Julie Tolbert

Head of School

Contact information:
email: jtolbert@biaschool.org
phone: 770-538-1550

Julie joined Brookhaven Innovation Academy during the end of the 2017 – 2018 school year as the Head of School. Tolbert comes to BIA from Oconee County Schools where she most recently served in leadership roles at the school and district level and as a fifth-grade teacher. Tolbert earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Early Childhood Education from Piedmont College and her Specialist’s degree in Educational Leadership from Georgia College and State University.

Julie and her husband, Brien, have been married for 35 years and have two children. Their son, Beau (24), is completing his national firefighter certification; their daughter, Riley (20), is a junior at the University of Georgia pursuing a degree in Early Childhood Education. Julie likes to spend her time outdoors hiking and going to the lake. Among her volunteer commitments in the community, Julie has worked with the Northeast Georgia Food Bank, Relay for Life and Food for Kids. She and her family attend Athens Church in Athens where she has served as a volunteer in the pre-school ministry.

Christy Towers

Associate Head of School

Contact information: 
email: ctowers@biaschool.org
phone: 770-538-1550

Christy Towers (Morrell) joined BIA in June 2018. Towers comes to BIA from Oconee County Schools where she taught third and fourth grades along with Health and Physical Education. She was named Teacher of the Year in 2014, served on the School Leadership Team for five years and participated on the Superintendent’s Advisory Board at the district level.

Towers earned her bachelor’s degree in Health and Physical Education from the University of Georgia and a Masters in Early Childhood from Piedmont College. Additionally, she was selected to participate in the Rising Star Program at Northeast RESA where she earned her Education Leadership certification.

Towers is a member of Athens Church in Athens, Ga. where she serves as a volunteer in Guest Services. Among her volunteer commitments in the community, she has worked with Relay for Life and Food for Kids. She is engaged to Chip Towers and the two of them together have four children: Danielle (31), Justin (22), Caylee (20) and Bryson (11).

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Calendar

March 2019

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
  • No School for Students
  • Parent/Teacher Conferences
2
3
4
  • Read Across America Week - K-2 - Fox and Sox Day
5
  • Read Across America Week - K-2 - Oh The Places You'll Go Day
6
  • Read Across America Week - K-2 - Thing 1, Thing 2 Day
  • Academic Committee Mtg.
7
  • Read Across America Week - K-2 - The Cat in the Hat Day
  • Early Dismissal
  • Live Lottery
8
  • Read Across America Week - K-2 - Sleep Book Day
  • 5th Grade Field Trip - McDaniel Farm
  • Upper/Lower School Tours
9
10
11
  • Kakehashi Trip
12
  • Kakehashi Trip
  • PBL Exhibition Night
13
  • Kakehashi Trip
  • 2nd Grade/Music Field Trip
14
  • Kakehashi Trip
  • Board Meeting
15
  • Kakehashi Trip
16
  • Kakehashi Trip
17
  • Kakehashi Trip
18
  • Kakehashi Trip
19
  • Kakehashi Trip
  • No Reading Bowl Club Today
20
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22
  • Finance Committee
23
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25
  • TOWN HALL MEETING
26
  • No Reading Bowl Club Today
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