About Charlie

Charlie is an Atlanta business owner and former metro-Atlanta public school teacher.  In 2009, Charlie came close to winning the Atlanta School Board District 3 seat from the incumbent.

After graduating from the University of Missouri in 2006, Charlie moved to Atlanta to teach in the public school system.  

During his teaching career, Charlie taught 3rd Grade, as well as 9th & 10th Grade English Literature.

While serving as a public school teacher, Charlie also attended Georgia State University, where he earned a Masters Degree in Public Administration.

Charlie is proud to have served in numerous education leadership roles including, Bullying Awareness Coordinator, Faculty Sponsor of H.O.P.E. (Hispanic Organization Promoting Education), and Debate Team Coach.

After completing his 5th year of teaching, Charlie went back to school full-time and obtained a Doctorate in Jurisprudence in Health Law and Policy from Loyola University New Orleans.  

Charlie continued his studies and graduated with a post-doctoral degree in Health Law and Policy from Loyola University Chicago.

Charlie has been a committed and passionate advocate for equality and accountability in public education. In addition to his work as a teacher, business owner, and advocate, Charlie has also:

  • Testified as an expert before the Georgia General Assembly in support of anti-bullying legislation;
  • Served on the Board of Directors of AID Atlanta, the largest HIV/AIDS nonprofit organization in the Southeast;
  • Assisted legislators in multiple states with crafting and passing anti-bullying laws;
  • Served as an Analyst for the Chair of the Missouri House of Representatives Judiciary Committee;
  • Worked in the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia Health and Professional Regulations Division; 
  • Volunteered for numerous nonprofit organizations including, AID Atlanta, YouthPride, Interfaith Legal Services for Immigrants, and College Mentors for Kids. 

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