2020 Teacher and Leader of the Year Award Winners

By Georgia Charter Schools Association

Cherisse Campbell is the Principal at Amana Academy in Alpharetta, Georgia. Amana Academy is a diverse, EL Education Credentialed and GADOE STEM certified Title I school. In partnership with Mrs. Campbell’s leadership for the past 6 years, Amana has implemented the EL model with fidelity and achieved corresponding gains across all three dimensions of EL’s expanded definition of student achievement. Amana Academy delivers on its mission to “prepare students for high academic achievement beyond what they think possible,” and according to the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement, the school performs better than 95 percent of schools in the state.

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