Meet Our Advisory Board

Board of Advisors

The Board of Advisors guides the activities of the Center. It is comprised of representatives from the school districts that are members of the Center, school leaders and representatives of the faculty of the Department of Educational Policy Studies of Georgia State University.

ADVISORY BOARD — 2017-2018

Dr. James Kahrs
Executive Director, Principals Center
Educational Policy Studies, Georgia State University
Office: 404-413-8259
Cell 770-366-0215
[email protected]

Dr. José G. Boza, Jr.
Director of Leadership Development (Dekalb)
1701 Mountain Industrial Blvd., Stone Mountain, GA 30083
678-676-1096 Office
[email protected]

Dr. Kristina Brezicha
Assistant Professor
Educational Policy Studies, Georgia State University
404-413-8261
[email protected]

Dr. JoAnn Brown
Director, Leveraging Leadership
404-259-3807
[email protected]

Dr. Deloris Bryant-Booker
Education Consultant
404-508-0832
[email protected]

Ms. Bertha Caldwell
Dir. Professional Learning (Bibb)
484 Mulberry Street, Macon, GA 31201
478-765-8517
[email protected]

Dr. Tamara Candis
Principal, Hopkins Elementary (Gwinnett)
1315 Dickens Road, Lilburn, GA 30047
770-564-2661
[email protected]

Dr. Lydia Conway
Ex. Dir. Learning & Development (Fulton)
450 Northridge Pkwy., Sandy Springs, GA 30350
404-669-8090
[email protected]

Dr. Dionne Cowan
Associate Director, Principals Center
404-413-8257
[email protected]

Dr. Maggie Fehrman
Principal, Bay Creek Middle School (Gwinnett)
821 Cooper Road, Grayson, GA 30017-1516
678-344-7570
[email protected]

Mr. Bruce Fraser
Supervisor Leadership Development (Cobb)
514 Glover Street, Marietta, GA 30060
770-402-7410
[email protected]

Ms. Lisa Gugino
770-898-1452

Ms. Stephanie S. Johnson, Ed. S
Deputy Superintendent, School and District Effectiveness
Georgia Department of Education
1870 Twin Towers East
205 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive, S.E., Atlanta, GA, 30334
Office: 404-657-2954 Cell: 678-326-2778
[email protected]

Dr. Sheila Kahrs
Assistant Executive Director, GASSP
1331 Meriweather Drive, Watkinsville, GA 30677
678-227-3071
[email protected]

Ms. Katherine Kelbaugh
Principal, The Museum School of Avondale Estates
923 Forrest Blvd., Decatur, GA 30030
404-289-0320
[email protected]

Dr. Craig Lockhart
NCSS Deputy Superintendent of Schools (Newton)
2109 Newton Drive NE, Covington, GA 30015
770-787-1330
[email protected]

Dr. Renee Mallard
Principal, Beaverbrook Elementary (Griffin-Spalding)
251 Birdie Road, Griffin, GA, 30223
770-229-3750
[email protected]

Dr. Gregory Middleton
Limited Term Clinical Assistant Professor
Educational Leadership Unit, Georgia State University
404-413-8258
[email protected]

Dr. Sheryl Cowart Moss
Assistant Professor
Education Leadership Unit, Georgia State University
404-413-8264
[email protected]

Ms. Susan Norton
Principal, Barksdale Elementary (Rockdale)
596 Oglesby Bridge Rd., Conyers, GA
770-483-9514
[email protected]

Dr. Noris Price
Superintendent (Baldwin)
Baldwin County Schools
P O Box 1188, Milledgeville, GA 31059
[email protected]

Dr. Jeffrey Robinson

Principal, Shelton Elementary School (Paulding)
1531 Cedarcrest Road, Dallas, GA 30132
770-443-4244
[email protected]

Dr. Werner Rogers
Former, Visiting Assistant Professor
Educational Policy Studies, GSU
404-413-8282
[email protected]

Dr. Nick Sauers
Assistant Professor
Educational Policy Studies, Georgia State University
404-413-8263
[email protected]

Ms. Caitlin Sims
School Effectiveness Specialist
404-802-4100
[email protected]

Dr. Dan Sims
Associate Superintendent of Schools
Atlanta Public Schools
130 Trinity Avenue Southwest, Atlanta, GA 30303
404-669-8200
[email protected]

Ms. Raynise Smith
Executive Director, School Turnaround Strategy
Atlanta Public Schools
130 Trinity Avenue Southwest, Atlanta, GA 30303
404-802-2720
[email protected]

Ms. Ladonna Starnes
Principal, Bells Ferry Elementary School (Cobb County)
Cobb County School System
2600 Bells Ferry Rd., Marietta, GA 30066
678-594-8950
[email protected]rg

Dr. Angela Strozier
School Effectiveness Specialist
Department of School and District Effectiveness
Georgia Department of Education
1870 Twin Towers East
205 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive, SE, Atlanta, GA 30334
678-676-5102
[email protected]

Dr. Yinying “Helen” Wang
Assistant Professor
Educational Policy Studies, Georgia State University
404-413-8291
[email protected]

Dr. Kendra Washington-Bass
Director, Leadership Development Georgia SAM Coordinator (Gwinnett)
437 Old Peachtree Road, Suwanee, GA 30024
678-301-7284
[email protected]

Ms. Margaret White
Superintendent, Northwest Learning Community
Fulton County Schools
450 Northridge Pkwy., Sandy Springs, GA 30350
770-667-7770
[email protected]

Mr. Kenneth C. Williams
CEO, Unfold the Soul Inc.
P.O. Box 451, Sharpsburg, GA 30277
877-6UN-FOLD
[email protected]

Ms. Kena Worthy
Principal, Timothy Road Elementary (Clarke County)
1900 Timothy Road, Athens, GA 30606
706-372-7228
[email protected]