Dr. Patrick Carter was approved as Principal of Livingston Elementary School Tuesday night.
Carter will begin his work at Livingston Elementary School on Oct. 1.
He currently serves as the secondary special education coordinator at the district office. Carter holds a doctorate degree from the Capella University, a master of education with a special emphasis on mathematics from Christian Brothers University in Tennessee and a bachelor of arts from Morehouse College.
Carter began his work at Bolton High School in 2001 as a mathematics teacher. He played a variety of roles over the years, from a freshman academy liaison in Riverdale, Georgia, to an assistant principal at Live Oak Elementary School. Since 2007, Carter has served students in the Newton County School System.
“I am confident Dr. Carter is committed to the students, faculty, staff, and community of Livingston Elementary School,” NCSS Superintendent Samantha Fuhrey said. “He has high expectations of students and staff and intends to ensure that all students are positioned to achieve their dreams. Dr. Carter expects that all students who exit Livingston Elementary School will be well-prepared to face the challenges of middle school and beyond.”