Harris County School District Release: District Appoints New HR Specialist
Brad Johnson is a Harris County High School Graduate
HAMILTON, GA (JANUARY 4, 2019) – Recently, the Harris County School District’s (HCSD) Board of Education approved the appointment of Brad Johnson as a Human Resources Specialist.
In this position, Johnson will assist the assistant superintendent of human resources with teacher recruitment as well as promoting and implementing programs such as helping faculty and staff understand various programs including the 403(b)-retirement program, insurance/wellness programs to improve health and decrease health-related expenses, and additional online employee training opportunities. In addition, Johnson will assist with recruiting and training coaches, supporting school athletic programs, and assisting with college recruitment for our student athletes.
“Brad brings to us a very unique set of skills that fit the needs of our District at this time,” said Stacey Carlisle, HCSD’s assistant superintendent for human resources. “These skills combined with an enthusiasm for Harris County makes him the perfect person to step in and help us to keep moving this district onward and upward as we continue to build a better community.”
When asked about his new position, Johnson stated, “I am blessed at the opportunity to work and serve in the Harris County School District. I have a passion to see Harris County students, teachers, and staff and our community succeed. This opportunity is a dream come true. I am overjoyed and excited to get started and do my part as a member of this great school system.”
Having been reared in Harris County, Johnson has always called it home. He comes to the District after serving 18 years in the corporate world. While his professional experience has mostly been focused in finance and accounting, his personal time has been spent actively serving the Harris County community in a variety of volunteer positions through multiple recreational programs and community boards. Currently, he serves as the president/head coach of Harris County Youth Track and Field Program. Johnson also is a member of the Harris County Recreation Board, Mountain Hill Athletic Association Board, and the Local School Council for New Mountain Hill Elementary.
Johnson graduated from Harris County High School in 1995 and went on to earn a Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree from Georgia Southern University. While attending Georgia Southern, he was a member their football program winning multiple conference championships as well as the 1999 National Championship his senior year. In in 2011, Johnson earned his MBA from Troy University.
Johnson and his wife, Brooke, reside in Harris County. They have two daughters who attend school in the District. Johnson began his position January 2, 2019.