Degrees and Certifications:

Dr. Josh Lowe

Dr. Josh Lowe was approved as Chief of Staff for Forsyth County Schools, replacing Mr. Mitch Young’s position as Deputy Superintendent beginning July 1, 2024. Dr. Lowe previously served as Principal of Forsyth Central HS for three years, after serving as Assistant Principal for eight years prior. Before coming to FCHS, he was Assistant Principal at Jackson High School and Athletic Director for the Butts County School District. During his career as an educator, he has served as an athletic director, social studies teacher, special education teacher, physical education teacher, and a head football coach while serving in several districts in both Georgia and Alabama. A native of Dalton, he earned a B.S. in Secondary Education from Jacksonville State University, a M.A. in Secondary Education from the University of Alabama, an Ed.S. in Education Administration and Supervision from Lincoln Memorial University, and an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from Argosy University.

In addition to his work in our school district, Dr. Lowe also serves as President for the Georgia Association of Secondary School Principals (GASSP) Board of Directors, as well as being a member of the Georgia Association of Educational Leaders (GAEL) Board of Directors. In 2021, he was named as the GASSP Assistant Principal of the Year for Georgia. In our community, Dr. Lowe serves on the Board of Directors for the United Way of Forsyth County and is a member of The Rotary Club of Forsyth County. Dr. Lowe is currently enrolled in the Georgia School Superintendent Associations (GSSA) Superintendent Professional Development Program. He is married to the former Valery Lang and has two daughters, Mary Beth, and Anna Grace, who are proud graduates of the Forsyth County School District.