Mission, Vision, and Beliefs
Building a globally competitive school system that educates the whole child through teaching, learning, collaboration, and innovation.
The Richmond County School System will provide an equitable education for all students to prepare them for life beyond the classroom.
- Every person can learn and has the right to a quality education.
- Students thrive in a positive climate and culture where they are respected and all ideas are accepted.
- Effective communication is key to understanding among people.
- Excellence in education is a collaborative effort and shared responsibility of the individual, home, school, and community.
Purpose and Role of the Human Resources Department
Hire and retain highly qualified staff.
Points of Contact
Name: Cecil Clark, Ed.D
Title: Chief Human Resources Officer
Phone: 706.826.1000 ext. 5527
Name: Melissa Shepard, Ed.D
Title: Human Resources Assistant Director
Phone: 706.826.1000 ext. 5526
Name: Laura Bussiere
Title: Coordinator of District Office and Classified
Phone: 706.826.1000 ext. 5530
Name: Shontier Barnes, Ed.D
Title: Coordinator of Elementary Schools
Phone: 706.826.1000 ext. 5522
Name: Crystal Walden
Title: Coordinator of Middle and High Schools
Phone: 706.826.1000 ext. 5806