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Jennifer Stafford
Elementary Principal

From a very young age, Mrs. Stafford knew she was born to be an educator.  After over twenty-five years of fulfilling that purpose, she is more resolved than ever to positively impact children’s lives.  Mrs. Stafford believes in working together with students, teachers, families, and the community to inspire children to grow and learn.  By encouraging a child today, we nurture a strong tomorrow.  At Glascock County Consolidated School, Mrs. Stafford will build relationships with students and maintain an environment where they can grow and thrive to be their very best.

Mrs. Stafford was born in Augusta and graduated from Evans High School in 1992.  She earned her bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Georgia Southern University, followed by a master’s degree in Education from Southern Wesleyan University, and a specialist degree in Educational Leadership from Augusta University.

Mrs. Stafford began her educational career in Jefferson County, teaching kindergarten for four years.  She then taught in Columbia County for twelve years and served as Assistant Principal at Evans Elementary School for ten years.

Mrs. Stafford and her husband, Scott, were married in 1997.  They have two sons, Jamie, 24, and Justin, 22.  The Stafford family lives in Stapleton, Georgia.  In addition to her passion for children and learning, Mrs. Stafford loves animals and working in the yard. She enjoys planting and growing flowers year-round.

As a Christian, Mrs. Stafford shares that her faith guides her actions and decisions both personally and professionally.  She always strives to embody the values of compassion, integrity, and service in her role as an educator and leader.


Michael Costello
Middle/High Principal

Everything we do at Glascock County is about preparing our children for what comes next.  Whether that be the next unit of study, the next grade level, or the next challenge after graduating, our primary purpose is to provide our children with the knowledge and skills they will need to be successful.  We do that with our two core jobs each day:  (1) Make connections and build relationships with our children and (2) Provide quality instruction.

Mr. Costello was born in Atlanta, Georgia, and grew up in Jonesboro, Georgia.  He married Misty in June of 1998, and Mr. and Mrs. Costello have lived in Glascock County since 2007.  He earned a bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Georgia State University, and then a master’s degree in Middle Grades Education from Brenau University and a specialist’s degree in Educational Leadership from Columbus State University.

Mr. Costello has been the Principal of Glascock County Middle and High School since 2018.  Prior to becoming the principal, Mr. Costello taught English at Glascock County.  Before coming to Glascock County, Mr. Costello taught and coached at Thomson High School, Otwell Middle School, South Forsyth High School, and South Forsyth Middle.