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Erica L. Gilbertson

  • Interim Director, Office of School Engagement

Portrait of Erica Gilbertson

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Office Location

G7-A Aderhold Hall
110 Carlton Street
Athens, Georgia 30602

Affiliated Units

Areas of Expertise

  • professional development schools
  • school reform initiatives
  • school-university partnerships
  • community-based partnerships
  • education grant management

Biography

Erica is a Public Service Faculty Representative who serves as the Interim Director for the Office of School Engagement. She manages the work of the Clarke County School District (CCSD) and UGA College of Education Professional Development School District (PDSD) partnership. Prior to working at UGA, she served as the Program Director for a DOE Promise Neighborhood Planning Grant, known as "Whatever It Takes" in Athens. Before moving to Athens, she managed a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation grant that created six small innovative public high schools in Sacramento. Erica also worked as the Communications Manager for the Stanford University School of Education and taught high school English in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She has an M.A. in Educational Studies from the University of Michigan and a B.A. from Luther College.

Education

Degree Concentration Institution Year
MA Educational Studies University of Michigan 1996
BA English and Scandinavian Studies Luther College 1992

Awards and Accolades

Year Award From
2016 4 Star Award Clarke County School District