Phone: 334-588-2923


Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Kari Dawkins

On behalf of the faculty, staff, and students at Geneva County Elementary, I would like to welcome you to our website. My name is Kari Dawkins and I am honored to be the prinicpal here at GCES. Student learning is my priority. I believe that high expectations, combined with quality instruction is necessary for student success. I look forward to working together as a team, to make sure that our students are learning and growing in a safe environment. 


University of West Alabama, Master's Degree - Instrutional Leadership P-12

Troy University, Master's Degree - Elementary Education

Troy University, Bachelor's Degree - Elementary Education

Slocomb High School, Slocomb, AL - Alabama High School Diploma


Geneva County Elementary School - Principal, 2019- Present

Slocomb Middle School, 2018-2019

Slocomb Elementary School, 2000-2018

*Second Grade Teacher - Seven Years

*Third Grade Teacher - Two Years

*Fourth Grade Teacher - Six Years

*ARI Reading Coach - Three Years

*Migrant School Summer School Teacher - Four Years

*Summer School Reading Intervention Teacher - One Year


Slocomb Elementary School, Teacher of the Year

Dean's Award for the College of Education