Kyle Whitfield is using more than as principal at Wren High College in Piedmont immediately after serving as assistant principal for five several years.
Seth Youthful, the previous principal, has taken a position in Pickens County as Assistant Superintendent of Human Means, superintendent Robbie Binnicker stated.
Whitfield grew up in Homeland Park and graduated from Westside High Faculty just before he commenced a journey into ministry.
His programs at Lee University in Tennessee involved reading the Bible in Greek and pastoral courses, but he later switched to a history important.
“I am a incredibly spiritual man or woman, I felt like God was calling me into schooling,” he explained.
He then got qualified by way of the System of Option Certification for Educators, for graduates who have a foundation know-how but have to have teaching certification, and started his vocation at McCants Middle University with 7th quality, where he also coached soccer and basketball.
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Whitfield’s empathetic identity has always matched well with the large school age and he is loved the job even though generally searching to have enjoyable.
“They’re a lot easier to talk to and perhaps a small less complicated to relate to,” he claimed.
He has a total of 14 years encounter in training like his initially administration part as assistant principal at Pickens Center College.
Whitfield and his spouse have two sons, a 3rd grader and a 9th grader who will also be at Wren Superior Faculty with him.
The changeover from teaching to administration was a organic pull for him, one particular he credits to mentors who encouraged him.
“It truly is a dream occupation, remaining assistant principal there and now staying able to shift into the principal change,” Whitfield explained. “It can be a wonderful university, fantastic kids, wonderful college, great group.”
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Whitfield commences the new part this week. He is targeted on foremost the faculty when prioritizing the wants of college students, he reported.
He’s excited the university will get started a new initiative this year on Wednesdays the place instructors are supplied extra time to collaborate and program with each other.
In a country now having difficulties with instructor burnout and turnover, Whitfield sees the value in local community, he said.
“I’ve been in a good deal of distinct universities and I imagine management tends to make a change,” he reported. “A person of the reasons we have had a lot less turnover in our faculty… is since we do aid lecturers.”
The teaching profession has turn into extra tough since he begun 14 many years back, he claimed, but his goal is to guidance them the way he wanted as a trainer.
“I want to make a family atmosphere as a great deal as I can at Wren,” he explained.
Sarah Sheridan is the community reporter in Anderson. She’d respect your aid telling essential stories access her at [email protected] or on twitter @saralinasher.