DECATUR, Ala. – Dr. Ed Nichols, superintendent of Decatur City Schools, says he will retire at the end of the current school year.
“After much prayer, I believe that it is time for me to spend more time serving my church choir my community and returning to my love of teaching music. Although I am retiring from school administration, I am not leaving teaching. I look forward to the new journey God has in store for me. As the old gospel song states, “He’s a personal savior.””
As Superintendent, Nichols oversees two high schools, three middle schools, 12 elementary schools and three alternative programs. Decatur has 8,650 students enrolled in its school system.