Mr Crawford

Mr. Crawford- School PrincipalTemperance Tiger Families:   We are so excited to have you   as a part of our Tiger Family!  At TES, we encourage all   students to be Thoughtful, Trustworthy, and to be great   Team Players! Please encourage your students to continue   to read, read, read, and be great citizens.  Our staff is here   to help in any way and we are looking forward to working   with each of you.  

 Mr. Crawford's Bio

 Mr. Joey Crawford began  serving as principal of   Temperance Elementary School in 2020.  He began his   career with Amherst County Public Schools in 2007 and has   served in many different capacities in over 14 years as an educator.   

Mr. Crawford began teaching in Amherst County Public Schools in 2007 and taught Social Studies at Amherst County High School.  He served as an assistant football coach and an assistant baseball coach at that time.  In 2011, Mr. Crawford was named the head baseball coach at Amherst County High School, where he remained until 2018.  During the summers, Mr. Crawford worked in the Maintenance Department for Amherst County Public Schools.  

Mr. Crawford's administrative experience began in 2018 as an assistant principal at Amherst County High School.  He served in that role until June of 2020 when he was named the principal at Temperance Elementary School.  In July of 2020, Mr. Crawford was also named the principal of the newly formed Secondary Amherst Remote Academy, where he served for the duration of the 2020-2021 school year.  

Mr. Crawford earned a Bachelor of Arts in History from Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia in 2007 where he was also a four-year player on the baseball team.  He completed his Masters in Educational Leadership at Lynchburg College in 2018.  Mr. Crawford is currently working toward his Doctorate Degree from the University of Lynchburg.  

Mr. Crawford is from Amherst, Virginia, and is a graduate of Amherst County High School.  Mr. Crawford currently resides in Madison Heights with his wife Megan and his two children, Jaxon and Addison.


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