One Team, One Goal: Student Success!

CCSD Academics

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 Mary Elizabeth Davis, Chief Academic Officer

Mary Elizabeth Davis
Chief Academic Officer

Lynn Gordon
Executive Secretary
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The Division of Academics is responsible for the foundation of teaching, learning, and student support services in Cobb County Schools. The foundational elements for Academics in Cobb County are built on clearly articulated teaching and learning standards, high quality instructional resources, effective and engaging instructional strategies, and an infrastructure that establishes the necessary foundation for formatively assessing and monitoring student progress so that every student can be successful.

Academic Divisions

Teaching & Learning
Jennifer Lawson
Assistant Superintendent
Teaching & Learning Support and Specialized Services
Dr. Tracie Doe
Assistant Superintendent

For more information about teaching and learning in Cobb County, click here



Teaching and Learning Standards

The content standards in each course and subject are aligned to State-adopted standards. Teachers in Cobb County classrooms consistently go above and beyond the State standards.

Instructional Resources

The Board-adopted instructional resources in Cobb County are selected through a board-approved textbook adoption process. Additional resources to enhance the instruction are constantly added by local schools and individual teachers. Click here for more information about instructional resources.

Instructional Strategies

In Cobb County, we believe that teachers are most essential in bringing the content standards to life. There has been a long-standing focus on effective cognitive instructional strategies that research indicates ensures lasting learning. Additionally, Cobb County is increasing our intentionality to enhance student engagement.  Click here for more information about student engagement.


Assessment is an important part of the teaching and learning process. Teachers administer a variety of classroom assessments in order to monitor student learning. Additionally, Cobb County administers all State-required assessments. Click here to learn more about assessment in Cobb schools.