Profiles

We are very proud of our Council members!  This is an impressive group so stay tuned as we provide a closer look when they are in the news! Congratulations!

Dr. Michele Taylor, superintendent of Calhoun City Schools has been named a finalist for the title of National Superintendent of the Year.  Dr. Taylor recently joined the Georgia Partnership Council. Congratulations, Dr. Taylor!

Teacher and state legislator Amy Carter from Valdosta and Lowndes County has been a long-time friend of the Georgia Partnership.  Georgia Trend Magazine named her one of four "Power Women of 2013" in their June issue. The author notes, "These four bring intelligence, commitment and hard work to the causes they believe in and work for." Congratulations, Amy!

Teacher Council Members Lead the Way

Georgia's 2014 Teacher of the Year Jemelleh Coes has rotated off our Board of Directors but her "teacher voice" expertise will still be available to us as a Council member.  We asked Jemelleh to give us her reflections of her service during her 2013-14 tenure.  She has been an amazing representative of Georgia's dedicated and committed workforce.

Council member Lourie Owens, a 4th grade teacher at Mattie Lively Elementary School in Statesboro, could easily be called the "poster child" representing Georgia's great teachers. Why? Check out this video for the answer.  We salute Lourie for her commitment and dedication to her students!

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Meet the 2014 Georgia Partnership Council

This distinguished group of Georgians serves as an advisory group for us across the state.  They are our eyes and ears when it comes to topical education issues in their communities.

They are nominated by either staff, Board or other Council members and are approved by a vote of the Board of Directors.  Their professional expertise and commitment to public education is a force multiplier for the Georgia Partnership.

We are honored to have them as members of our extended team.

Meet them now!