Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. Jaybez F. Floyd
Mr. Floyd grew up in Hart County and is a graduate of Hart County High School. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree and his Master’s degree from Carson-Newman College and holds an Education Specialist degree in school administration from Lincoln Memorial University. Mr. Floyd began his teaching career as a teacher and coach at West Rome High School in 1989. He served as assistant football coach at Carson-Newman College from 1990 to 1994 and as an instructional supervisor at Dalton High School from 1994 to 2001. Mr. Floyd worked as assistant principal of Cartersville High School and then as principal of Cartersville High School from 2001 to 2012. He most recently served as principal of Lowndes High School in Valdosta, Georgia. Mr. Floyd is married to the former Mandy Ottinger of Dalton, Georgia. The Floyd’s have two children, Justin, a recent graduate of Furman University, and Madison a freshman at Carson Newman University.