Dr. Brian Otott is the Superintendent of the Paulding County School District. Dr. Otott has served his entire educational career here in Paulding County.

Prior to being named Superintendent, Dr. Otott served as the school district’s Associate Superintendent, overseeing the day-to-day operational departments of the district, including transportation, school nutrition, central registration, and elementary through high school operations. He also served as the Executive Director of Elementary Schools and Assistant Superintendent.

Before his work at the central office, Dr. Otott served in a variety of roles at the Paulding County School District, including classroom teacher, assistant principal and principal. He was the inaugural principal of three Paulding County schools (J.A. Dobbins Middle, Allgood Elementary, and Russom Elementary) where he successfully navigated the logistical challenges of housing students on multiple campuses while facilities were being completed.

Dr. Otott is active in the Paulding County community. He has served a variety of organizations on their Board of Directors, including the Rotary Club of Dallas.

Dr. Otott is a graduate of the University of West Georgia. He is married with two children.

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