TUSCALOOSA COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM HIRES NEW SUPERINTENDENT

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The Tuscaloosa County School System has a new leader.

Keri Johnson has been offered the job of superintendent.

Johnson is currently working in the Alabaster City Schools as Coordinator of Secondary Education and Exceptional Education. Alabaster City Schools currently consists of five schools. They include two elementary schools, an intermediate school, a middle school and a high school.

Among other accomplishments, Johnson provided leadership for several local events for students with disabilities, such as the Special Olympics. Johnson also created internship opportunities for high school seniors with disabilities.

During her interview for the superintendent position, Johnson described herself as “a problem solver.”

Johnson replaces Walter Davie, who retired April 30.  An official start date has not yet been announced.

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