Fhonda Strong was named assistant principal at New Manchester High School at the January 4, 2011 Douglas County Board of Education meeting. "I am delighted to have Fhonda join New Manchester High School as our assistant principal for curriculum and instruction," said New Manchester High School Principal Connie Craft. "She is the first link in building a strong administrative team for our school and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our new school, including an extensive math background."
"As a native of Douglas County and a product of the Douglas County School System, I feel that I have a personal commitment to this county," Mrs. Strong said. "My vested interest in the future of the students in this community started many years ago and has remained true since the beginning of my teaching career."
A 14 year veteran employee, Mrs. Strong has been a Math Instructional Coach for the district since 2009. She was an educator at Chapel Hill High School, 1999-2009, serving as an Administrative Assistant, 2007-2009, and was previously a math teacher and math department chair there. Mrs. Strong taught math at Lithia Springs High School, 1998-1999, and Chapel Hill Middle School, 1997-1998.
Mrs. Strong's educational credentials include: University of West Georgia, Ed.S and L5, Educational Leadership; Piedmont College, M.Ed, Mathematics; and University of Georgia, B.S. Ed, Mathematics.
"It has been an honor of mine to be able to contribute to the well-being of the Douglas County community and I look forward to the opportunities I will have to impact students at New Manchester High School," said Mrs. Strong.