Phone: (601) 960-5444


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology Master’s in Elementary Education PhD

Dr. Jamiette Carter

Dr. Jamiette D. Carter will serve as principal of Pecan Park Elementary for the 2022-2023 school year! Dr. Carter has been with JPS for over eleven (11) years and has significant experience assisting teachers and administrators with guiding students toward meeting individual learning goals. She most recently served as Director of Program Implementation for the Office of School Support with JPS, where she worked directly with district superintendents, principals and other stakeholders to facilitate school improvement initiatives and federal compliance.

Her career began in the classroom at Lester Elementary, where she taught 4th and 5th grade ELA while also providing support to school administrators. She then honed her leadership skills as a Curriculum Coordinator with the Office of Elementary Education and as Interventionist at Power APAC - helping maintain its A rating during her three-year tenure.

Dr. Carter is a 2009 honors graduate of Tougaloo College where she earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology. She earned her Master’s in Elementary Education with the highest honor (Summa Cum Laude) from Belhaven College and earned her PhD with the highest honor (Summa Cum Laude) from Jackson State University in 2018. Dr. Carter is also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.  As the new lead principal of Pecan Park, she is excited to build excellence and we are excited to have her!

Assistant Principal



Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Vanessa Dean Hinton