I want to be . . .

  • ... an ENGINEER
  • ... a COMPUTER SCIENTIST
  • ... a ROBOTICS EXPERT
  • ... an ARCHITECT
  • ... a BUSINESS MANAGER
  • ... a TEACHER
  • ... an IT PROFESSIONAL
  • ... a MARKETING SPECIALIST
  • ... a LOGISTICS EXPERT
  • ... a SCIENTIST
  • ... a BANKER
  • ... a LAWYER
  • ... a PUBLIC ADMINISTRATOR
  • ... a NURSE PRACTICIONER
  • ... a FACTORY MANAGER
  • ... a AV CONSULTANT
  • ... a GRAPHIC DESIGNER
  • ... an ACCOUNTANT
  • ... an RISK ANALYST

ADVISORY BOARDS:

BUSINESS & COMPUTER SCIENCE ADVISORY COMMITTEE

The Business and Computer Science program advisory committee is a formally organized group that is broadly representative of the business, industry and school community it serves. Representatives for many pathways should be included on the advisory committee. The purpose of the advisory committee is to assist with the design, development, implementation, administration, and evaluation of the program.

James Jennings Jr., Vice President

James Jennings, Jr. is a Senior Large Loss Property Adjuster, American Family Insurance. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Finance from Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia in 2006. He is a member of the Atlanta Association of Insurance Professionals, Emerging 100 South Metro Chapter and a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. In his spare time, James enjoys baseball, golf, traveling and mentoring with the Big Brother Big Sister program of Atlanta.

Anu G. Bourgeois, Secretary

Anu Bourgeois is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Georgia State University. She received her Masters and Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Louisiana State University in 1997 and 2000, respectively. Her research interests include parallel and distributed computing, wireless networks, security and privacy, fault tolerant computing and STEM education. She is a senior member of the IEEE.

Ultra Thomas, Secretary

Ultra Thomas is an alumni of Clark Atlanta University. She works in Data Integration & Analytics and is currently Sr. Data Analyst/Supervisor at Purchasing Power, LLC. She is a professional member of FBLA, judge at the Region 10 competitions and also as an Advisory Board Member of FBLA chapter at Cedar Grove High School. Ms. Thomas enjoys giving back through various organizations such as Junior Achievement, Habitat for Humanity, Transforming Faith Church and the Greater Atlanta NCNW.

MEMBERS – BUSINESS & COMPUTER SCIENCE ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Chris Bass, President CEO, IT4Teens Academy
James Jennings, Jr., Vice President Senior Large Loss Property Adjuster, American Family Insurance
Dr. Anu Bourgeois, Secretary CS Professor, Georgia State University
Ultra Thomas, Secretary Sr. Data Analyst/Supervisor, Purchasing Power, LLC
Dr. Paul Camick CTAE Director, DeKalb County School District
Marilynn Hollis CTAE Coordinator, DeKalb County School District
Clifton Spears Principal, Cedar Grove High School
Overton Wright Assistant Principal, Cedar Grove High School
Christopher Jennings Senior Strategic Vendor Manager, Anthem
Ignacio Aguirre Founder, Snowball Financial Education LLC
Eric Hurst BCS Teacher, Arabia Mountain HS
Hycine Robinson Head Counselor, Cedar Grove HS
Natalie Jennings Beebe BCS Teacher, Cedar Grove HS
Shirron Jeffrie BCS Teacher, Cedar Grove HS
Morgan Stephens Student, Cedar Grove HS
Deja Boney Student, Cedar Grove HS
Belinda Dickinson BCS Teacher, Chamblee Charter HS
Lanice Jones BCS Teacher, Chamblee Charter HS
Courtney Johnson BCS Teacher, Columbia HS
Edwina Floyd BCS Teacher, Columbia HS
Michael Green BCS Teacher, Cross Keys HS
Beverly McGuire BCS Teacher, Dunwoody HS
Natosha McCrary BCS Teacher, Elizabeth Andrews HS
Kizzy Bess BCS Teacher, Lakeside HS
Doris Stewart BCS/Marketing Teacher, Lakeside HS
Donna Ashman BCS Teacher, Lithonia HS
Adrienne Francois BCS Teacher, Lithonia HS
Candice Spencer-Jones BCS Teacher, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. HS
Linas Coleman BCS Teacher, McNair HS
Nalini Babb BCS Teacher, Miller Grove High
Tammy Amado BCS Teacher, Redan High School
Latiquia Monday BCS Teacher, Southwest DeKalb HS
Sherri Taggart BCS Teacher, Stephenson High
Kisha Wall BCS Teacher, Stephenson High
Vicky Baker BCS Teacher, Stephenson High
Tony Fisher BCS Teacher, Stephenson High
Vershondra Glover BCS Teacher, Stone Mountain High School
Cyprian Nsiegbe BCS Teacher, Stone Mountain High School
Jama Harris Counselor, Stone Mountain High School
Glenda Ferguson BCS Teacher, Tucker HS
Melissa Edwards BCS/Marketing Teacher, Tucker HS
Tania Boyde-Hill BCS Teacher, Freedom MS
Jerrell Hogan BCS Teacher, Freedom MS
Sondra Saunders BCS Teacher, Henderson MS
Lillian Durant BCS Teacher, Ronald E McNair MS
Beverly Thomas BCS Teacher, Salem MS
Alisha Doyle BCS Teacher, Salem MS
Letoria Thompson BCS Teacher, Sequoyah MS