Dr. Carol Templeton

Principal

Dr. Carol Templeton is the principal of St. Joseph Catholic School and principal of St. Joseph Central Catholic High School. Her professional career spans over twenty years of educational experience as a teacher, department head, director of curriculum and assessment, and administrator. Dr. Templeton has experience working in both public and private schools in England and the United States. She completed her Bachelor of Education Degree from Birmingham University, England, a Master of Administrative Leadership, Curriculum Supervision, and Superintendent Degree from Marshall University, West Virginia, and a Doctorate Degree in Educational Leadership from Morehead State University, Kentucky.

In addition to her administrative duties, Dr. Templeton serves on AdvancED external and internal review teams throughout the United States. Appointed by the Governor of West Virginia, Mr. J. Manchin, in 2005, Dr. Templeton served as Vice-Chair to the Commission to the Arts for the State of West Virginia until 2017. As a published author of the value of augmented reality within the field of education, Dr. Templeton was also awarded Doctoral Student of the Year, from Morehead State University in 2018. Dr. Templeton has two boys, Liam and Lucas, who are students of St. Joseph Catholic School.

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