Welcome Dr. Floyd as WT Woodson Principal

September 28, 2017

It gives me great pleasure to announce that Dr. Carlyn Floyd has been selected to serve as the Principal of Woodson High School, effective October 2, 2017. Dr. Floyd brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the principalship at Woodson High School, including over 21 years of experience in Fairfax County Public Schools.

Dr. Floyd and Dr. IveyDr. Floyd began her Instructional career at W. T. Woodson as an Instructional Assistant. She served as a teacher at Quander Road High School and Mark Twain Middle School and is a part-time member of the Instructional Faculty at George Mason University at the Master’s and Doctoral levels.

Dr. Floyd began her administrative career with FCPS in 2004 as the Special Education Department Chair at Centreville High School. She served as a LEAD Fairfax Administrative Intern at Edison High School and as an Assistant Principal at Herndon High School and Lanier Middle School. In 2011, Dr. Floyd was named Principal at Quander Road School where she delivered an instructional program characterized by differentiation to support individual student needs while serving the vision and mission of the whole school. Most recently, Dr. Floyd served as Director of Student Services at W. T. Woodson High School. Dr. Floyd’s focus has been on developing a welcoming, safe, supportive environment for parents, staff and students by making connections with stakeholders in order for them to feel valued, and respected as members of the community.

Dr. Floyd attended Mary Washington College where she received a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics. In addition, she holds a Master of Arts in Education and Human Development, an Educational Specialist Degree in Policy, Leadership and Special Education, and a Doctor of Education Degree from the George Washington University.

Please join me in welcoming Dr. Carlyn Floyd as the new principal of W. T. Woodson High School. She is very excited to serve this wonderful community of students, teachers, and parents in her new and is dedicated to being an effective communicator, maintaining a focus on student and staff wellness, and sustaining high academic expectations.

Frances W. Ivey, PhD

Assistant Superintendent, Region 5