Dr. James Bailey has been selected as the Adult Education and Transition to Work Supervisor for the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System. Dr. Bailey has over 13 years of administrative experience, most recently serving as the principal of Whites Creek High School in Nashville. Under his leadership, the school experienced a 20 percent increase in the graduation rate. Dr. Bailey was named Principal of the Year for Middle Tennessee in February 2020.
Dr. Bailey was with Metro Nashville Public Schools for 17 years. He served as assistant principal at Hillsboro and Pearl Cohn high schools and as a teacher at Jere Baxter Middle School.
He earned his doctorate in Administrator Leadership from Walden University, an education specialist degree in Administration and Supervision from Middle Tennessee State University, a master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Tennessee State University, and a B.A. in Bible and Theology from American Baptist College.