Dr. Stanley W. DeJarnett
Dr. Stan DeJarnett was appointed by Governor Brian Kemp as the Tenth Congressional District Representative to the State Board of Education. He served for over 30 years as an educator in Georgia public schools as a music teacher, curriculum specialist, principal, and district leader. Prior to retirement, he served as Superintendent of the Morgan County Charter School System in Madison. Additionally, DeJarnett served for eight years as the Director of the Georgia Vision Project, a statewide initiative committed to promoting and improving public education. He has served in several leadership roles at the state and national level. He was elected by his colleagues to serve on the National Governing Board of the American Association of School Administrators (AASA). He also represented Georgia at the National Center for Education, Research and Technology (NCERT).
Dr. DeJarnett received his Bachelor's and Master's Degrees from Western Carolina University and his Doctorate in Educational Leadership from The University of Georgia. He is active in his community, having served on the boards of the Morgan County Foundation for Excellence, Ferst Readers, Boys & Girls Club of Morgan County and the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center. He and his wife Kaye have three daughters and four grandchildren.