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Board of Education

gsba 2019 distinguished school board logo

“Educating the Emerging Generation”

The Cherokee County School District welcomes your input.  Please email questions, comments and concerns.

The Cherokee County Board of Education meets regularly at:

Dr. Frank R. Petruzielo Educational Services Facility
1205 Bluffs Parkway
Canton, GA 30114

Upcoming meeting dates and agendas are posted on the Board Meetings page.

If your child is being recognized at a School Board meeting, please read this additional information.

Public Participation is scheduled at every regular meeting.  Any citizens who wish to speak to an agenda item will have the opportunity to do so at any regular meeting of the Board, as recognized by the Chairman.

The Board and Superintendent also have periodic strategic planning retreats/work sessions throughout the school year, which are typically scheduled prior to Board meetings.

2019-20 Board Meetings

Board Meeting Agenda Archives


school board members and superintendent

Front row, from left, Kelly Poole, Kyla Cromer and Patsy Jordan.

Back row, from left, Clark Menard, John Harmon, Mike Chapman,  Robert Rechsteiner and Superintendent Dr. Brian V. Hightower.


Kyla Cromer School Board Chair

2019 Gold Leaf Parkway Canton, GA 30114




Kelly Poole District 1 and Vice Chair

310 Maple Grove Ct Canton, GA 30114 678.895.9044


Patsy Jordan District 2

4422 Yellow Creek Road Ball Ground, GA 30107 770.893.2970



John Harmon District 3

1078 Meadow Brook Dr. Woodstock, GA 30188 770.855.1562


Robert Rechsteiner "Rick Steiner" District 4

250 Heritage Walk Woodstock, GA 30188



Clark Menard District 5

4114 Dream Catcher Dr. Woodstock, GA 30189 678.388.7214


Mike Chapman District 6

6063 Governor’s Walk Canton, GA 30115


 2019-20 Student Advisor

Callie Goins, River Ridge High School

School Board Post Map


Vision Statement

“Together, we will prepare the emerging generation to confidently rise up to limitless learning potential and success."

Mission Statement

"We are committed to educating the emerging generation through learning environments designed to increase the performance of all students.”

Core Beliefs around Rigor, Relevance and Relationships

Five Priority Areas

Cherokee County School District Online Policy Manual