Personnel Director

Phone:    205-871-4608


Degrees and Certifications:

B.S. Early Childhood Education, University of Alabama M.S. Early Childhood Education, Georgia State University M.S. Gifted Education, Georgia State University Ed. S. Educational Leadership, University of West Georgia Ed. D. Educational Leadership, University of Alabama    

Dr. Susan Cole

Dr. Susan Cole received an undergraduate degree in Early Childhood Education and an Ed.D. in Educational Administration from the University of Alabama. She also received graduate degrees from Georgia State University and The University of West Georgia.

With over 30 years of experience, Dr. Cole has worked in several school districts in Georgia, Florida and Alabama as a teacher and a principal.  As a principal, she opened new elementary schools and assisted in developing the school communities. Additionally, she served as Director of Community Schools and Director of Human Resources. She was named Administrator of the Year in Cobb County, Georgia.

Professionally, Dr. Cole served as a Georgia Governor’s Leadership Institute instructor and participant. She was also active in the Georgia Association of School Personnel Administrators, serving on the Board of Directors as the Chairman of the Business Committee and State Program Chair. In 2015, she presented at the National Blue Ribbon Conference.  She also has served as an adjunct professor at Kennesaw State University, Stetson University, and Piedmont College.

Dr. Cole has been active in the Chamber of Commerce Leadership programs for adults and students. She served on the Board of Directors of Cobb County, Georgia, Youth Leadership program and was awarded the W. Wyman Pilcher Jr. Memorial Scholarship award for community service by the Cobb County Chamber of Commerce.  Dr. Cole has also served on numerous boards, including Northeast Georgia American Red Cross; Celebration Arts Council; Florida Hospital, Diabetes Center; and Boys and Girls Club.