Tattnall Square Academy hires new academic dean

Michael Drake, former Georgia Independent Schools Association director, is joining Tattnall Square Academy’s administration, according to a school system news release.

Drake will serve as academic dean and member of the school’s social studies department.

He was hired by new Head of School Larry Collins “to strengthen all areas of the academic program.”

Drake graduated from The Westminster Schools in Atlanta and received his master’s from George Peabody College for Teachers and a doctorate from Tennessee State University.

Drake has been married to wife Mardi for 35 years and has two daughters.

“Dr. Drake continues to have a passion for the classroom and will serve both our students and teachers in their educational development,” Collins said.