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Teresa Blackshear

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District 12 Director

Teresa Blackshear – District 12 Director, has served on the Twiggs County Board of Education since 2009. She served as Vice Chair of the board for almost eight years, and she has served as the system’s Delegate for the GSBA Delegate Assembly meetings.

Blackshear is a Licensed Underwriter at Geico Insurance.  She studied at  Central Georgia College & Wesleyan University.  Blackshear is deeply committed to providing the very best educational opportunities for students, making sure that all children are Inspired, Challenged and Prepared to compete globally.  She is an active member of her community and Danville First Baptist Church.