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Dr. Carl Knowlton

Interim Superintendent
carl.knowlton@henry.k12.ga.us
770.957.6601

 

Judy Ellis, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent
judy.ellis@henry.k12.ga.us  |  770.957.6601

 

  • The Superintendent of Schools is appointed by the Henry County Board of Education and serves as Chief Executive Officer of Henry County Schools.  Key functions supported through the Office of the Superintendent include governance, strategic planning, accountability, and communications for the continuous improvement of student, school, and system performance.
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  • Dr. Carl Knowlton was appointed Interim Superintendent of Henry County Schools, effective March 7, 2024. Prior to serving in this role, he served as Chief Human Resources Officer for HCS and Chief of Staff to former Superintendent Mary Elizabeth Davis.

    Dr. Knowlton has served Henry County Schools for more than 20 years, beginning as assistant principal of then-Henry County Middle School in 2002. He went on to become assistant principal of Austin Road Elementary School and founding principal of Tussahaw Elementary School, before transitioning to the District Office in 2014 to serve as Executive Director of Human Resources.

    He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education, as well as Master of Education and Education Specialist degrees in educational administration from Arkansas State University. He also holds a Doctor of Education degree in educational and organizational leadership from Nova Southeastern University.

    With a wealth of experience at all levels – from teacher to principal to district-level executive – Dr. Knowlton understands the importance of positively connecting with school board members, employees, families, businesses, local/state officials, and most importantly students.

    “I truly believe that creating and maintaining strong and positive professional relationships matter,” said Dr. Knowlton. “Together, we will continue to ensure that exceptional academic outcomes for all students are not by chance, but an expectation as we continue Winning for Kids across Henry County Schools.”

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  • The District Strategic Priorities outline the collective focus and goals of Henry County Schools.  The priorities will be developed into a long term Strategic Plan that will be reviewed and updated annually to ensure it remains current and relevant in communicating the district’s direction for continuous improvement. 

     

    To view the Henry County Schools Strategic Priorities Status Report, please click HERE.
     
    For assistance, please contact Chief of Staff to the Superintendent, at 770-957-6601.  

     

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