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Peachtree Middle School

Dekalb County Schools

Principal Advisory Council

PAC members
Marissa Evans | PAC chair

Marissa is a native of Birmingham, Alabama and a graduate of Auburn University. She is currently serving her third year on the Peachtree Middle PAC and previously served two terms on PAC for Dunwoody Elementary. Marissa and her husband Brad have two daughters, a 9th grader at Dunwoody High School and a 6th grader at Dunwoody Elementary, Outside of her PAC efforts, she also serves as president of the Peachtree Volleyball Booster Club and as Vice President Philanthropy for the Dunwoody Chapter of National Philanthropy. When she's not volunteering, she works in corporate development for Veritiv, a local Fortune 500 distribution company.

Danielle Gordon | Co-chair

Danielle, a native New Yorker, went to undergrad at Michigan (Go Blue!) and law school in Brooklyn. She works as senior in-house counsel at a MarTech company. She has an 11th grader at CHS, an 8th grader at Peachtree, a 5th grader at Austin, and two dogs who think they're humans. Danielle loves spending time in nature, is politically active and served as Peachtree PAC Secretary last school year.

Catherine Rasberry | Secretary

Catherine joined the Peachtree Middle School PAC in fall 2023. She has been actively engaged in DCSD schools since her son, now a 6th grader, began in the district as a kindergartener. Through involvement in the Dunwoody Elementary School PAC, the PTO, and numerous school events, Catherine has years of experience supporting Dunwoody-area students. Furthermore, she has more than 15 years of experience as a school health researcher and has assisted schools across the country in improving their students’ health and well-being. Catherine holds a PhD in Health Education from Texas A&M University and is a Master Certified Health Education Specialist.

Taj Garcia | Member-at-large

Taj has lived in the Dunwoody Community since 2011 and has had a child in the school system since 2015. Born and raised in the Metro Atlanta area, he received his B. Arch from Kennesaw State University (then Southern Polytechnic State University) in 2005 and is currently working at a design/build firm in the area. He currently has two children at PMS and this is his first year on the PAC.

Maria Carter | Teacher Representative

Ms. Carter is currently serving her first year on the Peachtree Middle School PAC. She is the World Languages Department Chair, teacher mentor and teacher leader. She has been teaching Spanish for over 15 years and looks forward to working with the school community.

Allie Puckett | Teacher Representative

Bio coming.

Parent Representative

Coming soon.

📆 Agendas, Meetings, Summaries of Actions

2024 meeting minutes

May 15, 2024 PAC Agenda 5.15.24
PAC Minutes 5.15.24
Summary of Actions 5.15.24
March 20, 2024 PAC Agenda 3.20.24
PAC Minutes 3.20.24
Summary of Actions 3.20.24
January 17, 2024 PAC Agenda 1.17.24
PAC Minutes 1.17.24
Summary of Actions 1.17.24

🗃️ ARCHIVED | 2022 meeting minutes

December 15, 2022 PAC Agenda 12.15.22
PAC Minutes 12.15.22
PAC Principal's Report PPT - 12.15.22
October 20, 2022 PAC Agenda 10.20.22
PAC Minutes 10.20.22
Summary of Actions 10.20.22
PAC Principal's Report PPT - 10.20.22
August 18, 2022 PAC Agenda 8.18.22
PAC Minutes 8.18.22
Summary of Actions 8.18.22
May 19, 2022 PAC Agenda 5.19.22
PAC Minutes 5.19.22
Summary of Actions 5.19.22

May 10, 2022 Academics Sub Committee Agenda 5.10.22
ASC Minutes 5.10.22

April 21, 2022 PAC Agenda 4.21.22
PAC Minutes 4.21.22
Summary of Actions 4.21.22

April 12, 2022 Academics Sub Committee Agenda 4.12.22
ASC Minutes 4.12.22

March 22, 2022 PAC Agenda 3.22.22
PAC Minutes 3.22.22
Summary of Actions 3.22.22

February 24, 2022 Academics Sub Committee Agenda 2.24.22
Academics Sub- Committee did not have quorum to meet and cancelled

January 20, 2022 PAC Agenda 1.20.22
PAC Minutes 1.20.22
Summary of Actions 1.20.22

🧰 PAC Resources

📩 Contact Us

You are welcome to reach out to PAC President Marissa Evans at [email protected].