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Meet Our Leaders


Dr. Grant Rivera


Dr. Grant Rivera recently assumed the office of Marietta City Schools (MCS) Superintendent, becoming just the 13th superintendent in the system’s 125-year history, leading the Marietta City Schools’ 11 schools, approximately 8,900 students and 1,200 employees.


Dr. Dayton Hibbs

Associate Superintendent

Dr. Dayton Hibbs brings classroom experience as an elementary grades teacher in Florida, eight years direct administrative experience at the elementary, middle and high school level, as well as expertise in the areas of start-up charter school


Jody Drum

Assistant Superintendent for Special Services

Drum brings 28 years of experience in Special Education. She started her career as a special education teacher in Broward County, Florida. After moving to Georgia, she taught at Dickerson Middle School and then at Hightower Trail Middle School. Her passion for educating students with disabilities led her to become an educational diagnostician and eventually a leader in the field– first as a special education supervisor and then as a director of special education.