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The GCSA professional staff is dedicated to serving our member schools and expanding public school choice in Georgia. We offer customized consulting services, discount programs, and a wide variety of training programs for petitioners, established school leaders, and aspiring school leaders. Through advocacy, communication and education, our aim is to help launch and sustain high quality charter schools that can change childrens’ lives.
Executive Vice President
Andrew is GCSA’s Executive Vice President and has been with the organization since 2005. After nearly 10 years in the sports entertainment industry, Andrew pursued a career in education, first as a classroom teacher, then with GCSA. Andrew’s primary responsibility is advocacy at the state, county, and community level.
Director of Certification Programs
Jeff Homan joined the Georgia Charter Schools Association in September 2015, after serving three-plus years as the Principal at The Main Street Academy, a Fulton County charter school located in College Park serving students in Grades K through 8.
Director of Development
Dana joined the Georgia Charter Schools Association in August 2015 after wearing many hats in the non-profit world on a volunteer and professional level. With a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Sociology from St. John’s University Dana has lent her talents to cause-oriented organizations both nationally and internationally.
Vice President of New School Development
Sharma comes to GCSA after serving as Director of the District Flexibility and Charter Schools Division at the Georgia Department of Education. In her role with the department, Sharma worked with more than 100 charter schools throughout Georgia. In 2016, the National Association of Charter School Authorizers selected Sharma for its NACSA Leaders Program.
Tara Sealy joined the GCSA staff in 2016 as a Program Specialist in the GaTAPP program after working as a school administrator in the area of Special Education at an Atlanta area charter school. In her prior role as a Special Education Administrator and Assistant Principal, she was responsible for monitoring, ensuring compliance and supporting teachers implementation of effective curriculum.