New Principal Profile: Jeff Milton, Harrison High School

Principal Jeff Milton

Jeff Milton grew up attending Cobb Schools and has spent the past 19 years of his education career in Cobb. Throughout the years, he has served as a teacher, athletic director, and assistant principal at Wheeler High School, Walton High School, Kell High School, and, most recently, Harrison High School.

He will continue serving the Hoya community as Harrison’s new principal. 

“As a Cobb County Schools graduate, I have always been aware of the success of Harrison High School and its rich history and tradition. This community promotes an environment where students can succeed both academically and socially. I am honored to be given the opportunity to lead such a great institution,” Principal Milton said.

This new principal profile will explain what the Harrison community can expect from Principal Milton.

Question: What can the Harrison High School community expect to see under your leadership? 

Answer: “The community can expect a leader who cares about their children. Every decision will be made with what is best for the students in mind. Harrison's traditions and values will continue to be upheld while preparing students for an ever-changing world. Our goal is to create a learning environment where everyone can thrive. Collaboration will be paramount to our success.”

Question: What does student success look like to you? 

Answer: “Student success is unique to each student. My plan at Harrison will be to help students set goals for success. I will work tirelessly to help them achieve these goals. Whether a student wants to attend college, join the armed forces, or enter the workforce, our mission will be to provide them with the opportunities needed to be successful so they feel empowered to reach their full potential.” 

Question: What do you like most about being an educator?

Answer: “My favorite part of being an educator is watching the growth of our students and seeing them develop into productive members of our society. The high school years are such formative years for a student. We get to be a part of the journey with our students and build character, compassion, and resilience. I am incredibly blessed to have the opportunity to work with these individuals and be a part of their story.”