ATLANTA – Steve Smith has been appointed Deputy Superintendent/Chief of Staff with executive control over all district areas. His appointment is effective today.
Smith is a former business executive with Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and Georgia Public Broadcasting; he is a former principal and teacher with the Fulton County School System. Smith holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA), along with Master of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees from The University of Georgia.
“Steve brings to APS substantial leadership and management experience in both the private and public sectors, including an education background as a teacher and principal,” said Superintendent Erroll B. Davis Jr. “He is well positioned to work closely with me to lead APS during this period of transition.”
Smith replaces Sharron Pitts, who is the APS Interim General Counsel.
ATLANTA PUBLIC SCHOOLS is educating today’s students for tomorrow’s world. We are committed to ensuring that all students graduate from our schools ready for success in college and life.