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Mr. Williams, a Sumter County native, was awarded a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics with an option in Industrial Mathematics, a Masters of Business Administration from Georgia Southwestern State University, and will be awarded a Specialist in Educational Leadership from Columbus State University this summer. Mr. Williams served as Math Curriculum Supervisor/Teacher for the past five years at Webster County and served as Mathematics Department Chair/Teacher at Americus-Sumter High School – South Campus for six years prior. He has obtained educational leadership certification along with teaching certifications in over 20 fields. He has served on local, state, and national committees, has held regional, state, and national leadership positions in numerous organizations, and has been awarded numerous educational grants. He is a lifetime member of the Georgia Council of Teachers of Mathematics and has made over 20 presentations at conferences for local, state, regional, and national organizations.   Mr. Williams was recently recognized as Webster County’s 2016 STAR Teacher and has received numerous golden apple award recognitions from his students.

Mr. Williams believes teachers should guide and involve students in rigorous, relevant classroom instruction and learning while building relationships with students and helping them to learn real world skills, so students can be competent, contributing members of society no matter their age. Mr. Williams stated, “Furlow Charter School is great for Sumter County! The quality advisors (teachers) at FCS work with our scholars (students) in engaging project-based learning. Allowing students to recognize their potential while guiding and directing them in planning and preparing for their future is my focus as a teacher and now as an administrator.”

Mr. Williams and his wife, Tasha, along with their three sons, Owen, Luke, and Reid, reside in Americus where they are members of Central Baptist Church.