Wilcox Board of Education accepts resignation of Julie Childers

Published 9:15 am Tuesday, June 15, 2021

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Julie Childers


By Lucas C. Allison

Dispatch Correspondent


Wilcox County Superintendent of Schools Julie Childers resigned effective Nov. 19. Childers has worked in the school system for 24 years — six

as superintendent.  Childers said she anticipates  a smooth transition when the new superintendent is chosen. The board did not announce a timeline when the search will begin for a new superintendent.

         In her resignation letter, Childers said the decision to retire had been a difficult decision to make saying that over the past several months, she had specifically prayed for God to open a door that would allow her to continue to work in field of education but on a flexible or part-time basis.

Read more in the June 16th edition of the Cordele Dispatch.