Board of Education
The nine-member Clarke County Board of Education (BOE) is the official governing body for the Clarke County School District. It is responsible for policy-making, budget approval, evaluation of the superintendent, and other duties prescribed by law. Board members are elected to four-year terms. To contact a BOE member, use the "Board Members" dropdown menu below.
Please get in touch with the appropriate Clarke County School District office or school for information on a specific issue (such as school registration, disciplinary hearings, or employment). The school district's main number is 706-546-7721.
For board administration questions, contact:
Executive Assistant to the Superintendent/Board Manager
706-546-7721, Ext. 79201
Click here for the 2023 board meeting schedule. The meetings are held in the Vernon Payne Meeting Hall at the CCSD District Office, located at 595 Prince Ave., Athens. Meetings are also live-streamed and available for on-demand viewing on the CCSD YouTube channel.
Public Comments at Board Meetings
- The deadline to sign up to speak at a regular BOE meeting is 4 p.m. on the day of the meeting.
- To sign up, please call Lisa Palmer at 706-546-7721, Ext. 79201.
- Members of the public must provide their name, place of residence, contact information, and speaking topic.
District 1 - Heidi Hensley
District 2 - Claudia Butts
District 3 - Linda Davis
District 4 - Dr. Patricia Yager
District 5 - Tim Denson
District 6 - Dr. Mumbi Anderson (Board Vice President)
District 7 - Dr. LaKeisha Gantt (Board President)
District 8 - Nicole Hull, J.D.
District 9 - Dr. Mark Evans