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Educator Support Services

“When educators thrive, students succeed."​

The Educator Support Services (ESS) Division advances statewide recruitment and retention policies to attract, develop, and recognize highly effective Georgia educators. ESS supports opportunities for all students to learn through effective instructional and leadership practices. Simply stated, educators matter. 



Contact Information

Nathifa Carmichael
Director, Educator Support and Development
Georgia Department of Education
2053 Twin Towers East
205 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive, SE
Atlanta, GA 30334