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Welcome to Monroe Elementary!

Principal - Dane Callahan

The Walton County Board of Education has named a new principal for the 2024-2025 school year. The Walton County Board of Education unanimously approved the recommendation of Dane Callahan at Monroe Elementary School. 

"I am excited to welcome Mr. Dane Callahan into his new role for the upcoming school year,” said Superintendent Nathan Franklin. “With his proven track record of exceptional leadership and strong personal connection to the Monroe community, we are confident in Mr. Callahan's abilities to build on Monroe Elementary School's success and continue moving the school forward."
Dane Callahan, assistant principal at Loganville Middle School, has been selected to replace retiring Principal Dr. Zeester Swint at Monroe Elementary School. A Walton County native and former Monroe Elementary School student, Callahan has over 12 years of experience in the Walton County School District, with six years of experience in administration. Callahan began his career as a high school counselor at Walnut Grove High School and served as a middle school counselor at Youth Middle School before transitioning to his current role as assistant principal at Loganville Middle School. Callahan holds a bachelor’s degree from Presbyterian College, a middle grades certification from Piedmont College, a master’s degree from the University of Georgia, and a specialist degree from Valdosta State University.  

“I am excited and deeply honored to join the Monroe Elementary School family,” said Callahan. “Having attended Monroe Elementary School and being a resident of Walton County, I am humbled to take on the role of principal at Monroe Elementary School and to work alongside our dedicated staff, parents, and students. I eagerly anticipate collaborating with local business owners and community members to help empower each student to reach their fullest academic, social, and emotional potential.”

Assistant Principal - Angel Long

Welcome to Monroe Elementary School… Home of the BEARS! 

Thank you dearly for taking the time to visit our website! It is our desire to provide you and our community with up-to-date information about all the exciting learning and events happening in our school!

I am Angel Long, and it is with great honor that I serve your child(ren) as Assistant Principal. I look forward to working with our staff, students, and you to bring our vision to pass to: Maximize Learning, Educate for Life, & Strive for Excellence!

It is my hope that we all work together to equip our "cubs", through effective teachers and leaders, and through creating the right conditions in our classrooms, with the knowledge and skills to empower them to:

  • Be competitive with their peers throughout the United States and the world,
  • Graduate from high school, and
  • Be successful in college and/or professional careers.

We are here to help build this foundation of success for every child, every day, in every classroom, in every moment!

Please do not hesitate to come by to visit or contact me via email or phone! Our doors are open to you, and your presence is WELCOMED!

With Great Anticipation to Serve You,

Angel W. Long

Dane Callahan


Angel Long

Assistant Principal