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Walton County School District

Administration

  • Mr. Russell Hughes, Superintendent

    Email: HughesR@walton.k12.fl.us
    Telephone: (850) 892-1100, ext. 1302

    The Walton County School District's Superintendent is responsible for the management of all facets of the district.

  • Crystal Appel

    Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction Department
    E-mail: appelc@walton.k12.fl.us
    Telephone: (850) 892-1100 Ext. 1521


    The Walton County School District's Curriculum and Instruction Department is responsible for academic programs, professional development and student services. In addition to supervision of all Curriuculum and Instruction personnel and programs; specific areas also include Instructional Materials, AdvancED, School Improvement and Accountability, MSID Contact, ESSA school identification data and report cards, provide support for school administration and collaborates with all stakeholders to support the development of goals and objectives of the District Strategic Plan by sharing all relevant program and content area data.

  • Henry Martin

    Chief Information Officer
    E-mail: martinH@walton.k12.fl.us
    Telephone: (850) 892-1100 ext. 1511

    The Walton County School District's Technology Department is responsible for providing technology and technical support services for the district.

  • Jennifer Hawthorne

    Deputy Superintendent
    E-mail: jennifer.hawthorne@walton.k12.fl.us 
    Telephone: (850) 892-1100 ext. 1301

    The purpose of the Deputy Superintendent is to assist the Superintendent by providing leadership for school operations and the delivery of services to facilitate the best educational programs throughout the District and to act in the absence of the Superintendent.

  • Jill Smith

    Director of Facilities
    E-mail: jill.smith@walton.k12.fl.us
    Phone: 892-1100 ext. 1810

    The Walton County School District’s Facilities Department is responsible for the construction and maintenance of all facilities and properties.

  • Sonya Alford

    Director of Human Resources

    E-mail: AlfSonya@walton.k12.fl.us

    Telephone: (850) 892-1100 ext. 1312

    Fax: (850) 892-1190

    The Walton County School District's Human Resources Department is responsible for employment, employment screenings and benefits.

  • Stephanie Hofheinz

    Chief Finance Officer
    E-mail: hofheinzs@walton.k12.fl.us 
    Telephone: (850) 892-1100 ext. 1346

    The Walton County School District's Finance Department is responsible for the budget, payroll, accounts payable, and accounts receivable.