Meet Our Principals

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Jeff Cooper, Principal

Education:

  • The University of Georgia – B.S.ED. Mathematics 1990
  • The University of Georgia – M.ED. Leadership 1999
  • Lincoln Memorial University – Ed.S. Educational Leadership 2004

Teaching Experience:

  • East Hall High School – Mathematics 1991–2004
  • East Hall Middle School – Assistant Principal 2004–2007
  • East Hall High School – Principal 2007-Present
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Mrs. Heather Barrett, Assistant Principal

Education:
  • Lincoln Memorial University-Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction
  • Piedmont College- Master of Arts in Teaching
  • North Georgia College and State University – Bachelor of Science
  • Gainesville College- Associate of Science

ESOL Certification Gifted Education Certification

Teaching Experience:
  • East Hall Middle- 2001-2002
  • East Hall High- 2002-present
  • Adjunct Instructor- Piedmont College- Spring and Summer 2004

Other Professional Experience:

  • Assistant Cheerleading Coach-East Hall Middle School- 2001-2002
  • Co-sponsor Environmental Club-East Hall High School- 2002-2003
  • Head Varsity Cheerleading Coach-East Hall High School- 2003-2004
  • Assistant Academic Team Coach- 2007-2008
  • Sponsor of SADD- 2008-present
  • P.A.G.E. Member (Professional Association of Georgia Educators)

Mr. George Morgan, Assistant Principal, Athletic Director Education:
  • ED.S. General Educational Administration, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI., 2009
  • M.S., Educational Administration, Eastern Illinois, Charleston, IL 1994
  • B.A., Education/History, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN. 1979
  • Georgia Educator Certificate / Educational Leadership / 2001
  • Texas State one-year certification / 2000
  • Indiana State Provisional Certification / 1985
Teaching Experience:
  • Clarke County School District, Athens, GA 07-2004-to 07-2005
  • Assistant Principal – Cedar Shoals High School
  • Athletic Director
  • Gainesville City Schools, Gainesville, GA. 07-2002 – to 7-2004
  • Assistant Principal – Gainesville Middle School
  • Athletic Director
  • Barrow County Schools, Winder ,GA 08-2000 – 07-2002
  • Assistant Principal – Apalachee High School
  • Roma Independent School District, Roma, TX 01-2000 to 07-2000
  • History Teacher – Roma Middle School
  • Proviso School District, Maywood, IL 09-1985 to 06-1989
  • Teacher/Assistant Coach – Proviso East High School
  • Basketball, Football and Baseball
Other Professional Experience:
  • University of Texas Pan American, Edinburgh, TX 06-1997 to 08-1999
  • Associate Head Men’s Basketball Coach
  • Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY 06-1995 to 06-1997
  • First Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach
  • Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL 06-1989 to 06-1995
  • Assistant Men’s Basketball

  Dr. Renee Carey, Assistant Principal Education
  • Liberty University, Ed.D. Curriculum & Instruction
  • Nova Southeastern University, Ed.S. English Education
  • Piedmont College, Master of Arts in Teaching
  • University of North Georgia, B.A. English
  • Certifications:  Gifted Education Endorsement; Instructional Coach Endorsement
Teaching Experience
  • Newton County (Cousins Middle School)—Instructional Coach 2014-2016
  • Newton County (Cousins Middle School)—Language Arts Teacher 2013-2014
  • Prince Avenue Christian School—High School English Teacher/ Dual Enrollment Instructor for Truett-McConnell College (College English Courses) 2008-2013
  • Lanier Technical College—Adjunct Instructor (College English Courses)—2009-2011
  • Athens Technical College—Full-time Instructor 2005-2008
  • Madison County High School—English Teacher 1992-2003