Glenn J. Richard Jr
Support and Specialized Services
Mr. Glenn J. Richard Jr. is a Native of New Orleans, La. His career as an educator began in New Orleans, La in 2001 with
Orleans Parish Schools. Having lived in Atlanta, Georgia since September 2002, he has worked for Butts and Fulton County Schools as a Science teacher
and Graduation Coach. Mr. Richard was afforded the opportunity to work with Cobb County Schools in August 2011 as a Science teacher and became an
Assistant Principal of Lindley Middle School in the summer of 2014.
In addition to the knowledge he brings to the county as an Educator, Mr. Richard brings a wealth of knowledge he has
gained from the U. S. Army and from his many years of experience in Corporate America. He served in the U. S. Army for six years as a Logistics
Specialist, and as a Manager in the Hospitality Industry for seven years. He has served as the Director of External Relations for the
Non-Profit Organization, Synergistic Youth Enterprises (SYE). There he was charged with everything from public relations to
marketing to community advocacy to fundraising and lobbying. With his strong communication, leadership and diplomacy skills, he was the link to the
constituents of SYE.
Mr. Richard has earned a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Science Education from Southern University at New Orleans,
a Master’s of Science Degree in Management and Administration of Educational Programs and Curriculum and Instruction, and an Educational Specialist
Degree in Management and Administration of Educational Programs from Nova Southeastern University. He is dedicated to his craft and is looking forward to working with the students,
staff and community of Lindley Middle School.
Stephanie Sommer is a native of Tampa,
Florida but has also lived in Greensboro, North Carolina,
Woodstock, Georgia, and St. Peters, Missouri. Ms.
Sommer has lived in Cobb County, Georgia for the past 14 years.
She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Exceptional Children
from Southeast Missouri State. Ms. Sommer earned her
Masters of Education in Secondary Mathematics from Kennesaw
Ms. Sommer has 13 years teaching experience
and 2 years leadership experience as Special Education Support
Personnel serving 14 of her 15 years in education in Cobb County
Schools. She is excited to join the Lindley family this
year as a Support and Specialized Services Administrator.