Debra B. Frazier serves as the Principal at Liberty County High School. She is a native of Miami, Florida, a graduate of Bradwell Institute and has been an educator in Liberty County for 32 years. Mrs. Frazier attained her Bachelor of Science degree in Middle Grades Education from Armstrong State College and her Master of Arts in Education from Central Michigan University. Mrs. Frazier received her Educational Leadership degree from Georgia Southern University, and her Educational Specialist degree from Nova Southeastern University. During her 32 years in education, she worked at Hinesville Middle School, Snelson-Golden Middle School, Midway Middle School and the District office. She served as a Paraprofessional, Classroom Teacher, Curriculum Specialist, Assistant Principal, District Curriculum Specialist, as well as 13 Years as a Middle School Principal at Midway Middle School prior to moving to Liberty County High School as their Principal for the 2019-2020 school year.
Mrs. Frazier is married to Michael A. Frazier and is the mother of two adult children: Lakenyia (32) and Mikia (22), both graduates of Liberty County High School. Mrs. Frazier loves being an educator and although she has worked as a teacher and administrator, she believes her most important job is that of a student advocate. Mrs. Frazier’s goal is to ensure that all scholars are healthy, happy and safe, so they learn as much as they can.
Debra Wingate is in her second year serving as the Principal of Taylors Creek Elementary School. Mrs. Wingate grew up in Long County and attended school in the Long County School District. She graduated from Long County High School in 1990. Mrs. Wingate earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Armstrong State University and a Masters Degree in Foundations of Education from Troy University and Masters Degree in Instructional Technology/Media Specialist from Georgia Southern University. Her Educational Specialist was earned in Educational Leadership from Columbus State University. Mrs. Wingate served as a classroom teacher for fourteen years, two years as an Academic Specialist, and five years as an Assistant Principal prior to becoming the Principal at Taylors Creek Elementary. In 1997, she began her teaching career as a second grade teacher at Walker Elementary School in Long County. While serving as an educator in Long County for twenty-one years, she was a classroom teacher in kindergarten, second through fifth grades and special education as a co-teacher in grades four through eight. Mrs. Wingate was selected as Teacher of the Year at Smiley Elementary School in 2002 and in 2007 she was selected as Teacher of the Year at Walker Middle School. In 2018, she became principal of Taylors Creek Elementary School.
Mrs. Wingate believes in the importance of creating a collaborative school environment to ensure teachers and students are successful. She feels building positive relationships, with parents and students, are essential to creating enriching experiences at Taylors Creek Elementary School. A quote that resonates with her, as an educator, is that of Eleanor Roosevelt, “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” Although she is now a principal, she believes she will always be a teacher at heart.
Rebecca Mock has served as the Principal of Joseph Martin Elementary for the last five and a half years. Mrs. Mock was born and raised in Liberty County and has worked for the Liberty County School System for twenty years. She received her Bachelors of Science in Early Childhood Education from Armstrong Atlantic State University and a Masters of Science in Education from Central Michigan University. Mrs. Mock was a classroom teacher for nine years and served for one year as an Instructional Coach. Mrs. Mock went back to school and gained her Masters of Science in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University and her Education Specialist Degree in Curriculum, Instruction, Management, and Administration from Nova Southeastern University. Mrs. Mock spent four and one half years as an Assistant Principal prior to becoming the principal of Joseph Martin Elementary.
Mrs. Mock is married to Dr. Aaron Mock, who works at Bradwell Institute, and has two children Erica and Zakk. Mrs. Mock believes the lessons her parents, family, mentors, and former Liberty County School System educators instilled in her, has helped to ignite a passion for providing students the best educational experience possible so that they too can be successful.