Office of Communications

Communicating effectively and building strong relationships.

1205 Bluffs Parkway
PO Box 769, Canton, GA 30114

“We communicate effectively and build strong relationships to continuously increase accountability, transparency and engagement to further the organization’s reputation and standing as a leader in the state and community.”

This Office of Communications includes Communications, Community Relations, Partnerships, Public Information, Public Relations, Publications and Strategic Planning.  Services coordinated by its staff also include awards and recognitions, charter petition review, Custodian of Records, media relations, Open Records Act requests, public relations and special events.

Barbara P. Jacoby
Chief Communications Officer
Custodian of Records

Carrie McGowan
Supervisor, Strategic Planning, Community Relations and Publications
Custodian of Records

Penny Dempsey
Facilitator, Communications

Randy Stewart
Media Producer – Contractor


Public Information

Open CCSD transparency webpage

Open Records Requests may be made of the Cherokee County School District by contacting this Office by mail, e-mail or phone.  The Georgia Open Records Act is posted online here; a Georgia Public Schools and the Open Records Act guide is posted online here.

Awards & Recognitions



Social Media

2016-2020 CCSD Strategic Plan

Petitions for Charter Schools