Degrees and Certifications:
A.S. Mathematics The University of North Georgia, 1998 B.S. Mathematics Piedmont College, 2000 M.A.T. Secondary Mathematics Education Piedmont College, 2001 Ed.S. Instructional Technology The University of Georgia, 2005 Online Teaching Endorsement Pioneer RESA, 2012 Performance-Based Leadership Certification Valdosta State University, 2014
Mr. Tony McCullers
Tony McCullers currently serves as the Principal of Colham Ferry Elementary School. The 2019-2020 school year will be his fourth at CFES.
Mr. McCullers has been an educator for 19 years beginning his career as a mathematics teacher at Eastside High School in Covington, Georgia in 2000. While at EHS, Mr. McCullers was an assistant baseball and football coach as well as a club co-sponsor.
In 2005, Mr. McCullers started his tenure in Oconee County teaching mathematics at North Oconee High School. In 2008, he transitioned to the CTAE department where he taught the business and computer science courses at NOHS. During his seven years at North Oconee, Mr. McCullers was the 2009 Teacher of the Year, the CTAE department head, an assistant football coach, the Assistant Head Varsity Baseball Coach, and the sponsor of the Future Business Leaders of America.
Because of his love of teaching and technology, Mr. McCullers moved to the district office of Oconee County Schools to work as an Instructional Technology Specialist in 2012. For three years, he worked closely with the faculty and administrations of all ten of the schools in Oconee County. During this portion of his career, Mr. McCullers earned a mini-grant from the Oconee County Chamber of Commerce, an educator alumni award from Piedmont College, and a certificate of completion of the Oconee County Schools Aspiring Leaders program. It was during this time that Mr. McCullers earned his K-12 certification in Performance-Based Leadership.
After working closely with students and teachers at the elementary and secondary level for three years, Mr. McCullers was given the opportunity to serve as the Assistant Principal of Oconee County Elementary School in 2015. In the spring of 2016, he was awarded the James McClain Leadership Award by the Oconee County Chamber of Commerce. Mr. McCullers began serving as the Principal of Colham Ferry Elementary School in the fall of 2016. Mr. McCullers help lead CFES through the Georgia Department of Education's STEM Certification process in 2017.
Mr. McCullers is a resident of Oconee County with his wife, Julie, an EIP teacher at Dove Creek Elementary School, and his two children, Cam (13) and Maeve (10).