Superintendent Eric Mackey Bio-Wiki, Age, Height, Education, Wife, Career And Salary
Dr. Eric Mackey Biography
Dr. Eric Mackey born as Eric G. Macke is an American Education specialist who currently serves as the State Superintendent of Education. Before his appointment as State Superintendent of Education, he served as the Executive Director of the School Superintendents of Alabama, superintendent of Jacksonville City School System, assistant principal, and principal.
Throughout his career, Dr. Mackey has been an advocate for increased rigor and advanced high school courses as well as challenging elementary and middle school courses that prepare students for high school.
He believes schools must transform from an industrial model to one more attuned to the information age. A model that is both challenging and highly interesting for students.
Dr. Mackey is also engaged in his community. Among his many civic commitments, he serves on the Executive Committee of the Tukabatchee Area Council, BSA. He is president of the Montgomery Rotary Club and teaches high school youth at Woodland United Methodist Church.
Dr. Eric Mackey Age
Details regarding his exact age and date of birth are still under investigation we will update when accurate information is available.
Dr. Eric Mackey Education
Graduating from Jacksonville State in December of 1992, Eric Mackey was hired as a high school Physics teacher in Calhoun County. For eight years, Erick held the position of Superintendent for Jacksonville City Schools. He eventually became an advocate on behalf of Alabama school systems, as the Executive Director of SSA (School Superintendents of Alabama) in 2011. As a Gamecock alum, Dr. Mackey has advocated strong leadership and proactive support through his position as State Superintendent of Education.
Dr. Eric Mackey Height
He stands at a fair height and has a fair bodyweight to match his height.
Dr. Eric Mackey Career
The Alabama State Board of Education voted on Friday 21st April 2018 to name Dr. Eric Mackey as Alabama’s new State Superintendent of Education. Mackey was one of three finalists who interviewed for the position in front of the State Board, including Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey, who serves as President of the State Board of Education.
Mackey, who currently serves as the Executive Director for the School Superintendents of Alabama (SSA), will assume his post as State Superintendent on Monday, May 14, 2018. Prior to becoming the Executive Director for SSA, Mackey served as SSA’s Associate Director. Mackey began his career as a high school science teacher in Calhoun County where he taught physical science, biology, Earth science, physics, and chemistry. He also coached track and field and wrestling. He later became principal of Kitty Stone Elementary School in Jacksonville, AL. He later rose to the position of superintendent of Jacksonville City Schools.
Mackey earned a Bachelor’s degree in education for Jacksonville State University, as well as a Master’s in Biology, an Education Specialist degree, and a Doctorate in Education Leadership, all from The University of Alabama.
Dr. Eric Mackey Corona Virus
State Superintendent Dr. Eric Mackey is assembling a task force to assist school districts during the COVID-19 closure period.
According to the Alabama State Department of Education, the Superintendent’s Extending Access to Learning Task Force will be comprised of educators and other partners from across the state. The task force will identify short- and long-term priorities for school-wide operations.
“We know there is not a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to school-wide operations, so this task force will help us ensure that statewide guidance encompasses multiple facets for all of Alabama’s districts,” Mackey said.
“While we do not know what the future holds, we want to assure Alabama’s educators, parents, students and community stakeholders that we are committed to helping all of our districts get through these uncertain times while identifying and offering access to all available resources, both operational and educational, through a variety of delivery models.”
Dr. Eric Mackey Wife
Dr. Eric and his wife, Robin, have three sons.
Dr. Eric Mackey Salary
Details regarding Dr. Eric’s salary are still under investigation we will update when accurate information is available. However the average salary for a superintendent in the USA is $225,449.