Mrs. Davis has 20 years of experience in education as a teacher and as an Instructional Coach. She has been with the Griffin-Spalding County School System for 13 years and comes to Griffin High School from Carver Road Middle School where she served as an Instructional Support Leader and coach.
Mrs. Davis earned her Master’s degree in Middle Grades Education from Fort Valley State University and her Master’s in Educational Leadership from University of West Georgia.
“I am thrilled to embark on another journey in my quest to serve students and continue to grow professionally. I look forward to serving the Griffin community in this new position as the faculty, staff, parents and I work together to guide students toward growth, achievement, and fostering youth to become adults of strong character,” said Mrs. Davis.
Dr. Wheeler comes to GHS from Tucker High School in DeKalb County. He is administrator of the GHS Freshman Academy, Social Studies Department, World Language Department, and JROTC Department. Dr. Wheeler has 21 years experience in education as an exceptional education teacher and teacher support specialist. He taught at McNair High School, and was the head girls basketball and volleyball coach for 11 years. He also taught at Hightower Elementary and coached the boys basketball at Dunwoody High School. Dr. Wheeler is a Teacher Keys Effectiveness System evaluator at Tucker High School.
Dr. Wheeler earned a Bachelor of Science from Brenau University. He earned a Master’s in Educational Leadership from Troy State University. He earned an Education Specialist Degree in Education Leadership from Argosy University, Sarasota, Florida. Dr. Wheeler earned a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership from Argosy University.
He looks forward to being a part of the Griffin High School family, which strives for excellence. His favorite sayings are “Nothing is impossible,” and “Never look down on anyone, unless you are looking down to pick them up.” Go Bears!
Mr. Simmons comes to GHS by way of the United Arab Emirates -- where he spent the last five years as deputy school principal and director of student services. He has 21 years of experience in teaching, counseling and administration. Prior to working for the U.A.E, Mr. Simmons worked for school districts in New York, Maryland and Georgia.
He earned a Bachelor of Science and Master of Education from South Carolina State University. He obtained an Education Specialist in Educational Leadership from Cambridge College.
“I am excited and appreciative to work with and for the Griffin High School community. I am eagerly looking forward to all of the positive things each school year will bring for our students, parents and staff.”
Dr. Bouknight, a native of Warner Robins, Georgia, comes to GHS with 18 years of experience within Fulton County Schools. She served as an interrelated resource teacher and instructional support teacher at the elementary and high school levels. She has six years of experience as an assistant principal at the elementary and middle school levels.
She earned a Bachelor's Degree in Biology (1994), Master's in Interrelated Special Education (2002), and Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership from Clark Atlanta University (2010).
Dr. Bouknight is elated to serve the scholars, parents, staff, and Griffin community. She believes scholars are "entitled to experience expected excellence every day!"