Carroll County School System Announces the Appointment of New Administrators

Mar 21 2019

The Carroll County Board of Education approved the appointment of six new administrators at the board meeting on Thursday, March 21, 2019.

Cameron Tysver was named Director of Exceptional Children Services for the district. Prior to joining the Carroll County family, Ms. Tysver was an Assistant Principal in the Douglas County School System. During her career, she has gained a vast array of experience in special education and leadership and is a member of numerous professional organizations. Ms. Tysver is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology where she earned a bachelor’s degree in science, technology, and culture. She completed her master’s degree in special education and specialist in educational leadership at the University of West Georgia. Ms. Tysver is currently pursuing a doctorate in curriculum studies from Georgia Southern University.

Joseph Grainger has been named Principal of Glanton-Hindsman Elementary School. Mr. Grainger began his career in education ten years ago and has served as an Assistant Principal at Whitesburg Elementary School for three years. He holds a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education from Shorter College, a master’s degree from Walden University in curriculum, instruction, and assessment, and a specialist from Columbus State University in educational leadership.

Kelly Edwards will serve as Principal of Roopville Elementary School. Mr. Edwards has more than 16 years of experience in education. He has been an Assistant Principal in two of the district’s largest schools. In addition to his career, Mr. Edwards serves the community as a volunteer coach, mentor, and Sunday School teacher. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of West Georgia, a master’s degree in educational leadership from Jacksonville State University, and a specialist in educational leadership from Lincoln Memorial University.

Courtney Rogers has been named Principal of Temple Elementary School. Since beginning her education career in 1999, Mrs. Rogers has served in a variety of roles from classroom instruction to district level support services. As a district leader, Mrs. Rogers has been recognized for her efforts in demonstrating excellence in leading sustainable change for school improvement. In 2015, she was presented the Outstanding District Leader in Educational Leadership Award by the Department of Leadership and Instruction at the University of West Georgia. Mrs. Rogers is an active member of the Georgia Association of Educational Leaders (GAEL) and the Student Support Team Association for Georgia Educators (SSTAGE). She earned her bachelor’s degree in child development from the University of Pittsburgh, a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction from Grand Canyon University, an educational specialist from Liberty University, and a Tier 2 educational leadership certificate from the University of West Georgia.

David Clay will serve as Principal of Temple Middle School. Mr. Clay has been at TMS for three years and assumed the role of Interim Principal earlier this school year. He is a 23-year veteran educator and earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of West Georgia, a master’s degree in educational leadership and supervision from Jacksonville State University, and an educational specialist in curriculum and instruction from Lincoln Memorial University.

Landon Odom has been named Principal of Mount Zion High School. Mr. Odom has been an educator for the past 12 years and has served as Interim Principal of MZHS since December 2018. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration, a master’s degree in business education, and a specialist in educational leadership all from the University of West Georgia.

“We are excited to have these highly-qualified leaders in our district. Each of them brings a wealth of experience, passion, and commitment to ensure Carroll County students continue to learn, grow, and succeed,” stated Scott Cowart, Superintendent of Carroll County School System.