The 2015-16 school year will be Kindra Smith's first year at the helm as Principal of Elkins Pointe Middle School.
Originally from Centerville, TN, Mrs. Smith has called Georgia "home" for the past 20 years. She received her undergraduate degree on a basketball scholarship from the University of North Alabama, her master's degree from Kennesaw State University and her specialist from the University of West Georgia in Educational leadership. After teaching at the elementary level for seven years, she served as an assistant principal for eight years at Northwestern Middle School in Alpharetta, GA.
In 2010, she was selected as principal of Roswell North Elementary where she passionately led one of the largest elementary schools in the district. In 2014, Ms. Smith was named Fulton County's Principal of the Year for her unwavering commitment to seeking success for all students through innovative practices and creative programming.
Ms. Smith is thrilled about stepping into this new role with hopes of making an impact on the lives of middle school students. She enjoys watching her children play sports, listening to music and rooting for the Falcons.
Ms. Smith currently resides in Canton with her husband Michael and their two children Tori and Trey.