Dr. Chad Holden, Superintendent


  • Phone 256-389-2600
    Extension 1005

    Welcome to the MSCS website!  We hope you find the information you are looking for.  If not, be sure to contact one of our staff members, so that we can better serve you.

    In MSCS, we are answering the call to be #KeepDreaming for every child every day!

    Join us as we take MSCS to #TheNextLevel.

  • Education
    Ed.D., Instructional Leadership, Samford University (2018) 
    , Instructional Leadership, University of North Alabama (2010)
    M.A., Educational Administration, University of North Alabama (2005)
    B.S., Social Science Education, University of North Alabama (2002)

    2020 Cohort, University of Alabama, Superintendents Academy

    Superintendent, Muscle Shoals City Schools, 2020-present
    Muscle Shoals High School, 2014-2020
    Assistant Principal
    , Muscle Shoals High School, 2012-2014
    Social Science Teacher, Muscle Shoals High School, 2002-2012

    2022, Named Outstanding Administrator by the Alabama Music Educators Association
    2019, Named Alabama's High School Principal of the Year
    2010-2016, Member of the Lauderdale County Board of Education
         -Board Chairman from 2012-2014
         -Achieved Master Board Member Status in AASB Academy

    I am married to Julia Beth, and we have two wonderful sons, Conner and Evan.  My wife and I are both proud alums of Rogers High School in Greenhill, Alabama.  Julia Beth graduated from UNA with a degree in finance and works as the secretary/bookkeeper at Webster Elementary.  Our family attends the Atlas Church of Christ in Greenhill.