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We envision a responsive school district that is focused on students and that is valued and respected by the community. Our mission is to increase student learning by providing students and staff with meaningful, challenging, and engaging educational experiences in a safe and supportive environment.

Are you trying to find one of our departments? Please select one from the Departments menu above or from the list below.

If you're looking for files to download such as the WCS Accountability Report or the Whitfield County Schools Student Discipline Code of Conduct, please visit the District Downloads.


 

Office Directory

The main number for Whitfield County Schools is (706) 217–6780. Key contacts are included in the directory information below.

Board of Education at the Central Office Building

The central office building includes the boardroom used for regular meetings of the Whitfield County Board of Education and houses offices for the superintendent, teaching and learning, assessment and accountability, human resources, federal programs, community and media relations, and finance.

The school district's mailing address is:

Whitfield County Board of Education
P.O. Box 2167
Dalton, Georgia 30721-2167

 

Superintendent – (706) 217-6723

 

Assessment & Accountability – (706) 217–6734

 

Community & Media Relations – (706) 217–6724

 

Federal Programs – (706) 217–6733

 

Finance – (706) 217–6780

 

Human Resources – (706) 217–6720

Fax documents to Human Resources at (706) 260–2216.

 

Teaching and Learning – (706) 217–6731

Fax documents to Teaching and Learning at (706) 217–6755.

  • Karey Williams
    Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning – (706) 217–6731
  • Michelle Caldwell
    Elementary Curriculum Director – (706) 217–6714
  • David Thacker
    Middle School Curriculum Director – (706) 217–6716
  • Tom Appelman
    High School Curriculum Director – (706) 537–3630

 

Operations – (706) 876–7280

The Department of Operations manages facilities, maintenance, school nutrition, school safety and security, technology, and transportation. Fax documents to operations at (706) 281–4357. Its office at 1030 Hill Road, Dalton, Georgia 30721.

  • Mike Ewton
    Assistant Superintendent of Operations – (706) 876–7280
  • Angie Brown
    School Nutrition Director – (706) 876–7280
  • Jim Fugate
    Procurement Officer – (706) 876–7284
  • Rick Holsomback
    Transportation Director – (706) 876–7280
  • Eric Patterson
    Facilities & Safety Director – (706) 876–7280
  • Tim Shaver
    Technology Director – (706) 876–7265

 

Student Support Services – (706) 876–3955

The Support Services Center (SSC) is the hub of operations for exceptional student services, student discipline, social workers, and psychologists.

Contact the Enrollment Center at (706) 876–3955 and the Office for Exceptional Students at (706) 876–3921. Fax documents to (706) 260–2256. The Student Services Center is at 201 East Tyler Street, Dalton, Georgia 30721.

  • Wanda Phillips
    Chief Officer of Support Services – (706) 876–3907
  • Chris Parker
    Director of Support Services – (706) 876–3907

 

Exceptional Student Services – (706) 876–3921

  • Sarah Hoskins
    Director of Exceptional Student Services – (706) 876–3921
  • Lynn Keener
    Administrative Assistant – (706) 876–3921

 

Check out the Data Dashboard at 
dashboard.whitfield.k12.ga.us

We are excited to share data about Whitfield County Schools on our Data Dashboard. Get to know our students by studying demographic information and learn how they are performing academically. The Dashboard also includes financial statistics, staffing information, and more.

 


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