Griffin Spalding County School System Meet the Superintendent
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Superintendent Keith Simmons
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Keith Simmons is a veteran educator and has served as teacher, coach, Dean of Students, assistant principal, principal and chief of staff during his 25+ year career in education.
 
Keith Simmons returned to Griffin having served the past five years as Bibb County Schools Chief of Staff. In that position, Simmons managed operations to lead the system in serving 33 schools and over 20,000 students. Before accepting the central office position in Bibb County, Simmons was principal of Griffin High School for six years. During his time at Griffin High, graduation rates increased each year and he showed a commitment to providing additional Career, Technical, and Agricultural Educational (CTAE) opportunities.  He showed a commitment to improving climate, culture and educational equity. Simmons also served in the Monroe County School System as principal. He began his educational career in his hometown of Kissimmee, Florida and he served in the greater Orlando area for the first seven years of his career.
 
His educational training consists of a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Communication from University of the Cumberlands in Kentucky, a Master’s of Arts in Educational Leadership from Barry University in Florida, a Specialist Degree in Curriculum from Walden University and is currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Georgia.  His leadership preparation includes completing the National Superintendents Academy, the AASA Urban Superintendents Academy and the Superintendent Professional Development Program through the Georgia School Superintendents Association. 
  
Additionally, Simmons participated in the Public Education Leadership Project at Harvard University, focusing on developing district policies and practices for improving student attendance. He has presented to national, state, and regional audiences on school improvement, strategic planning, organizational management, leadership development, racial equity, stakeholder communication and supporting schools and families during COVID-19. 
 
He is married to Donna, and they have two sons.

100-Day Entry Plan
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Click HERE to view Superintendent Keith Simmons 100-Day Entry Plan.

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GRCCA Hanger

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GRCCA Forklift Simulator

Rehoboth Road Middle School

Rehoboth Road Middle School

Kennedy Road Middle School

Kennedy Road Middle School

Jordan Hill Elementary

Jackson Road Elementary

Jackson Road Elementary

Jackson Road Elementary

Atkinson Elementary

Orrs Elementary

Orrs Elementary

Orrs Elementary

Anne Street Elementary

Orrs Elementary

Anne Street Elementary

Anne Street Elementary

Anne Street Elementary

Anne Street Elementary

Anne Street Elementary

Atkinson Elementary

Atkinson Elementary

Moore Elementary

Moore Elementary

Moore Elementary

Moore Elementary Pre-K

Moore Elementary

Moore Elementary

Moreland Road Elementary

Carver Road Middle School

Carver Road Middle School

Griffin High School

Carver Road Middle School

Jordan Hill Elementary

Moreland Road Elementary

Moreland Road Elementary

Carver Road Middle School

Moreland Road Elementary

Jordan Hill Elementary

Cowan Road Middle School

Cowan Road Elementary

GSCS School Justice Partnership Meeting