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Marietta City Schools Announces Interim MHS Principal

The Marietta City Schools Board of Education voted to unanimously appoint DeMarcos (Marco) Holland as the interim principal of Marietta High School. Holland is currently the Chief Human Resources Officer for MCS and brings more than 20 years of experience in education to the district.

During his 16-year tenure as a high school, middle school, and elementary school principal, Holland improved instructional programs, made effective use of data to solve complex problems, established strong community and school partnerships, and implemented processes that improved organizational culture.  

Holland received his Master's Degree in Education from the University of West Georgia. He earned his Educational Specialist Degree at Jacksonville State University and is currently pursuing a Doctoral Degree in Educational Administration at Liberty University.

Before joining MCS, Holland served as the Senior Officer of Secondary School Governance for Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools. In this role, he was accountable for human capital management, which included providing tiered support, direct supervision, and evaluation of 10 high schools and four middle schools. Holland also served six years in the United States Army Reserves.

Holland will start as principal of Marietta High School on September 6, 2022.