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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.

Trey Olson

Trey Olson
Deputy Superintendent

Beth P. Long

Beth P. Long
Executive Director, Administrative Leadership (Elementary Schools)

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

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Dr. Debra Murdock
Executive Director on Assignment, Social Emotional Learning


Jim Georges

Jim Georges
Director, Transportation Routing/Operations

Rouel Belleza

Dr. Rouel Belleza
Supervisor, Student Services

Ernie Brown
Coordinator, Vehicle Maintenance

Angie Goff
Coordinator, Routing/Operations (North)

Debbie Hendrix
Coordinator, Routing/Operations (South)

School Operations Areas of Responsibility

Beth P. Long

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 Nurses

School Social Workers 

Suicide Prevention Resources for Parents

Dr. Rouel Belleza

School Counselors

SEL Data Analysis

Georgia Department of Education

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