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Meet the Superintendent

Dr. Craig Pouncey has been Superintendent of the Jefferson County School System since July 1, 2014. Serving more than 36,000 students in 56 schools, Jefferson County is Alabama's second largest school system. Dr. Pouncey previously served as Chief of Staff for the State Department of Education and Superintendent of Education for Crenshaw County Schools. His Ed.D. is from Samford University.

While at the State Department, his responsibilities included proper use and distribution of all state and federal funds for K-12, legislative liaison, and financial accountability.

His hobbies are spending time with family, including four grandchildren, hunting, fishing and managing timber.

Dr. Pouncey