher and coach at Rumble Middle School, 1986-1987; teacher, department chair and coach at Northside High School, 1987-1997 and principal at the school from 2001-2006. He was principal of Houston County Career & Technical Center from 2006-2007. He served as Dublin High School Principal, 2007-2009.

Mr. Scott's educational credentials include: ARGOSY University, currently pursuing Ed.D, Administration and Leadership; Ed.S, Administration and Supervision, Troy State University; M.Ed., Administration and Supervision and M.Ed. Health and Physical Education, Georgia College; and B.S. Health  and Physical Education, Georgia College.

"As a leader I will work to foster a collaborative environment with a team approach to professional learning and student learning," Mr. Scott continued. "I will serve the students, teachers, and community of Douglas County High School and the Douglas County School System with dedication and passion."

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