Welcome Dr. Catherine Gardner!
The Houston County Board of Education appointed Dr. Catherine
Gardner as principal of Bonaire Elementary School on February 14,
2017. She previously served as the assistant principal of
instruction at Northside Middle School.
"I am incredibly honored to be selected as the principal of
Bonaire Elementary School," said Dr. Gardner. "I look forward to
working alongside the teachers, families and community as we
continue the rich traditions and academic success that the school
has worked so hard to achieve."
Dr. Gardner was born and raised in Macon. She attended the
University of Georgia where she received a Bachelor of Science in
Middle Grades Education. She earned her Master of Education in
Reading Education from Georgia Southern, her Specialist in
Educational Leadership from Georgia College and State University,
and her Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction from Mercer
University. As part of the Houston County School System, she has
as a Language Arts teacher at both Perry Middle School and Mossy
Creek Middle School. In 2013, she
was selected as the Assistant Principal for Instruction at
Northside Middle School.
She is married to Casey Gardner, who works at Headquarters AFRC.
Together they have a daughter,
Anna Cate, and a son, Thomas.