Governing Board

The Museum School’s Board of Directors is responsible for ensuring that the academic program of The Museum School of Avondale Estates is successful, that the school’s program and operation are faithful to the terms of its charter, and that the school is a viable organization.

To access past meeting minutes, click here or contact the board’s secretary at katherine.moore@themuseumschool.org.

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The Museum School’s Board of Directors is responsible for ensuring that the academic program of The Museum School of Avondale Estates is successful, that the school’s program and operation are faithful to the terms of its charter, and that the school is a viable organization.

The committees of The Museum School Governing Board are each chaired by a member of the Governing Board. The committees and their respective responsibilities are listed below as follow:

Board Level Committees

Academic Excellence Committee
Works with the school’s principal to define academic excellence, ensure that all Board members understand the charter promises made to the community and the authorizer, and devise clear and consistent measures to monitor these goals.
Committee Meets: Quarterly

Communication Committee
Responsible for communicating news from The Museum School to relevant audiences.
Committee Meets: Monthly

Development Committee
Raises funds to meet the budgetary needs of The Museum School.
Committee Meets: Monthly

Facility Committee
Oversees implementation of facility renovations and maintenance.
Committee Meets: 2nd Monday of every month – 8pm

Finance Committee
Works with the school’s principal and business manager to create the annual budget, monitors implementation of approved budget on a regular basis and recommends proposed budget revisions. This committee also recommends policies for management of The Museum School’s assets.
Committee Meets:  2nd Tuesday of every month – 7pm

Governance Committee
Responsible for matters pertaining to Board recruitment, nomination, orientation, training, and evaluation of Board members in accordance with the bylaws and policies and practices approved by the Board.
Committee Meets: 2nd Thursday of every month – 7pm

Personnel Committee
Advises the Board on matters pertaining to personnel administration and staffing. This committee also hires and evaluates the principal.
Committee Meets: 2nd Tuesday of every month – 6:30pm

Advisory Council
Committee Meets: Monthly

In accordance with O.C.G.A. § 20-14-46(d), click this link to view DeKalb County School District’s financial information. This information is published by the Georgia Department of Education.

Click this link to access DeKalb County School District’s financial efficiency ratings published by and found on the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement’s website. School level data is unavailable at this time.

Clay Jones

Clay Jones
CHAIR
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Jesse Lincoln

Jesse Lincoln
VICE CHAIR
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Katie Cota

Katie Cota
TREASURER
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Katherine Moore
SECRETARY
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Rick Clark

Rick Clark
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Leah Dobbs

Leah Dobbs
Email

Frank Furman
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Josh Horne

Josh Horne
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Andy Huff

Andy Huff
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Ingrid Irby
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Andrea Jones
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Katherine Kelbaugh

Katherine Kelbaugh
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Alan Locke
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Danielle Royden

Danielle Royden
Email

Kelly Swinks
Email

Advisory Council

Mary Lamb, Adela Yelton, Tish Craig, Jenifer Cooper-Melia, Amy Crownover, Sasha Webb, Tamara Shipley, Brian Deutsch, Aspen Kron, Matt Knoop, Mark Joyner, Veny Alexsandrov, Bert Thornton, Bill Elek, Josh Andrews, Andrea Avery, Matt Spaulding, Nicky Rosenbluth

To contact the school’s board chair Clay Jones, clay.jones@themuseumschool.org

To contact the school’s Principal, please email Katherine Kelbaugh at katherine.kelbaugh@themuseumschool.org or call 404.289.0320.

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