Annette Edwards

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Annette Edwards

District 5

annette.edwards@henry.k12.ga.us

Annette Edwards is a retired educator serving the constituents of District 5 on the Henry County Board of Education.  Her experience of over 30 years in the classroom provides her with a unique perspective to serve the students and families in the northern section of the county.  Originally from Hollywood, Florida, Edwards earned a bachelor's degree from Florida Memorial College, a master's degree from Nova University, and a specialist degree from Clark Atlanta University.  

She saw the opportunity to run for a post on the school board as a way to broaden her reach to serve students and families in her district.  She wants to be an advocate for students to make sure they are afforded the education and success they deserve.  She is proud of the many accomplishments that have been realized during her time on the board through service to the community.  This includes the construction of a new performing arts center in the northern part of the county, the expansion of the Academy for Advanced Studies, and the increases in student achievement.  She is also most proud of serving beside the other board members.  Collectively, the board is focused on student achievement and educating the 43,000 students enrolled in HCS.  

She and her husband Eugene, both retirees, are actively involved as volunteers in the community.  They have two adult children - Dr. Michael E. Edwards and Monique S. Edwards.

 

Represents the following schools:

Elementary - Austin Road ES, Cotton Indian ES, Fairview ES, Red Oak ES, Smith-Barnes ES, Stockbridge ES, Woodland ES

Middle - Austin Road MS, Dutchtown MS, Stockbridge MS, Woodland MS, EXCEL Academy

High - Dutchtown HS, Stockbridge HS, Woodland HS, EXCEL Academy, Academy for Advanced Studies

 

HCS Board Member since January 1, 2015

Term ends December 31, 2022

Speaking to the community during the ground breaking for the Performing Arts Center (North)
Getting a closer look at instruction during a visit to Stockbridge Middle School
Working with district leadership during a board work session
Conferring diplomas at Hampton High's first graduation
Reading to students at Cotton Indian Elementary
Welcoming students to school at Fairview Elementary
speaking with parents at a Leadership Listens session held at Austin Road Elementary
Working with Fairview Elementary in surprising all student with a Christmas from Shaq