Mrs. Lorie Teal, Principal
In 2013, Lorie Teal was named Principal of Bowdon Elementary School. Like her students, her Tradition of Success began at Bowdon Elementary School. Mrs. Teal attended all three Bowdon Schools as a child and is now honored to serve as the principal of Bowdon Elementary. After high school, Mrs. Teal graduated from the University of West Georgia with a Bachelor's in Elementary Education, Masters of Elementary Education and Specialist in Leadership from Jacksonville State University. Mrs. Teal's entire school career has been with Carroll County Schools as a classroom teacher, Reading Recovery Teacher, Curriculum Specialist, Assistant Principal, and Principal. As a product of the Carroll County School System, Mrs. Teal understands the importance of community schools and is committed to helping students learn and build lifelong friendships that will positively change their lives.
Mrs. Teal is married to Scott Teal, and they have two sons. Stewart recently graduated from Auburn University as a Biosystem Engineer, and Nathan is currently a Senior at Bowdon High School, and is dually enrolled at the University of West Georgia pursuing a degree in business. Nathan is also enrolled in the work-based learning program with Carroll County schools and working at John Thornton Chevrolet in Carrollton. Mrs. Teal is proud to serve a community that she considers family.