Meet Georgia’s Preschool and Daycare Chief

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6 min read
1142 words
Beau Evans
Nov 03, 2021
Key Points
  • Playmaker: Amy Jacobs
  • Role: Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning
  • Tenure: 2014 to present
The road out of the COVID-19 pandemic looks tough for Amy Jacobs, who oversees preschool and daycare services for hundreds of thousands of toddlers and their families in Georgia. Jacobs, who heads Georgia’s Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL), faces a recent loss of preschool teachers during the pandemic to higher-paying jobs and the ...

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