Education Division

Perform budget analysis and policy planning for the Governor related to matters of education in the state of Georgia, ranging from Pre-K programs to higher education. 


Division Director: Jessica Johnson
(404) 689-6172

Division Coordinator: Alison Kaye
(404) 689-6274


  • Research and provide information to support the Governor's policy and legislative initiatives related to education agencies 
  • Analyze budgets of education agencies for the Governor's recommendations to the General Assembly 
  • Provide oversight by monitoring assigned agencies' spending to ensure compliance and efficiency that is aligned with the Governor's priorities and agency statutory responsibilities
  • Review, monitor, and analyze state and federal legislation related to education
  • Assist education agencies with implementing programs and policies 
  • Provide information to the public, interest groups, legislators, state agencies, and others related to education 

Assigned Agencies

Board of Regents, University System of Georgia

Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning

Department of Education

Georgia Lottery for Education

Georgia Military College

Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission

Georgia Public Broadcasting

Georgia Public Library Service

Georgia Student Finance Commission

Office of Student Achievement

Professional Standards Commission

Technical College System of Georgia

Teachers Retirement System of Georgia

Employees' Retirement System of Georgia