Staff

Dr. James R. Kahrs

James Kahrs

Executive Director

Career History: High School principal for over 14 years in Gwinnett and Oconee counties, Georgia, leadership coach for UGA’s Department of Lifelong Education, and 2001-2002 NASSP/Met Life Georgia Principal of the Year, 2001-02.

Jim is married to Dr. Sheila Kahrs, Principal, Haymon-Morris Middle School and the 2010 NASSP/Met Life National Principal of the Year.

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Email: jkahrs@gsu.edu

Dr. Dionne Cowan

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Associate Director

Career History: Elementary teacher, middle school mathematics teacher, numeracy elementary teacher trainer, assistant principal at a private Christian school, charter school mathematics teacher, founding principal of an all boys charter school, and director of education for a franchised learning center.

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Email: dcowan1@gsu.edu

Pictured above:  Our team at the Summer Planning Retreat July 2018. From Left to Right- Dr. Tamara Candis (Cohort Facilitator), Dr. Dionne Cowan (Associate Director), Dr. James Kahrs (Executive Director), Dr. JoAnn Brown (Cohort Facilitator), and Dr. Chara Willaford (Cohort Facilitator).

 

Kimberly Moore

Kimberly Moore

Business Manager, Department of Educational Policy Studies 

Career History: Legal Assistant, Receptionist, Student Assistant and

Administrative Coordinator of the Principals Center from 1998-fall, 2012.

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Email: kmoore@gsu.edu