About Roy Rabold
Roy Rabold’s rich history in education makes him an excellent candidate for your vote!
Under his term as principal, he brought Sandy Creek High School to the Newsweek Top 1000 Schools list. He has received the Bronze, Gold, and Platinum Georgia Governor’s Office of Student Achievement Awards, and later, while under Rabold’s administration, Whitewater High School thrived, receiving high rankings and accolades. Roy Rabold is a member of a multitude of organizations including: NASSP, GASSP, NEA, ASCD, and Phi Delta Kappa.
In his spare time, Roy loves reading, antique automobiles, fishing, and sports.
Roy Rabold was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, but moved to Miami when he was eight years old. From 1969-1975 Rabold attended Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida where he received his Bachelor’s in History. In 1975, Roy married his wife Evelyn, and he remains committed to their relationship today. In 1976, Rabold started his first teaching job at Hialeah Senior High School in Hialeah, Florida. Here he served as a Social Studies Teacher, football, and wrestling coach. While at Hialeah Rabold was awarded the Sun Oil Teacher of the year.
Roy and Evelyn moved to Riverdale, Georgia in 1981 where he began his first teaching job in GA at North Clayton High School in College Park. Rabold taught Social Studies and coached both football and wrestling at North Clayton from 1981-1987. He also received recognition for his outstanding service and was the runner up for teacher of the year. While teaching at North Clayton High School, Rabold attended West Georgia College and received his Master’s Degree of Education, Administration, and Supervision.
In 1987, Roy began his Fayette County education career at McIntosh High School in Peachtree City, GA as an Assistant Principal and Advanced Placement Coordinator. Rabold remained at McIntosh until 1992, and received a Certificate of Merit from Georgia Education Leadership Academy and the Kiwanis award for Outstanding Administrator. While at McIntosh, Rabold decided to further his education at West Georgia College and received his Ed.S. in Administration and Supervision in 1990.
In 1993, Roy Rabold decided to continue his career at Sandy Creek High School in Tyrone, GA where he served as an Assistant Principal, Vocational Supervisor, Athletic Director, and Testing Coordinator. At this time, Rabold also made the decision to move to Fayette County, Georgia. Rabold became the Fayette County Board of Education Employee of the Month while at Sandy Creek High School. During his time at Sandy Creek, Rabold attended the University of Georgia and received his Ed.D. in Administration and Supervision A.B.D. In 2001, Rabold was promoted to Principal of Sandy Creek High School.
Rabold was the District G President of GASSP from 2002-2004, and during this time he was also named to The Heritage Registry of Who’s Who. From 2003-2011 Rabold was recognized for his success multiple times. In 2003, he brought Sandy Creek to the Newsweek’s Top 1000 Schools in the nation and in 2004 his school was named a Georgia School of Excellence. From 2006-2008, Rabold received Georgia Governor’s Office of Student Achievement Bronze Award, from 2009-2010 Rabold received Georgia Governor’s Office of Student Achievement Gold Award, and in 2011 he received Georgia Governor’s Office of Student Achievement Platinum Award.
In 2011, Roy Rabold finished his career at Sandy Creek, and began his career at Whitewater High School in Fayetteville, GA as Principal. While under Rabold’s administration, Whitewater High School thrived, receiving rankings from various sources. Whitewater was included in the U.S. News and World Report Silver Award Rankings yearly, Niche School Rankings, and Washington Post Rankings (top 10% in the nation every year).
Roy Rabold is a member of a multitude of organizations including:
National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), Georgia Association of Secondary School Principals (GASSP), National Education Association (NEA), Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), and Phi Delta Kappa – An educator fraternity.
During his career, Roy took part in various presentations including:
Griffin RESA Leadership Seminars for Aspiring to the Principalship, Griffin RESA Summer Leadership Conference – B.Y.O.T, Griffin RESA Summer Leadership Conference – The Principalship, S.T.A.G.G.E. Conference – Scheduling to Enable R.T.I., Georgia Department of Education – Scheduling for Remediation, Goethe Institute – Expanding German Language Classes in the High School, RESA (Griffin, Okeefenokee, and Southwest) B.Y.O.T. in the High School, and Georgia State Principal’s Center – Managing Finances at the High School. Rabold has also attended many education conferences including: GLISSI – base camp and summit, GLISSI – Coaches Training, Multiple NASSP National Conferences, Multiple ASCD Conferences, and Model School Conferences (most recent was in 2015).
Rabold has also attended many education conferences including:
GLISSI – base camp and summit, GLISSI – Coaches Training, Multiple NASSP National Conferences, Multiple ASCD Conferences, and Model School Conferences (most recent was in 2015).