Carroll County School System Names Two New Principals

Mar 26 2018

Carroll County School System is pleased to announce the naming of two principals for the 2018-2019 school year. Colleen Jones will serve as Principal of Ithica Elementary School and Alton Bias will serve as Principal of Villa Rica Elementary School.

Mrs. Jones has been with Carroll County Schools since 2007. She most recently served as Assistant Principal of Central High School. Mrs. Jones earned a Bachelor’s degree in History and Secondary Education, a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership, and a Specialist degree in Educational Leadership from the University of West Georgia. She was named Teacher of the Year for Carroll County Schools in 2013. In addition to her duties for Carroll County Schools, Mrs. Jones is also the Alumni Advisor for Delta, Delta, Delta, Beta Iota Chapter, a long-time volunteer for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life and a member of First United Methodist Church in Bremen.

Mrs. Jones stated, “Ithica Elementary School has offered a premier experience to its students, parents and staff for the past 14 years. It is my honor to continue to lead the premier Ithica experience that has enriched the lives of so many.”

Mr. Alton Bias is currently an Assistant Principal at Villa Rica High School. He has been an educator and school leader for the past 20 years. Mr. Bias holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in Management Information Systems from the University of Georgia, as well as a Master’s degree and Specialist in Education from the University of West Georgia. In addition to his role with Carroll County Schools, Mr. Bias enjoys supporting youth sports programs in our community.

Alton Bias stated, “I am extremely excited about becoming the leader of Villa Rica Elementary School and continuing the good work we are doing in the Villa Rica Cluster.  The best is yet to come.”

“Mrs. Jones and Mr. Bias have extraordinary leadership abilities, and I am confident they will continue the tradition of academic excellence in both of these schools,” said Scott Cowart, Superintendent of Carroll County Schools.