Dr. Kelley Castlin-Gacutan was sworn in as Interim Superintendent of the Bibb County School District on December 19, 2014.
Dr. Kelley Castlin-Gacutan joined the Bibb
County School District in 2012 as the Deputy Superintendent of School
Prior to that, she served as the Director of
the Center for Teacher Preparation and assistant professor for
undergraduate and graduate education programs at Shorter University. In
addition to her university experience, Dr. Castlin-Gacutan has spent the
majority of her 20 years in education in the K-12 sector as a classroom teacher,
assistant principal, principal and district-level administrator. Her
classroom teaching experiences include teaching high school English in
Kagoshima, Japan, for the Japanese Ministry of Education.
Dr. Castlin-Gacutan earned her Bachelor of
Science in Psychology from Tennessee State University, her Master of Education
in Early Childhood Education from Brenau University and her Doctorate in
Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University.
“It is with great pride and
enthusiasm that I accept the role of Interim Superintendent of the Bibb County
School District. I have been employed with the school district since October
2012. During this time, I have worked very closely with Central Office
administrators, principals and support staff in my capacity as the Deputy
Superintendent of School Operations,” said Dr. Castlin-Gacutan. “As the Interim
Superintendent, I will work to continue the efforts made by my predecessor, Dr.
Steve Smith, as well as work to accomplish the necessary tasks to successfully
complete the 2014-2015 school year. I would like to thank the Board of
Education for giving me the opportunity to serve the Bibb County School
District students, staff, parents and community partners in the role of Interim
Superintendent. I am committed to doing my very best to represent the system