Superintendent’s Agenda Preparation Group

Dr. Brian Hightower, Superintendent 


Trey Olson, Deputy Superintendent, School Operations, Programs and Support

Rick Beaulieu, Assistant Superintendent, Personnel Management
Bobby Blount, Assistant Superintendent, Accountability, Technology, and Strategic Planning
Susan McCarthy, Assistant Superintendent, Educational Programs, Student Support, and Professional Development
Kenneth Owen, Assistant Superintendent, Financial Management
Bill Sebring, Assistant Superintendent, Support Services and Facilities/Construction Management           
Ronald Barnes, Director, Maintenance
Don Corr, Director, Staffing
Marjorie DeFrank, Director, Grants Accounting, Internal Audits and Budgets
Tim Feltner, Director, Technology Services/Data Communications
Charlette Green, Director, Special Education
Dr. Nicole Holmes, Director, School Operations
Barbara Jacoby, Director, Public Information, Communications and Partnerships
TBA, Director, Curriculum and Academic Standards
Mark Kissel, Chief of School Police
Julie Little, Director, Risk Management/Safety/Benefits               
Mike McGowan, Director, Strategic Planning and Intergovernmental Relations
Dr. Gayle McLaurin, Director, Student Assessment
Debra Murdock, Director, School Operations
Phil Parrott, Director, Facility Construction and Planning/Forecasting
Dr. Paul Weir, Director, School Improvement and Professional Development
Dr. Keith Bryant, Supervisor, Special Education
Debbie Childress, Supervisor, Instructional Technology
Cathy Elliott, Supervisor, Staffing             
Sheryl Gould, Supervisor, Special Education
Teresa Henry, Supervisor, Federal Programs
Dr. Leslie Lewis, Supervisor, Staffing
Jackie Miller, Supervisor, Professional/Staff Development
Shannon Nolan, Supervisor, Purchasing
Dr. Susan Ritchie, Supervisor, Special Education
Susan Turner, Supervisor, Food Service
Steve Werner, Supervisor, Construction
Mindy Woosley, Supervisor, Accounting/Budgets and System Applications
Jim Georges, Coordinator, Transportation Routing/Operations
Mitch Hamilton, Coordinator, Planning and Forecasting
Carrie McGowan, Coordinator, Community Relations and Publications
Jenna Williams, Coordinator, Accounting/Budgets and System Applications

Paula Crumbley, Principal, Carmel ES/Lead Principal, Woodstock Innovation Zone
Dr. Keith Ingram, Principal, Ball Ground ES STEM Academy/Lead Principal, Creekview Innovation Zone
Doug Knott, Principal, Liberty ES/Lead Principal, Cherokee Innovation Zone
Dr. Kerry Martin, Principal, Mill Creek MS/Lead Principal, River Ridge Innovation Zone
Whitney Nolan, Principal, Hickory Flat ES/Lead Principal, Sequoyah Innovation Zone
Dr. Jennifer Scrivner, Principal, Clark Creek ES STEM Academy/Lead Principal, Etowah Innovation Zone
Melissa Whatley, Executive Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent
Penny Dempsey, Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent

Cherokee County School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or disability in its programs, activities or employment practices.