Mrs. Carol Richards



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Mrs. Carol Richards

Hello. My name is Carol Richards and I am the assistant principal at Wacoochee Elementary School. I am looking forward to a successful school year. I am excited to start the year off and watch our students grow each day. It is an honor to be part of such a great school. 


Upon creating Wacoochee Elementary in 2011, I was a  Kindergarten teacher until being named the assistant principal in 2013. I started teaching Kindergarten at Smiths Station Primary School (currently West SSES) in 1996 until my move to Wacoochee Elementary. In addition to teaching Kindergarten, I have taught Physical Education at Smiths Station Elementary School (currently East SSES) from 1993-95. After graduating from college in 1991, I had the previlidge of teaching at Foley Intermediate School and Gulf Shores Elementary School from 1991-92.


I am a graduate of Troy State University earning a Master’s degree in Education Administration. I also earned a Bachelor degrees from Auburn University in Health and Human Performances and Early Childhood Education. I attended Escambia County High School in Atmore Alabama. 

I am married to Joaquin Richards and have 2 wonderful children, Catherine and Eli.