For many years, the Model district has been represented by outstanding school board members. Today, I am announcing my candidacy for a seat on the Floyd County Board of Education representing the Model district, Cox said.
Cox, 54, is a retired educator who worked in both secondary and postsecondary arenas, most recently at Coosa Valley Technical College. He possesses 17 years of experience working in public schools as a teacher and coach in Northwest Georgia and over 12 years as an administrator at the technical college. Cox earned a Bachelor of Science, Master of Education, and Specialist in Education degrees from Jacksonville State University. In 1996, Cox completed his Doctor of Education degree from the University of Georgia.
Cox and his wife Glenda are the parents of Judson and Jason Cox, both 1996 graduates of Model High School. Cox and his wife have five grandchildren who will attend Floyd County schools this fall.
Cox intends to qualify for the Floyd County Board of Education election on April 28th