Ethan Joe David Hildreth has served the students and community of Henry County for twenty-two years as an educator with Henry County Schools. Prior to his work as superintendent, Dr. Hildreth served as assistant superintendent, as principal of Eagle’s Landing High School, as assistant principal at Eagle’s Landing High School and Pate’s Creek Elementary School, and as a teacher at Eagle’s Landing High School.
Dr. Hildreth has presented at various meetings and conferences, including the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development national conference, and he is the recipient of Georgia State Senate Resolution 649 and Georgia House of Representatives Resolution 1011 for educational excellence. As superintendent, Dr. Hildreth has been included in the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s list of Atlanta’s 100 Top Leaders in Education. In 2012, Henry County was awarded the CREATE Community Award for Educational Excellence by the Atlanta Regional Commission. This award recognizes the effective support and partnership that exists between the Henry County community and the school system.
Dr. Hildreth holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Air Force Academy, a Master’s degree from the University of Tennessee, and a Ph.D. from Georgia State University. He is active in several community and professional organizations. Among other activities, he currently serves on the Georgia School Board Association Superintendent’s Advisory Team, the University of Georgia Policy Advisory Council, the Griffin Regional Educational Service Agency Board of Control, the Henry County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, the Henry County Board of Health, and the Hudson Bridge Advisory Board for Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.
Dr. Hildreth and his wife Crystal have been married for twenty-two years and are the parents of five beautiful children. The Hildreth family has resided in McDonough since 1991, and they are proud to live and work in Henry County. In addition, they are active members of their church and participate in numerous community activities. For Dr. Hildreth, there is no greater privilege than being able to support, encourage, and guide others as they pursue their goals.