Dr. Carter named Liv­ingston El­e­men­tary Prin­ci­pal

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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.”

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