Degrees and Certifications:
Dr. Faron Hollinger
Dr. Faron Hollinger received his Doctor of Education and Educational Specialist degrees from The University of Alabama and his Master of Education and Bachelor of Arts degrees from the University of South Alabama. He has also participated in continuing education and advanced professional training through The Harvard Graduate School of Education Leadership Institute for Superintendents.
Dr. Hollinger served the Baldwin County Public School System as a teacher, school psychologist, supervisor, coordinator, and division superintendent from 1976 to 2000. He left Baldwin County to serve as Superintendent of Education for the Jasper City School System from 2000 to 2002 before returning to Baldwin County, where he served as Superintendent of Education from 2002 to 2010. Dr. Hollinger has served as an invited presenter for state, regional, and national conferences as well as The University of Alabama College of Education. He was named the 1993 and 1996 School Psychologist of the Year by the Alabama Association of School Psychologists and was recognized as Superintendent of the Year by two separate organizations in 2004 and 2008, respectively. Since his retirement from public education, Dr. Hollinger has worked as an educational research and leadership consultant and is currently Founder/CEO of The Akribos Group, a professional consulting practice specializing in research-based solutions through strategic planning applications, innovative organizational development, and expert leadership training. He has also served as a program coordinator for the University of Mobile Center for Leadership and currently serves as Executive Director for The University of Alabama Capstone Education Society Board of Directors.
On August 23, 2021, Dr. Hollinger was appointed to serve as Interim Superintendent of the Satsuma City School System. His expressed intent is to “provide the necessary leadership for the interim period to facilitate a smooth and seamless transition from the previous administration to a new and incoming administration.