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 Superintendent's Parent Advisory Council


The Superintendent's Parent Advisory Council

​What is a Parent Advisory Council (PAC)?

The State School Superintendent’s Parent Advisory Council is a group of parents from across the state that provides input on new policies, projects, and materials that impact students and their families. Advisory Council members are particularly focused on how to increase parent and family engagement to ensure student academic success. Members serve as advisors and meet with the State School Superintendent several times throughout their two-year term.

Who Serves on the PAC?

There are approximately 31 PAC members whose participation is staggered in two-year terms. In addition to the PAC members, the winners of the annual Parent Leadership Awards​​ are invited to be honorary PAC members for one year. To include community partnerships, there are six community organizations selected to participate on the PAC.

How Are Parents Nominated to Serve on the PAC?

Parents are nominated to serve on the PAC by their local school districts at the beginning of each school year. A principal of a Georgia Title I school may nominate a parent to represent the school and the district. Only one nomination per school district is accepted. PAC members are chosen based on their capacity to lead, current levels of involvement in their child's school, and responses to application questions. 

2018-2019 PAC Members

Ronald Baker Treutlen County​
Debbie Cartee Atlanta Public Schools
Adrienne Clay Williams Terrell County
Lakishia D.  Evans Marion County
Stacey Flagg Utopian Charter Academy
Nicole Fleming Social Circle City
Shamira Herring Decatur County
Angel Javier  Rosario Gainesville City
Emily C. Mercer Forsyth County
Vickie Nickel Monroe County
Jill Repp Calhoun City
John Requarth Cobb County
Gary Rosser Jones County
Jodi Snipes Thomasville City
Ghazala “Annette” Turabi Richmond County

State Organizational Members
Mula Xavier Parent to Parent of Georgia
To be Determined Communities In Schools of Georgia
Donna Kosicki Georgia Parent Teacher Association (PTA)
Magda Perez United Way of Greater Atlanta
Rachael Oliver Georgia Family Connection Partnership
Emily Smith Bright From the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning
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