The Office of Teaching and Learning

  • The Office of Teaching and Learning provides system-level planning, development, review, and revision of the K-12 curriculum in all content areas. This office is also responsible for leading committees in the selection of instructional materials and resources that support the implementation of the district's curriculum. In addition, members of the Office of Teaching and Learning provide support to school administrators, department chairs, instructional coaches, and teachers on the effective implementation of the district curriculum.

    Executive Directors of Leadership Development 

    Dr. Neil Crosslin (
    706-546-7721, ext. 79546
    Assigned schools: Cedar Shoals High, Athens Community Career Academy, Burney-Harris-Lyons Middle, Hilsman Middle, Barnett Shoals Elementary, Cleveland Road Elementary, Fowler Drive Elementary, Gaines Elementary, Howard B. Stroud Elementary, Johnnie Lay Burks Elementary, Whitehead Road Elementary

    Dr. Kena Worthy (
    706-546-7721, ext. 79555
    Assigned schools: Clarke Central High, Classic City High, Clarke Middle, Coile Middle, Barrow Elementary, Bettye Henderson Holston Elementary, J.J. Harris Elementary, Oglethorpe Avenue Elementary, Timothy Road Elementary, Whit Davis Elementary, Winterville Elementary

    Executive Director of Teaching and Learning
    Jennifer Martin (
    706-546-7721, ext. 79526

    Director of Professional Development
    Dr. Amy Peacock (
    706-546-7721, ext. 79502

    Budget Assistant
    Sharon Bates (
    706-546-7721, ext. 79524

    English Language Arts Curriculum Coordinator - Secondary
    Carlyn Bland (
    706-546-7721, ext. 79504

    English Language Arts Curriculum Coordinator - Elementary
    Christine Havens-Hafer (

    ELA Specialist
    Shatana Williams (
    706-546-7721, ext. 79554

    Math Curriculum Coordinator - Elementary
    Desylin Culliver (
    706-546-7721, ext. 79509

    Math Curriculum Coordinator - Secondary
    Glenda Huff (
    706-546-7721, ext. 79551

    Science Curriculum Coordinator
    Seri Beall (
    706-546-7721, ext. 79549

    Social Studies Curriculum Coordinator
    Ben Smalley (
    706-546-7721, ext. 79503

    Fine Arts, Health, & Physical Education Curriculum Coordinator
    Dan Smith (
    706-546-7721, ext. 79505

    World Languages Curriculum Coordinator
    Nathan Reincheld (
    706-546-7721, ext. 79520 

    Coordinator of English Learner (EL) Language Programs
    David Forker (
    706-546-7721, ext. 79507

    Gifted Curriculum Coordinator
    Jennifer Bogdanich (
    706-546-7721, ext. 79541

    Instructional Technology Specialist
    Katie Dirr (
    706-546-7721, ext. 79717

    Instructional Technology Specialist
    Michelle Banahan (
    706-546-7721, ext. 79519