Georgia


GEORGIA


Information

Name

Zelphine Smith-Dixon

Title

State Director

Year Started as State Director

2016

Email

 zsmith@doe.k12.ga.us

Website

 https://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Special-Education-Services/Pages/default.aspx

Zelphine Smith-Dixon

BIO: 

Zelphine Smith-Dixon began her job as State Director for Special Education in Georgia in 2016. Prior to becoming the State Director for Special Education in Georgia, Zelphine served as the Assistant Director for the Georgia Department of Education (Division for Special Education) and other leading roles for ten years. 


Zelphine believes the best part about leading special education in Georgia is the mindset of partnering for student success by building bridges between home and school and ensuring that families, teachers, and leaders work together in a manner to allow our students to do life better.