• School Improvement
  • School Improvement and Assessment 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 and Assessment 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:
    Pending Appointment – Executive Director of School Improvement and Assessment
    770-443-8003 Ext. 10158

       - District and School Improvement, Strategic Planning, District Accreditation, Professional Learning, Stakeholders Meetings 

    Gina King – Director of Assessment & Accountability
    770-443-8003 Ext. 10104
         - Strategic Waiver School District (SWSS), CCRPI Accountability, District Waivers, Title II, Research Approval, Data Teams Trainer
    Cassandra Dobbs – Director of Diversity & Engagement
    770-443-8003 Ext. 10220
    DeeCarol White– Director of Title I
    770-443-8003 Ext. 10267
    David Ponder – Coordinator of Assessment
    770-443-8003 Ext. 

       - 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 Liaison
    770-443-8003 Ext. 32018
       - McKinney- Vento Program
    Tina Sprankel – Academic Improvement Specialist II
    770-443-8003 Ext. 10116
    Vicky Stubblefield – Title I Secretary
    770-443-8003 Ext. 10210
    Dana Mann – Assessment Secretary
    770-443-8003 Ext. 10187
    Sarah Tinkle – Assessment Clerk & MSP Support
    770-443-8003 Ext. 32009