Clayton County Schools Superintendent Discusses the State of the School System

Dr. Morcease Beasley, Clayton County Schools

By Altimese Dees, Publisher

Current Status of the Clayton County Public School System

Dr. Morcease J. Beasley was appointed by the Clayton County Board of Education on May 8, 2017, to serve as Superintendent of Clayton County Public Schools.

Prior to his appointment, Dr. Beasley served as Clayton County Public Schools Chief School Improvement Officer.  As Superintendent, Dr. Beasley leads one of the top 100 largest school districts in the nation and the fifth largest school system in the state of Georgia, with over 54,000 diverse students, 7,300 employees, and 65 learning sites and educational programs.

Amongst his many accomplishments, Dr. Beasley holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from the University of Montevallo in Montevallo, Alabama, and a Master of Science degree in Mathematics Education from Samford University located in Birmingham, Alabama.  In addition, he has an Educational Specialist as well as a Doctorate degree in Education with an emphasis on Educational Leadership from Samford University.  Dr. Beasley has also completed Harvard University’s Public Educational Leadership Program.  He is nationally known as an innovative speaker and instructor, with over 20 years of dedicated service towards the instructional practices and education of young people.

Since Dr. Beasley took leadership in 2017, he has made significant improvements.  Read the articles below:

Five Clayton County high schools were recently named 2019 AP Honor Schools.

Two Clayton schools are among US News and World Report’s annual list of best Georgia high schools.


Watch the complete series of videos with Dr. Morcease Beasley, as he addresses several topics of concern:

Clayton County Schools Making Significant Strides Towards High Performance

Dr. Beasley Reveals Key Characteristic of High Performing Schools

Clayton County Schools Superintendent Discusses Immediate Goals

Clayton County Public Schools Compared Nationally


Information provided by: Clayton County Public Schools

Video by: Jerald A. Boyd


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