The Simpson County School Board Members are Larry Cockrell (President), Dale Berry
(Vice-President), Doris Perkins (Secretary), John Moore, and Dale Shotts.
Regular scheduled meetings of the Simpson County Board of Education are held on the
second Thursday of each month. Special meetings are held as needed. All board meetings
are open to the public with the exception of executive sessions. Student, personnel,
legal, and land acquisition matters are discussed in executive session.
The Simpson County School Board encourages the public to express to the school board
its viewpoints on issues vital to the operation of the school district. In order
to conduct board business in an orderly manner and to allow public input into board
meetings, the Board has implemented a “Public Comments” item on its agenda for regular
board meetings. Public comments are limited to three (3) minutes per individual or
If you have an issue to discuss with the board, please contact Fran Bridges by email
(firstname.lastname@example.org), or by telephone at 601.847.8000 ext. 314. A request
form can be picked up at the Central Office or can be downloaded from our website
under the forms and links section at the left of this page.