Bertha Caldwell joined the District from the Winston-Salem Forsyth County District in North Carolina where she served as principal at Mineral Springs Magnet Middle School. Mrs. Caldwell has been in education for more than 30 years and served as a teacher, assistant principal, staff development trainer, and consultant for the Iowa Department of Education. She was named the Winston-Salem Forsyth County Principal of the Year in 2009.
"I am excited and honored to work in this position," Mrs. Caldwell says. "Children are our most important resource. My goal is to be of value to the Bibb County School District and to serve our children well. Their success in school is my number one priority."
Mrs. Caldwell earned her Bachelor of Science in Elementary and Special Education from Norfolk State University in Virginia and her Master of Arts in Special Education from the University of Alabama Birmingham. She earned her Leadership Degree at Iowa State University where she was a Doctoral Candidate in Curriculum and Instruction.
Mrs. Caldwell is a member of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, the National Staff Development Council, the National Association for Secondary Principals, the Society for Organizational Learning, and the National Middle School Association. In North Carolina, she was a member of the Urban League of Winston-Salem and the School Health Alliance Board at Wake Forest University.