Charles Corbitt is a product of Dothan City Schools. He graduated from Dothan High School in 1989. He has a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Rehabilitation, a Master’s of Science Degree in Special Education and an Educational Leadership endorsement all from Troy University. He also has an Educational Specialist Degree from Argosy University, Atlanta and an Educational Doctoral Degree from Argosy University, Atlanta.
Dr. Corbitt worked as a Job Coach and Counselor at Wiregrass Rehabilitation Center for two years. He worked with special needs and at at-risk youth as a Special Education Teacher at Troy Alternative School, Southside Elementary, and Cloverdale Elementary for a total of six years. Then, Dr. Corbitt served as an Assistant Principal at Dothan High School for four years and was given the opportunity to assist with discipline, curriculum, attendance, and building maintenance. After four years as an Assistant Principal at Dothan High School, Dr. Corbitt was appointed to his first Principal position at Selma Street Elementary. He served as Principal at Selma Street Elementary for four years and was able to create a culture and climate that was conducive to learning. With Dr. Corbitt's leadership, he was able to improve Reading and Math scores on the ARMT test and reduced the amount of discipline at Selma Street.
Next, Dr. Corbitt was appointed to serve as Principal at Girard Middle School for three years and was able to promote positive change within a three year period. He established a faculty and staff who had the same vison and was able to reduce the student retention rate by 90%. He also assisted in offering a foreign language, honors classes, fourteen new clubs, and also assisted in reducing the discipline issues at Girard Middle School.
Dr. Corbitt attends North Highland Baptist Church in Dothan, AL. He is a man of GOD and he loves spending time with his family. His family is the most important possession that he has in this world. His wife's name is Sherry Corbitt and she is the Instructional Coach at Grandview. Dr. Corbitt’s son Charles Corbitt, III, is a junior at Stillman College and his daughter Celeste Corbitt is in the 8th grade at Davidson School of Fine Arts.
"I am very thankful and honored to serve as principal of such a prestigious institution with a rich tradition of excellence. I believe that my experiences as an educator will help me maintain the high standards that have been established at Northview High School. Educators should view themselves as public servants and advocates for all students. I am so thankful for the opportunity to be able to give back to my community." Charles Corbitt, Jr.