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