Principal's Pen

Dr. Tonya Pinckley

Dr. Tonya Pinckley


Welcome to Bonaire Elementary!

On behalf of the Bonaire Elementary staff, I would like to welcome you to our Wildcat Family. We are committed to providing the best possible environment for our students, so they can grow at high levels while feeling safe and valued. Our school staff is looking forward to working collaboratively with our students, parents, and community to make this year wonderful!

Dr. Tonya Pinckley was born and raised in Houston County and a product of the Houston County School District.  After high school, she received her bachelor’s degree in early childhood education from Georgia College and State University. She also holds a master’s degree in educational leadership, a specialist degree in Curriculum and Instruction, and a doctorate degree in Educational Leadership.

Dr. Pinckley has been in education since 1992. Before becoming the principal, she served as the Assistant Principal of Instruction at Bonaire Elementary, a primary-level teacher, intermediate-level teacher, Early Intervention Program - Reading teacher, school-wide literacy coach, system-wide literacy coach, and school-wide instructional coach.

Dr. Pinckley is married to Jeff, who retired from the Air Force and now teaches at Perry Middle School. Together, Mrs. Pinckley and her husband have four children, Richard (Brittany), James, Rebecca (Gabe), and William (Miranda).