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    Superintendent- Dr. Joel Hagood






    Dr. Hagood has spent his entire career in Walker County. He has served as a history teacher, coach, athletic director, assistant principal, principal, and director of curriculum/instruction prior to his current role. He received his Bachelor of Science and Masters degree from the University of Alabama, Educational Specialist degree from the University of Alabama-Birmingham, and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Samford University.


    He and his wife Jennifer have two children, Annleigh and Breck, who attend the Walker County School System.


    The Walker County School System strives to provide a supportive environment to equip students to be successful and prepared for the 21st century workforce.