Pickens County Schools Interim Superintendent Named


Pickens County Schools Interim Superintendent Named
Photo from 2016 announcement of Dr. Charles Webb as Pickens Interim Superintendent

12/20/2019 ~ by Destini Shope, Director of Community Engagement and Public Relations | Pickens County School District

Dr. Charles Webb is returning to Pickens County as Interim School Superintendent effective immediately. Dr. Webb served in the same capacity three years ago after Dr. Lula Mae Perry resigned in December of 2016, after which he was interim from January to May 2017 until Dr. Carlton Wilson was hired by the local board. Dr. Wilson recently resigned effective immediately during a called board meeting on December 19.

During more than 32 years in public and private education, Dr. Webb served as a teacher, coach, department chair, athletics director, assistant principal, middle school and high school principal, central staff administrator, and superintendent before retiring in 2008 after serving as superintendent for the Appling County Schools.

He served as Interim School Superintendent in Gilmer County during April-July 2015 and in Pickens County during January-May 2017.

As an independent consultant, he currently assists school districts and other organizations with strategic planning, board training, finance, team building and leadership development.

He earned four degrees from Georgia Southern University, including the Doctor of Education degree in Education Administration. He was inducted into Phi Delta Kappa in 1993.

Earlier in his career, Webb was a successful football coach and athletic administrator. He was enshrined in the Georgia Athletic Directors Hall of Fame in 2003.

He also graduated from the U.S. Army War College in 1997 and received the U.S. Army War College Foundation Award for Excellence in Research and Writing, the only award presented at graduation.He retired as a Brigadier General in the Reserve of the United States Army after more than 32 years of military service as a citizen soldier. His service record includes several active duty tours and four overseas assignments to Kuwait, Egypt, Norway and the former Soviet Republic of Georgia.

The Webb’s live in Statesboro, Georgia. He and his wife Lynda are members of the First Presbyterian Church in Statesboro. He is an ordained elder and a graduate of the Savannah Presbytery School of the Laity (2003-2005). He earned the Certificate in Theology and Ministry (CTM) from Princeton
Theological Seminary in 2015.

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