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Superintendent's Message

Welcome to the Mitchell County School System web site.  Our web site is intended to provide a means of exploring the district's outstanding programs and talented people.  It is important that faculty, staff, parents and the community work together to ensure that, at all times, students success is our number one priority.  Please feel free to contact teachers, counselors, and administrators in regards to your child's education.  As superintendent, I want the district to be as transparent and "parent friendly" as possible.  These are your schools and your children we're educating, and we want you to be fully informed.  "Bridging the Gap" has been our motto and passion and we know together we can continue to accomplish this goal.  Please consider either enrolling your child, if you are not already part of our Eagle family, applying for a job when there is one advertised, or just coming by to visit us here at the Mitchell County Board of Education.

Hello and Welcome Back

We are so excited to welcome back our students and staff for the 2021-2022 school year. During the past eighteen months, our students, staff, and community have faced challenges no one could have imagined. Many in the Mitchell County School System have experienced sickness and loss. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the citizens of Mitchell County.


As we transition into a new school year, our goals are to minimize the impact of COVID-19 and provide great learning experiences for our students that will carry them into the next phase of their academic careers or the workforce. This school year, our desire will be to get back to the new normal. We have learned many lessons during the pandemic. We have learned that we are stronger than the Coronavirus. COVID-19 pushed us in a new direction much faster than we planned. It required us to think and act differently. We learned that as a school system, we must be flexible and agile. We must have the resources, processes, and training to shift seamlessly to a nontraditional instructional delivery platform. However, we must get back to our core mission of teaching and learning.


In closing, I am elated to be your new superintendent. I am looking forward to building relationships with the citizens of Mitchell County. Together let’s create an environment where students can visualize their goals and dreams, see tangible examples, then develop a path that will allow them to make their dreams come true.


It's Great to be an Eagle!

 Rowland Cummings Ed.D.

Superintendent, Mitchell County Schools

Dr. Rowland Cummings,  MCSS Superintendent
Dr. Rowland Cummings has served as principal at Coffee County, was Assistant Principal at Lowndes County High School for seven years and was principal at Staley Middle School in Americus, GA. Dr. Cummings served in the United States Army for four years and the National Guard and Army Reserves for six years.
In his teaching career, Dr. Cummings has taught U.S. History, World History and Social Studies and has served as a head basketball coach and assistant football coach. Dr. Cummings received his Bachelors Degree from the University of Florida in 1986, where he had a football scholarship and was named to the All Academic South Eastern Conference Football Team in 1985. In 2000, he received his Masters Degree in Educational Leadership from Florida A&M University and in 2007 his Specialist Degree from Valdosta State University.  Dr. Cummings received his Doctorate Degree from NOVA Southeastern University in 2013.  




Dr. Rowland Cummings,   Superintendent of Mitchell County School System * 108 South Harney Street * Camilla, GA 31730 * (229) 321-7002