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Sonia Truitt - Coordinator of CTE and Gifted Education


Mrs. Truitt is a native of Galax, Virginia and a graduate of Galax High School.  She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Radford University and a Master of Arts in Education from Emory and Henry College where she also obtained certification as a Reading Specialist. Additional coursework at Radford University led to licensure in Educational Leadership and Administration.


Mrs. Truitt began her teaching career in Grayson County where she taught elementary school for 6 years.  She later accepted a position with Galax City Public Schools where she served as the Early Intervention Reading teacher and Reading Specialist. In 2011 she became the Assistant Principal at Galax Elementary School and served in that position for 4 years. From 2015-2018, Mrs. Truitt was the Assistant Principal of Galax Middle School, and is now transitioning to the new position of Coordinator of Career Instruction and Coordinator of English/Language Arts K-12.


“I am very proud to be part of such a dynamic and innovative school division.  Working within the Galax City Public School system is truly a rewarding experience. The opportunities to learn, grow, and develop professionally are abundant. Each day finds me surrounded by caring colleagues, strong leadership, dedicated parents, and most especially, remarkable children. As a team we work hard to provide our students with experiences to communicate effectively, think critically, collaborate, be creative, and become positive and contributing global citizens.  I sincerely enjoy the challenges of education and am passionate about working to continue the success of Galax City Schools.”