February 19, 2019 - For Immediate Release
The Board of Education at Kiamichi Technology Centers voted to appoint Greg Davidson as director of the Atoka campus on Feb. 12. Davidson has served communities in Atoka, Coal and Johnston counties since he began his career in education, most recently as the superintendent of Coalgate Public Schools. Davidson will begin his new role on July 1.
“I am honored to be chosen as the campus director for the Atoka campus and excited about what the future holds for our students, partner schools and communities,” said Davidson. “We are truly living in exciting times for career and technology education in this area.”
Davidson brings over 16 years of academic and administrative experience to his role with KTC. He was a classroom teacher for nine years at Coalgate and Tushka, served one year as principal at Wapanucka, then rejoined the staff at Coalgate in 2013.
“KTC is pleased to have Greg’s leadership at the Atoka campus,” said Deputy Superintendent Doug Hall. “His professional experience and personal connection with the schools and communities served by the Atoka campus will ensure that workforce and training needs of the area are met.”
Davidson is a 1999 graduate of Olney High School. He holds a bachelor’s degree in social studies education and a master’s degree in education administration from Southeastern Oklahoma State University. Davidson also holds certificates as a principal, superintendent and CareerTech administrator.
A lifelong resident of Atoka and Coal counties, Davidson and his wife, Krystal, reside near Tushka and have four children, Kenlee, Jerrid, Justin and Kevin.
Kiamichi Technology Centers has played an integral role in southeastern Oklahoma communities since 1968, serving ten full and three partial counties. KTC is one of 29 districts in the Oklahoma CareerTech system with more than 30 career programs. KTC also offers a wide variety of evening and weekend short-term courses as well as certifications in many diverse career fields. KTC serves nearly 23,000 individuals each year, including many area companies who receive training through the Business and Industry Services division that works with over 400 businesses annually.