Party affiliation: Conservative Party
Bachelor of Science in Consumer Journalism, University Georgia, Athens, 1993. Master of Public Administration, Valdosta State University, Georgia, 1994. Doctor of Philosophy in Elementary and Secondary Educational Administration, Capella University, Minneapolis, 2003.
Juris Doctor, University La Verne, Ontario, California, 2007.
- Teacher special education Burke County Public Schools, Waynesboro, Georgia, 2000—2001. Law clerk Disability Rights Legal Center, San Bernardino, California, since 2006. 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1995-1999.