Board of Visitors

Dr. April Aldridge

Dr. April Aldridge

Instructional Specialist
Office of Rural Education and Innovation, Georgia Department of Education

India Barnes

India Barnes

Educational entrepreneur and 4th grade teacher
Marietta City Schools

Eliza Braden

Dr. Eliza Braden

Associate Professor of Elementary Education
University of South Carolina

Amanda Buice

Amanda Buice

Executive Director
Georgia Youth Science and Technology Centers, Inc.

Margaret Ciccarelli

Dr. Margaret Ciccarelli

Director of Legislative Services
Professional Association of Georgia Educators, Inc.

Cherie Dennis

Cherie Dennis

2022 Georgia Teacher of the Year
ESL Teacher
Hesse K–8 School

Jason Downey

Jason Downey

Chair
State Board of Education

John Hines

John Hines

Chairman, Hines Family Foundation for Education, Innovation and Service
Managing Director and Chief Technical Officer, JH Technology Associates, LLC

Jeff Jackson

Dr. Jeff Jackson

President
Georgia Independent School Association

Dr. Philip Lanoue

Dr. Philip Lanoue

Author, educational consultant, and retired superintendent

Ernie Lee

Ernie Lee

2016 Georgia Teacher of the Year
Behavioral Sciences Teacher
Savannah Arts Academy

Jonathan Patterson

Dr. Jonathan Patterson

Superintendent
Fayette County Public Schools

James Peas

James Peas

Chair of Professional Services
Southern Crescent Technical College

Mark Scott

Dr. Mark Scott

Superintendent of Schools
Houston County Schools

Torian White

Dr. Torian White

Principal
South Effingham High School

Karen Yarbrough

Karen Yarbrough

School Improvement Director
Middle Georgia Regional Education Service Agency