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Mays named interim assistant principal at RCA

CONYERS — Chris Mays has been appointed by the Rockdale County Board of Education as the new interim assistant principal at Rockdale Career Academy.

After former RCA assistant principal Chad Walker left his position to become the new CEO/principal of Newton College & Career Academy, the Rockdale BOE appointed Mays to serve as a temporary assistant principal for RCA.

Mays has been an English teacher and that department’s chair at RCA since 2007. He additionally began working as an RCA administrative assistant in August 2013. Prior to arriving at the school, Mays was a psychological operations specialist for the U.S. Army from 2003 to 2009.

He earned his bachelor’s degree in human behavioral psychology from The Ohio State University in December 2003, and went on to receive his master’s degree in English education from the same school in 2007. Mays also holds am educational leadership certificate from University of West Georgia.