Meet the Administration Team


Mrs. Ashley Watkins, Principal

Mrs. Watkins is a proud product of the Houston County School System. She graduated from Northside High School and went on to earn her undergraduate and Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of West Georgia. She earned her Educational Specialist in Teacher Leadership from Walden University. Mrs. Watkins and her wonderful husband, Daniel, have three beautiful girls, Cami, Mati, and Mili.

Before coming to Bonaire Primary, she taught 4th grade and kindergarten at Shirley Hills Elementary School and then went on to become the Assistant Principal of Instruction at Westside Elementary School. Mrs. Watkins has been in education for 17 years, with 15 years served in the Houston County School District.

In 2016, Mrs. Watkins was named the Teacher of the Year at Shirley Hills Elementary School and later received the honor of being named Houston County's District Teacher of the Year. She also received the Outstanding Assistant Principal Leadership Award for District 11 of the Georgia Association of Elementary School Principals.

Mrs. Watkins believes in the importance of laying a strong foundation for students and is excited to provide such a caring and nurturing environment for students to thrive in.  She is beyond thrilled to serve and partner with the faculty, students and parents of the Bonaire Primary Community and is eager to continue moving Bonaire Primary on the path to excellence.  Greatness really does start here!


Dr. Christie Bergh, Assistant Principal of Instruction

Dr. Christie Bergh is a Warner Robins native and a product of the Houston County School District, graduating from Warner Robins High School. She comes to Bonaire Primary from Westside Elementary in Warner Robins, where she served as an EIP Reading teacher. Prior to beginning her career in administration, she served thirteen years as a teacher. She began her teaching career at Matt Arthur Elementary School where she taught Pre-K. She moved to Bleckley County Elementary School and coached high school softball at Bleckley County High School. She rejoined the Houston County School System and served at Westside Elementary School for eight years. Within those eight years she served as a fourth and fifth grade teacher, instructional coach and an EIP reading teacher. She is eager and excited to work with the teachers, students, parents, and staff of Bonaire Primary.

Dr. Bergh earned her Doctor of Education Degree from Piedmont College in 2020, Specialist Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Piedmont College in 2015, Master’s Degree in Teacher Leadership from Walden University in 2010, and her Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Georgia Southwestern State University in 2006. Dr. Bergh is married to her husband, Brandon, and they have a son, Chandler.


Mrs. Amanda Parker, Assistant Principal of Discipline

Mrs. Parker graduated from Georgia Southern University with a B.S.Ed. in Early Childhood Education. She went on to earn a Master’s degree in Elementary Reading and Math from Walden University. After teaching in Statesboro, Georgia for seven years, Mrs. Parker earned a M.Ed. in School Counseling from Georgia Southern University. She served as a school counselor in Statesboro, Georgia before moving on to earn her Ed.S in Educational Leadership. Mrs. Parker served as an Assistant Principal of Langston Chapel Elementary School for three years. She also served as a school counselor at South Ridge Elementary School in Castle Rock, Colorado and at Bonaire Primary School in Bonaire, Georgia.

She is married to Stan, and they are proud parents of two girls. Mrs. Parker values relationships with students, staff, and families. She is committed to serving the Bonaire community with respect and kindness. She believes it’s always a good day to live the PAWS life. She is thrilled to be a Bonaire Bobcat!