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School Operations

Office of School Operations

Equipping and empowering instructional leaders.

1205 Bluffs Parkway
Canton, GA 30114

"We equip and empower instructional leaders to foster student success by promoting supportive learning environments and student well-being."

The Office of School Operations oversees the daily operation of schools, including school administration, transportation, school nurses and social workers.  This division also oversees athletics and extra-curricular activities, student disciplinary tribunals, truancy, the student discipline code, school reassignment, homeless student services and after school programs.

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Dr. Debra Murdock
Chief Operations Officer

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Dr. Kerry Martin
Executive Director, Administrative Leadership (Elementary Schools)


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Dr. Mark Merges
Executive Director, Administrative Leadership (Middle and High Schools)


Jim Georges

Jim Georges
Director, Transportation Routing/Operations


Ernie Brown
Coordinator, Vehicle Maintenance

Angie Goff
Coordinator, Routing/Operations (North)

Debbie Hendrix
Coordinator, Routing/Operations (South)

School Operations Areas of Responsibility


Dr. Kerry Martin

Elementary Student Discipline

After School Programs (ASP)

Student Reassignments (Elementary School)

Reporting Child Abuse


Dr. Mark Merges

Middle/High Student Discipline

Student Activities/Athletics

Middle/High Student Attendance


Reporting Child Abuse

Student Reassignments (Middle School / High School)


Dr. Debra Murdock

Homeless Student Services/Foster Care Point of Contact

School Counselors

School Nurses

School Social Workers 

Social and Emotional Learning

Suicide Prevention Resources for Parents

Georgia Department of Education

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