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Press Release – April 17, 2012
Jackson named Principal of East Coweta Middle; Vaughan named Principal of Arnco-Sargent
The Coweta County Board of Education has appointed Dr. Schwanda Jackson as Principal of East Coweta Middle School and Vicki Vaughan as principal of Arnco-Sargent Elementary School for the upcoming 2012-13 school year.
Both positions will become effective July 1. The Board made the appointments at a called meeting on April 17, held at the Jackson Street Board of Education office.
East Coweta High School Assistant Principal Dr. Schwanda Jackson – an 18-year educator - was named the new Principal of East Coweta Middle School, taking over for Dr. Nancy Cook, who is retiring.
Jackson began her career at East Coweta High School in 1994 teaching Social studies, and coaching high school girls JV basketball. Jackson also taught Social Studies and served as a high school head girls’ basketball coach from 1996-98 in DeKalb County Schools and 1998-2006 in Griffin-Spalding County Schools. Jackson returned to East Coweta High School in 2006 as an Assistant Principal.
Jackson earned her Bachelor’s degree in Social Studies from the State University of West Georgia in 1994, her Master’s degree in Administration and Supervision from West Georgia in 2002, her Education Specialist degree in Administration and Supervision from West Georgia in 2004, and her Doctorate in Education Leadership from the University of Alabama in 2007.
Welch Elementary School Assistant Princial Vicki Vaughan – a 14-year educator - will become Principal of Arnco-Sargent Elementary School, taking over for Principal Monica Hughes, who is leaving to take another school administrative post within the system.
Vaughan began her education career in 1998 as a 4th grade teacher at Eastside Elementary School, and taught 4th grade at Arbor Springs Elementary School from 1999-2003. She taught 5th grade in Whitfield County Schools, in Dalton, from 2003-04 before returning to Coweta County in 2004 as a 5th grade teacher at Newnan Crossing Elementary. Vaughan became an Assistant Principal at East Coweta High School in 2007, moving to Willis Road Elementary School as an Assistant Principal in 2008 and moving to Welch Elementary School in 2009 as an Assistant Principal.
Vaughan earned her Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education from the State University of West Georgia in 1998, her Master’s degree in Administration and Supervision from West Georgia in 2003, and her Education Specialist degree in Administration and Supervision in 2006 from West Georgia.
Dr. Schwanda Jackson – currently an Assistant Principal at East Coweta High School - has been named as Principal of East Coweta Middle School, starting in the 2012-13 school year.
Vicki Vaughan – currently an Assistant Principal at Welch Elementary School – has been named Principal of Arnco-Sargent Elementary School for the upcoming 2012-13 school year.