• Hall Fletcher Administration Team



Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Carrie Buchanan

Carrie Buchanan has been in education since 1999.  She taught for 9 years at Vance Elementary and  4 years at Asheville Middle before becoming an assistant principal.  She served as assistant principal at Asheville High School and Vance Elementary. Mrs. Buchanan earned a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood/Elementary Education from North Greenville University as well as her master’s degree in Education with a focus on Reading and Literacy from Walden University.  Additionally, she received her National Board Certification and her Graduate Certificate in School Leadership from Appalachian State University in 2017. 

Mrs. Buchanan's main goal as interim principal is creating a safe, caring community where all students can grow and thrive; she wants all students to know they are loved.  Building relationships with students and families is important to her. As Hall Fletcher’s interim principal, she wants to support staff as we continue to learn so we can deepen our commitment to making sure all students grow and achieve. 

When Mrs. Buchanan is not at school, she enjoys relaxing on her front porch, reading novels and supporting her family, regardless of whether they’re playing or coaching sports.  She is married to Scott Buchanan, a teacher and coach at Asheville Middle School, and together they have three children.  Their daughter, Kendall, is a graduate of Western Carolina University; she teaches PE and coaches at Enka Middle School.  Their son, Will,  is a freshman at Liberty University where he received a full scholarship for football, and their youngest son, Cooper, is a kindergartener.