[three_fourth_last]Professional Awards & Activities
National Distinguished Principal’s Award – Washington, DC – 1996. Presented by United States Secretary of Education to the outstanding principal from each state.
Advisor, to U.S. President Clinton’s “America Reads” program – Washington, DC – 1996. Served with 9 U.S. principals as advisors to curriculum and budget issues.
National Association of Elementary School Principals – 1988-1997 – Education Conference Chair; coordinated state school superintendent panel.
Partner in Education, Award winner to Nicholson Elementary, 1996.
President, Cobb County Association of Elementary School Principals, 1991.
Atlanta’s Finest Fifty – 1996 One of fifty honored for outstanding commitment to Atlanta area business, civic, and charitable organizations.
Finalist, Tribute to Women in Business & Industry, YWCA, 1992.
Governor’s School Leadership Institute – 1992-1993.
School Bell Award Winner, 1992 – “Self-Esteem.”
Education Chair, Junior League of Cobb County, 1990-1991.
Who’s Who in Georgia, 1988. Statewide honorable recognition of achievement.
President, Professional Association of Georgia Educators, 1989.
Board of Directors / Public Relations Chair, Inside Corporation, 1994-1997.
Cobb County Department of Transportation – Oversight Committee, coordinating the $560 million local tax budget – 1994-1997.
Leadership Cobb – 1991-1997 – Chamber of Commerce, Education Day Coordinator, Mentor & Leadership University.
Chamber of Commerce – 1989-1997 – Partner in Education Committees; Coordinator