• Dr. Hamilton E. Smith is a product of Henry County Schools and is excited to continue his career in education as an Assistant Principal at Oakland Elementary School.

    Contact information: hamilton.smith@henry.k12.ga.us

    Office Number: 770-954-1901



    Hometown: McDonough, Georgia

    Favorite Quote: “I have never encountered any children in any group who are not geniuses. There is no mystery on how to teach them. The first thing you do is treat them like human beings and the second thing you do is love them.” - Dr. Asa Hilliard



    • Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, Liberty University, 2018
    • Ed.S. in Educational Leadership, Nova Southeastern University, 2016
    • M.S.Ed. in Physical Education, Canisius College, 2015
    • B.S. in Integrative Studies, Clayton State University, 2012


    • Dissertation Chair/Adjunct Professor, Brenau University, 2020 – present
    • Assistant Principal, Oakland Elementary School, 2019 – present
    • Teacher, Austin Road Middle School, 2017 – 2019
    • Teacher, Canby Lane Elementary School, 2015 – 2017
    • Graduate Teaching Associate, University of New Orleans, 2015
    • High School Instructional Assistant, McDonogh #35 High School, 2015
    • Insurance Agent, Vincent M. Smith & Associates, 2013 – 2014
    • Insurance Agent, State Farm Insurance, 2012 – 2013
    • Administrative Assistant/Men’s Basketball Coach, Clayton State University, 2009 – 2012



    Hamilton E. Smith, Ed.D.

    Assistant Principal

    Oakland Elementary School