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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 has served as Vice Chair of the board for almost eight years. She has served as the system’s Delegate for the GSBA Delegate Assembly. Blackshear is an advocate for students and firmly believes that all children deserve access to a quality education. She is an active member of Danville Baptist Church. Blackshear’s list of accomplishments include Danville Community Fair Outreach (member), Relay for Life (2007 and 2009) and Twiggs County Leadership (2008).