Congratulations Audrey Walters
Special Education Director, Montgomery County Schools
2019 Phil Pickens Parent Mentor Leadership Award Recipient
Audrey Walters, Special Education Director, of Montgomery County School District, was given the Phil Pickens Parent Mentor Leadership Award on September 12, 2019, at the Georgia Parent Mentor Partnership Kick-Off Event. Ms. Walters, along with Parent Mentor, Matt Reese are dedicated to improving effective family, school, and community partnerships.
The Phil Pickens Leadership Award is a statewide honor recognizing outstanding leadership in the collaborative work between home, school and community to improve outcomes for students with disabilities, outstanding contributions to the Georgia Parent Mentor Partnership program, and consistent outstanding leadership accomplishments in special education.
The award is named after the founder of the Georgia Parent Mentor Partnership, the late Mr. Phil Pickens who was a former Georgia Department of Education Special Education Director. The Phil Pickens Leadership Award is the most distinguished recognition offered by the GaPMP!
To learn more about Parent Mentors visit the Georgia Parent Mentor Partnership website.
2019 Special Educators of the Year
Heart of Georgia Region Special Education Directors and East Central GLRS
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much ~ Helen Keller
Joanna Mock, Heartland Academy GNETS; Cindy Felkins, Bleckley County; Renee Garrett, Wheeler County; Tonya Brown, Dodge County; Audrey Walters, Montgomery County; Debbie Puckett, Pulaski County; Stacey Sanders, Laurens County; TaKeshia Thomas, Dublin City; Terrie Young, East Central GLRS;
Amanda Amerson, East Central GLRS; Dale Garnto, Wilcox County
Not Pictured: Lisa Jarrard, Telfair County; Derek Cone, Treutlen County; Tara Powell, East Central GLRS