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Floyd County Schools Announces New Principal/CEO of College and Career Academy

Floyd County Schools Announces New Principal/CEO of College and Career Academy

Effective July 1, 2022, Dr. John Rhodarmer will be the new face leading the way at the Floyd County College and Career Academy (CCA). Currently, he serves as principal at Armuchee High School (AHS) and has been with Floyd County Schools (FCS) for 14 years, eight of those years as an administrator.

“Dr. Rhodarmer has demonstrated great skill at promoting his school and developing relationships with the staff and students at Armuchee High School which I believe will make him very successful in his new role at the College and Career Academy. I look forward to seeing the CCA grow under his leadership,” said Dr. White.

Dr. Rhodarmer has great experience as an educator, coach, and administrator. He served as an assistant principal at Coosa High School for three years prior to taking on his current position. His roles included being a social studies professional learning leader and teacher, administrative intern, trainer/consultant for the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program, assistant coach for baseball and softball, and local school governance team faculty representative. Dr. Rhodarmer earned his Bachelor’s of Science in History and Political Science and teaching certification from Shorter College, Master’s of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from LaGrange College, Education Specialist degree in School Leadership from Berry College, and Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership from Samford University.

“I am very grateful and excited for the opportunity to serve as the next leader of the Floyd County College and Career Academy. In his time at the CCA, Mr. Watters worked to create meaningful relationships between our Floyd County students and our local schools, businesses, health care providers, industries, manufacturers, and community leaders. I look forward to working with the excellent CCA students, staff, and board of directors to build upon the important work of helping provide our students with meaningful opportunities and our local economy with a viable 21st century workforce and future leaders,” said Dr. Rhodarmer.

“The Floyd County College and Career Academy students and faculty welcome Dr. John Rhodarmer to our team. I am excited to begin working with him to ensure that the CCA continues to work with Business and Industry for local economic development,” said current CCA principal/CEO Eric Waters.

Eric Waters is retiring at the end of this school year after 15 years at the CCA where he spent two years as an assistant principal and 13 years as the CCA principal/CEO.

Please join Floyd County Schools in welcoming Dr. Rhodarmer to the CCA Principalship as he transitions to this administrative position beginning July 1, 2022.

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