Michele Taylor honored as Georgia superintendent of the year

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Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Georgia's new school superintendent of the year, Dr. Michele Taylor, is described as a "practical dreamer" in the nomination submitted on her behalf. She dreams big dreams, then finds a practical way to make them happen, Calhoun City Schools board Chairwoman Amy Atkinson wrote in the application.

The judges evidently took Atkinson's evaluation and other endorsement letters from the Gordon County community to heart, because Taylor received the state's top honor a few days ago at the Georgia School Board Association's annual conference. She's now Georgia's representative for National School Superintendent of the Year, and finalists will be announced in January.

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