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Craft Named DPS Chief of Student Services and Activities

The Dalton Board of Education has approved Dr. Steven Craft as the chief of student services and activities for the district, effective April 10.

Dr. Craft currently serves as the director of athletics for Fulton County Schools in Atlanta, Georgia, where he has worked since 2012. Prior to that, he was the assistant principal/athletic director at Pope High School in Cobb County Schools in Marietta. Dr. Craft has over 24 years of education experience. He currently serves on the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) Board of Trustees and the GHSA State Executive Committee.

Dr. Craft received his Bachelor of Science in Broad Field Social Science Education from the University of Georgia, Athens, and his Master of Education in Educational Leadership from Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, Alabama. He also holds an education specialist degree in curriculum and instruction from Piedmont College, in Demorest, Georgia, and a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

As chief of student services and activities, Dr. Craft will provide leadership, communications, and assistance to district administrators and staff in the development, implementation, and evaluation of all student support services including the district student athletic program. He will also oversee and ensure district wide-compliance and fiscal accountability of all programs under his supervision.

“We are excited to bring Dr. Craft to Dalton Public Schools,” said Dr. Tim Scott “He brings a wealth of knowledge from his experience working as a central office administrator, school administrator, teacher, and coach. We look forward to having Dr. Craft join our team and serve our students and staff."