Michael Steele has been named because the principal of Columbia Central Excessive College, efficient July 1, 2022.
From 2010 to the current, Steele was the chief principal at Stratford STEM College in Nashville. Along with these most up-to-date roles, Steele labored at Antioch Excessive College, Hillsboro Excessive College, Litton Center College, Bailey Center College, Inglewood Elementary, Maplewood Excessive College, and Whites Creek Excessive College in a number of totally different capacities.
Steele served within the U.S. Marine Corps for 4 years, incomes a meritorious promotion from boot camp, turning into a Coaching NCO, Fight Swimming Teacher, NCO Alcohol and Abuse Counselor, Squad Chief, Good Conduct Chief, and acquired a Life-Saving Award. Steele additionally served in regulation enforcement for 10 years. Steele led and mentored college students at College Christian College as principal from 2008-2010.
Steele acquired a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Columbia Faculty in Missouri, then a Grasp of Science in Psychology and 1 Counseling from Troy College in Alabama. In 2014, Dr. Steele earned his Doctorate in Studying Organizations & Strategic Change from Lipscomb College in Nashville. In 2022, Steele was appointed to serve on the Requirements Advice Committee for the State of Tennessee.
Steele’s certifications are in Steering and Counseling from the Florida Division of Schooling, Administration from the Florida Division of Schooling, Administration from the Affiliation of Christian Faculties, and at the moment, Administration from the Tennessee Division of Schooling.
“I could not be extra honored to have been chosen to steer Columbia Central Excessive College and the Lion Nation,” Steele mentioned. “The Lions and Columbia Central are the highest of the spear in schooling and can proceed to excel in every part we do, permitting no excuses shifting ahead towards excellence. We’ll concentrate on our college students and workers and do nice issues sooner or later.
“I’m excited for Dr. Steele to grow to be a part of the MCPS household,” Superintendent Lisa Ventura mentioned. “His diverse expertise inside and outdoors of public schooling opens thrilling prospects for Columbia Central HS.”