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Superintendent's Message

Dr. Carrie Booher


Carrie Booher, Ed.D.


Kari Willis
Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent


The Superintendent of Schools is appointed by the Social Circle Board of Education and serves as Chief Executive Officer of Social Circle City Schools.  Key functions supported through the Office of the Superintendent include governance, strategic planning, accountability, curriculum and instruction, human resources, finance, safety, student support services, and communications for the continuous improvement of student, school, and system performance.

Superintendent's Message

Dear Social Circle City Schools Families, 

It is the mission of the Social Circle City Schools district to empower all of our students in the Social Circle City Schools with an excellent and equitable education.  We work to ensure that every child we serve has access to the knowledge and skills needed to become mindful, productive, and empowered citizens.  We will continue to provide a safe and positive learning environment while implementing Social-Emotional Learning in order to promote the mental well-being of both students and staff. We work diligently to review and revise curriculum and instructional priorities in order to ensure effective and engaging instruction and assessment.  As always, we will meet our children where they are and celebrate their achievements every step of the way!  We know that we will make our best improvements by putting students first in all decision-making.  We appreciate and utilize stakeholder feedback in all of our planning efforts.  I am honored to partner with our families, school board members, community members, and staff members to help all of our students maximize their potential.  


Dr. Carrie Booher, Superintendent
Social Circle City Schools

About the Superintendent:

Dr. Carrie Booher joined SCCS as principal of Social Circle High School in 2014 and later transitioned from school to district-level administration becoming the assistant superintendent in 2018. She was named associate superintendent in 2021.  Booher’s appointment as superintendent began on  Oct. 8, 2022.  “Dr. Booher has a strong history of providing leadership in our district with a keen focus on what is best for students. She has successfully supported our progress on many strategic priorities,” said Board Chair John Callahan. “The Board is excited about the direction of learning in Social Circle City Schools under Dr. Booher’s leadership.” 

Booher began her career in education as a school counselor in Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) in 1996 and has been working to remove barriers to learning for students in various roles and positions ever since. In 2000, she served as an assistant principal on a special assignment to the Office of Research and Accountability in the Division of Organizational Advancement in GCPS. In 2002, she led the Office of Student Academic Support & Advisement as director of the counseling and advisement programs. Prior to joining SCCS, Dr. Booher also served as an assistant principal at South Gwinnett and Grayson High Schools.  

Booher holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Georgia, a master’s degree in school counseling from Georgia State University, and a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Georgia. She is married to her husband, Paul, and they have two children, John Paul (2022 graduate of SCHS) and Caroline (current SCHS student). She is thankful that her children have enjoyed the excellent educational opportunities provided in Social Circle City Schools.