Gordon County Schools Board of Education

CALHOUN, GA – Gordon County Schools is joining in a statewide celebration to recognize the work and commitment of our local school board members. Governor Brian Kemp has proclaimed the week of March 13-17, 2023 as School Board Appreciation Week in Georgia.

The week-long celebration serves to recognize the positive impact local boards of education make in their community.

At the Gordon County Schools Board of Education Meeting on Monday, March 13th, each member of the GCS Board of Education was recognized for their outstanding contributions to the school system, students, and community they serve. During the meeting, board members were shown a tribute video, created by students at Ashworth Middle School, and had desks that were covered with "thank you" posters created by local students from each school. Superintendent Dr. Kimberly Fraker also presented each board member with a certificate to recognize their service. 

Board of Education members currently serving the Gordon County Schools system: 

  • Post 1 – Mr. Charlie Walraven (Chair)
  • Post 2 – Mr. Jason Hendrix
  • Post 3 – Mrs. Dana Stewart
  • Post 4 – Mr. Bobby Hall (Vice-Chair)
  • Post 5 – Mr. Kacee Smith 
  • Post 6 – Mrs. Christie Fox
  • Post at Large – Mr. Eddie Hall  

School board members, elected by local communities, are responsible for making informed decisions representing the overall values, vision, and goals for the public school system they serve.  

The Gordon County Schools Board of Education has been recognized by the Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA) as an Exemplary School Board for their exemplary leadership and school governance. Exemplary status is the highest level of distinction achievable, requiring school boards to meet a strict set of criteria including demonstrating accreditation compliance and exceeding training requirements.

Learn more about the Gordon County Schools Board of Education by visiting www.gcbe.org/boardofeducation 


About Gordon County Schools Gordon County Schools system serves approximately 6,500 students in schools across the county including six elementary schools, two middle schools, and two high schools. The mission of the Gordon County School system is to build a collaborative culture that engages all students and staff in learning experiences leading to growth, empowerment, and transformation. 

Contact at Gordon County Schools:
Kendra Pannell
Communications Coordinator
Email: kpannell@gcbe.org 
Phone: (706) 629-7366 ext. 8151 
Website: www.gcbe.org