Dr. Chastity L. Wilson
Central Middle School welcomes new principal
Dr. Chastity L. Wilson officially took her post as principal at Central Middle School on Nov. 4.
She arrives from Opelousas Junior High School where she served as principal. Wilson was principal at the junior high campus for the past five years.
Dr. Wilson says she is looking forward to her principal post at Central Middle. Wilson added, “My goals are to build upon the ideals established by my predecessor, Ms. Landry. Operating under the guidelines of distributive leadership, I will build capacity in my teacher leaders so they can support their colleagues efficiently, and instill a growth mind set in the staff and students so each can reach his or her greatest potential.
Wilson added, “Academic excellence is my motto and failure is never an option. I am elated to be back in Eunice, and look forward to continued success.”
Wilson received her bachelor of science degree from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in health and physical education, and master’s and doctorate degrees from Southern University and A & M College in Baton Rouge.
Under her belt, Wilson has 12 years experience as a classroom teacher, five years as an assistant principal at Opelousas Senior High School, and a year as acting principal at Highland Elementary School.
Wilson is also a certified item writer for ETS and a scorer of pre-service teachers’ portfolios for Pearson, Inc. She is also a certified facilitator for the National Institute for School Leadership, an Education Development program created by the National Center on Education and the Economy. Wilson added, “This certification has afforded me the opportunity to provide professional develop for building level and district level leaders across Louisiana. She is one of the facilitators for the district’s Aspiring Leaders Academy. This program is used to develop current and future leaders in St. Landry Parish.”