School Improvement

  • School Improvement, Assessment and Accountability Department Overview 

    The School Improvement and Assessment Department of the Paulding County School District guides the district’s efforts in ensuring high academic achievement for all students through the support of continuous improvement planning, provision of high quality professional learning for all staff, direction and support to stakeholders with data and other resources to improve student learning, and effective management and utilization of grants and federal funds to provide quality educational opportunities for all students. 


    The mission of the School Improvement and Assessment department is to provide leadership, professional learning, and support in the areas of district and school improvement, student assessment, and accountability to maximize student achievement.

  • School Improvement, Assessment and Accountability Goals:

    1. Enhance district support for continuous improvement planning
    2. Build capacity to develop strong educational leaders
    3. Provide effective reporting and monitoring tools to ensure accountability
    4. Enhance and maintain positive cultures and expand support of family and community engagement 
  • Contact Information and Responsibilities:

    Dr. Jason Gregaydis – Executive Director of School Improvement and Curriculum
    770-443-8003 Ext. 10158
          -  District and School Improvement, Strategic Planning, District Accreditation, Professional Learning, Stakeholders Meetings 

    Dr. Cynthia Davies – Director of Assessment & Accountability
    770-443-8003 Ext. 20019
          -  Strategic Waiver School District (SWSS), CCRPI Accountability, District Waivers, Research Approval, Data Teams Trainer

    Cassandra Dobbs – Director of Diversity & Engagement
    770-443-8003 Ext. 10220

    Teresa Benefield– Director of Title I
    770-443-8003 Ext. 10267

    David Ponder – Coordinator of Assessment
    770-443-8003 Ext. 10237
          -  State Assessment

    Kim Williams – Title I Parent Involvement Specialist
    770-443-8003 Ext. 10229
          -  Title I Parent Involvement Program

    Trina Williams - District Title I Interventionist
    770-443-8003 Ext. 10128
          -   Title I Reading Interventionist

    Jana Stegall – Grant Writer and Administrator
    770-443-8003 Ext. 10230
          -   Grant Writing, Grant Management and Support

    Dyan Earnhart – Homeless Education Liaison
    770-443-8003 Ext. 10264

          -   McKinney- Vento Program

    Tina Sprankel – Academic Improvement Specialist II
    770-443-8003 Ext. 10116 

    Vicky Stubblefield – Title I Secretary
    770-443-8003 Ext. 10210   

    Annee Kramer – Assessment Clerk & MSP Support
    770-443-8003 Ext. 10187

    Sarah Tinkle – Assessment Secretary  
    770-443-8003 Ext. 32009