Phone: 706-876-3600


Degrees and Certifications:

M.Ed Educational Leadership, University of Phoenix M. Ed Education, University of Phoenix B.A. Elementary Education, Arizona State University

Mrs. Sherri Travisano


I have had the opportunity to serve as principal at the Northwest Georgia College and Career Academy and Phoenix High School since 2017.  I joined Whitfield County Schools in 2007 as an elementary principal.  I have worked as a principal, district administrator, instructional coach, college professor, and teacher in my 30+ years in education.
Association of Career and Technical Education , ACTE
Association of Supervision of Curriculum Development, ASCD
Georgia Association of Alternative Education, GAAE

Phone: 706-876-3606


Degrees and Certifications:

Ed.S. Educational Leadership, Liberty University Administrative Certification from Kennesaw State University. M.Ed Berry College B.S. Early Childhood Education, University of West Georgia

Mrs. Amy Fossett

Assistant Principal (Curriculum)

I have worked in Whitfield County Schools since 1993 as a classroom teacher, resource teacher, instructional coach and assistant principal at all three levels: elementary, middle, and high. She joined the administrative team as an assistant principal at the Northwest Georgia College and Career Academy and Phoenix High School in 2021.   

Phone: 706-876-3611


Degrees and Certifications:

Post Graduate studies in Instructional Leadership, University of Alabama EdS in Education in Instructional Leadership, Lincoln Memorial University MS in Education in Instructional Media, Jacksonville State University BS Education in Elementary Education, Jacksonville State University

Mr. Patrick Bates

Assistant Principal (Discipline, Facilities & Testing)

I have been in the teaching profession for 28 years.  I have been with Whitfield County Schools for 24 of those years.  I have worked at Dug Gap Elementary, Southeast High School, Phoenix High School and Northwest Georgia College and Career Academy.  I am beginning my 10th year with Northwest Georgia College and Career Academy and Phoenix High School.  This is my first year as Assistant Principal.  I am looking forward to the many challenges of this new school year.