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Schedule an "In-Class Field Trip" with an Energy Efficiency Education Coordinator

Bring the exciting world of energy and electricity into your classroom by scheduling an "in-class field trip" with a Georgia Power education coordinator.

Expand your students' minds with energy efficiency lessons that meet Georgia Performance Standards and focus on science, technology, engineering and math.

To locate the education coordinator for your school system, click on your area of the state.

To locate the education coordinator for your school system, click on your area of the state.

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Energy Efficiency Education Coordinators - Metro Region

Metro North Region

Jill Pennamon
Jill Pennamon
678-332-8367

Bio

Jill is a graduate of Georgia State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications.

Prior to joining Georgia Power, Jill was an ESOL teacher at Peachtree Ridge High School.

Jill has held various positions at Georgia Power. These include sales and service consultant and sales consultant. In these roles, she provided customer service to residential, commercial and Industrial customers.

Metro East Region

Emily Matthews
Mathews_Emily
404-572-7731

Bio

Emily is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art Education and a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art.

Prior to joining Georgia Power, Emily worked for Scholastic, Inc. in the Scholastic Marketing Partners Division. She was the South Carolina Program Coordinator for Scholastic and Duke Energy's Energy Efficiency Program, Power in Energy℠.

Metro South Region

Cedric Sheffield
Cedric Sheffield
770-603-5356

Bio

Cedric is a graduate of Southern Polytechnic State University with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering Technology. He received his Master of Education in Middle School Math and Science from Georgia State University.

Prior to joining Georgia Power, Cedric was the Project Grad math coach at Sylvan Middle School, where he was responsible for providing resources and supervision to math teachers.

Metro West Region

Deborah Pendergrass
Deborah Pendergrass
770-333-3774

Bio

Deborah is a graduate of Shorter University with a Bachelor of Science in Management. She is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Leadership.

Prior to accepting this position, she was a distribution support representative with Georgia Power, where she worked closely with the Metro West region manager.

Energy Efficiency Education Coordinator - Northwest Region

Viola Martinez
Viola Ibarra
706-370-5570

Bio

Viola is a graduate of Shorter University with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration. She also has her Master of Arts in Leadership from Shorter University.

Prior to accepting this position, Viola was a bilingual customer service representative for Georgia Power. Fluent in Spanish, she provided customer service to both English- and Spanish-speaking customers.

Energy Efficiency Education Coordinator - Northeast Region

Angela Haun
Angela Haun
706-357-6545

Bio

Angela is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science. She previously served on the boards of Rivers Alive and Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation.

Prior to accepting this position, Angela was a Senior Environmental Analyst in Georgia Power's Environmental Affairs department. She is a 2011 graduate of Southern Company's Professional Mentoring Program and a 2009 graduate of Georgia Power's Emerging Leaders Program.

Energy Efficiency Education Coordinator - East Region

Teresa Cobb
Teresa Cobb
706-739-1410

Bio

Teresa is a graduate of Augusta State University with a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education. She received her Master of Educational Leadership from Troy State University and additional educational certifications from Augusta State University.

Prior to joining Georgia Power, she was an Assistant Principal at Waynesboro Primary School in Waynesboro, GA.

Energy Efficiency Education Coordinator - Coastal Region

Wayne Grimes
Wayne Grimes
912-306-2134

Bio

Wayne is a graduate of Armstrong Atlantic State University with a Bachelor of Science in Education. He received his Master of Public Administration from Savannah State University.

Prior to accepting this position, Wayne was a Georgia Power Region Energy Services Representative. He also worked for Savannah Electric as a Senior Education Services Representative.

Energy Efficiency Education Coordinator - Central Region

Bill Glisson
Bill Glisson
478-785-3660

Bio

Bill graduated from Georgia Southern University with a Bachelors of Science in Recreation, with a minor in Business. In the community, he has served as a volunteer coach of several sports teams including two Junior National Champion Skeet Shootings Teams.

Bill began his career with Georgia Power in 1991 and has held various roles in the Land Management Organization including park operations and shoreline management.

Energy Efficiency Education Coordinator - West Region

Kim Weaver
Kim Weaver
706-321-3535

Bio

Kim is a graduate of Columbus State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications.

Prior to accepting this position, Kim was a residential marketing representative with more than 18 years of experience with Georgia Power.

Energy Efficiency Education Coordinator - South Region

Crystal Godfrey
Crystal Godfrey
229-241-2219

Bio

Crystal is a graduate of Valdosta State with a Bachelor of Arts in History. She received her Master of Science in Foundations of Education from Troy State University.

Prior to joining Georgia Power, Crystal worked with the University of Georgia's Cooperative Extension as an Energy Educator for the Weatherization Assistance Program in Clinch County, where she collaborated with local community action agencies, as well as Georgia Environmental Financial Authority (GEFA). She was also a former teacher at Ware County High School and Clinch County Head Start.

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