Dr. Noris Price
Lehman College of the City University of New York
George Mason University
Nova Southeastern University
Dr. Noris Price has served as the Superintendent of Baldwin County Schools since July 1, 2014. Under her
leadership, the Baldwin County School District has implemented instructional initiatives and strategies that have
resulted in improved student performance and the high school graduation rate has increased from 66% to 88%.
Dr. Price has been successful in obtaining over 10 million dollars in grant funds for the Baldwin County Schools and
leading the school district through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools/Council on Accreditation and
School Improvement (SACS/CASI) district accreditation process. Prior to her appointment as superintendent, she
served as Deputy Superintendent of the Clarke County School District, where she helped to develop and implement
school and system-wide improvement efforts. She started with the Clarke County School District in 2007 as an
Associate Superintendent for Instructional Services and School Performance. Under her leadership, the district was
named the Title I Distinguished District 2010, an honor indicating the school district was number one in the state of
Georgia for closing the achievement gap between economically disadvantaged and non-disadvantaged students.
Dr. Price was an elementary school teacher in New York City and Fairfax, Virginia and an Assistant Principal and
Principal in Fairfax, Virginia. Dr. Price moved to Georgia in 1997. For 10 years, she served as principal for
Woodland Elementary Charter School in Fulton County. During her tenure, the school made Adequate Yearly
Progress (AYP), the state's measure of achievement under No Child Left Behind, every year. In addition, the school
was named a Title I Distinguished School and received the Georgia School of Excellence Award, as well as the
National PTA Parent Involvement School of Excellence Award.
Dr. Price has received numerous awards and honors, including the 2022 Georgia Superintendent of the Year, Finalist
for the 2022 National Superintendent of the Year, the 2022 Georgia Music Education Association Administrative
Leadership Award, Georgia School Superintendents Association 2020 and 2021 Superintendent of the Year Finalist
and President’s Award, Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters Degree from Nova Southeastern University, the 2020
Georgia Charter System of the Year, Communities in School National “All In For Students” Award, Deanna Burgess
Award: Outstanding Partner in Teacher Preparation from Georgia College and State University John H. Lounsbury
College of Education, Dr. Jimmy Stokes Distinguished Service Award from the Georgia Association of Educational
Leaders, Georgia School Boards Association Leading Edge Award, Wilmington College Distinguished Educator
Award, the Nova Southeastern University Distinguished Alumni Award, Bobcat Award from Georgia College and
State University, Governor Nathan Deal Education Reform Commission, and Johnnie V. Cox Leadership Award
from the University of Georgia.
Dr. Price has served on various boards, including the Georgia School Superintendents Association Board of
Directors, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) National Board of Directors, eBoard
Solutions (EBS) Board of Directors, Communities In Schools of Milledgeville-Baldwin County, the Milledgeville
Rotary Club Board, United Way of Central Georgia Board of Trustees, the Development Authority of the City of
Milledgeville-Baldwin County, First Lady Marty Kemp Georgia Children’s Cabinet, Georgia State University
Principals Center Advisory Board, Georgia School Boards Association Board of Trustees, State School
Superintendent Advisory Council, Get Georgia Reading Campaign Board of Directors, Georgia School Boards
Association Superintendent Advisory Council, First Lady Sandra Deal Georgia Children’s Cabinet, the Georgia
Association of Curriculum and Instructional Supervisors, Georgia Association of Elementary School Principals, and
the Georgia Charter Schools Association. She has also been a presenter at local, state, and national conferences.
Dr. Price earned a Doctor of Education Degree in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University in
Florida, a Certificate in Educational Leadership from George Mason University in Virginia, a Master's degree in
Elementary Education from Lehman College of the City University of New York, and a Bachelor of Science degree
in Elementary Education from Wilmington College in Ohio.
Dr. Price believes that public education is still the greatest option for America's children to receive a quality
education. Through public education, any child, regardless of their race, ethnicity, station in life or socioeconomic
status, can become a productive, contributing member of society and achieve the American Dream.
Dr. Price is married to Dr. Anthony Price, a retired school administrator and adjunct professor, and they have one
son, Juan Carlos Price, who received his undergraduate degree from Auburn University and his graduate degree
from the University of Texas at San Antonio. He is a TV News Producer in San Antonio, Texas.