Central Office

Department of School Operations

Responsible for the planning, operation, evaluation and improvement of the daily operations of Marietta City Schools, including but not limited to; implementation and annual revision of the behavior code; administration and supervision of school governance teams (SGTs); residency verification; school safety; administration of school social work program; design and implementation of special programs to complement the regular instructional program; development of the school calendar; testing and assessment; and review, planning, and implementation of the system’s summer school program.

Performance Learning Center

The Marietta Performance Learning Center (PLC) is an innovative partnership between Marietta City Schools and Communities in Schools of Marietta/Cobb County. The PLC serves students who are not succeeding in a traditional school setting or are one or more years behind their peers academically and desire to complete their graduation requirements in concert with their peers. The PLC maintains a business-like learning environment where students complete assignments using an integrated online and project-based curriculum that is aligned with the Georgia Performance Standards. In addition to their classroom work, PLC students engage in service learning projects, college and career planning and exploration, leadership development, and other enrichment activities, often working with mentors who serve the center.

For additional information contact:
Tammie Harris-Roach, Academic Coordinator

School Social Work Services

School social workers are a vital part of the educational process by using their expertise to promote the healthy development of the whole child and assist students and parents in obtaining the help and resources available to achieve their goals. Not only do they collaborate with the entire educational staff to remove barriers to academic success but they provide direct and indirect services to address issues including social, emotional, and mental health. They also work with various community agencies to provide tools for students and their families to function and be productive in every phase of school and social life.

Technology Services

Responsible for the operation of all district technology applications, including computer hardware, software, and training/instruction of staff in use and maintenance of technology as appropriate.

 

pdf file  MCS Technology Plan

Contacts

Dr. Dayton Hibbs
Associate Superintendent
250 Howard Street
Marietta, GA 30060
Phone: (770) 422-3500, ext. 7268

Preston Howard
Operations Administrator
250 Howard Street
Marietta, GA 30060
Phone: (770) 422-3500, ext. 7286

David Digiovanni
Director, Technology and Information Systems
250 Howard Street
Marietta, GA 30060
Phone: (770) 422-3500

Forrestella Taylor
Administrator of Accountability and Program Support
250 Howard Street
Marietta, GA  30060
Phone: (770) 422-3500, ext. 7296

Kristin Hanfland
School Social Worker
340 Aviation Road
Marietta, GA 30060
Phone: (770) 429-3115
Services: Hickory Hills, Marietta Center for Advanced Academics, Marietta Sixth Grade Academy, Marietta Middle School, Ombudsman (middle)

Valerie Kahiha
School Social Worker
840 Sawyer Road
Marietta, Georgia 30062
Phone: (770) 429-9923
Services: Marietta City Preschool Program, A.L. Burruss, Dunleith, Sawyer Road, West Side, Marietta High School

Adrienne McGahee-Jackson
School Social Worker
1171 Whitlock Avenue
Marietta, GA 30064
Phone: (770) 428-2631
Services: Lockheed, Park Street, Marietta High School, Performance Learning Center, Ombudsman (high school)

Milena Skollar /Josefina Bates
School Social Worker
340 Aviation Road
Marietta, GA 30060
Phone: (770) 429-3115
Services: Spanish speaking families at all schools

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