Keasha Copeland has over 20 years of experience in education. She began working in Atlanta Public Schools in 1999 as a vocational coordinator at Booker T. Washington High School and supported the Project GRAD School Reform Initiative. From there, she taught high school health/sports medicine as well as Adult Literacy. She has worked in Curriculum and Instruction, Human Resources, and Engagement at APS with roles as Project Manager, Recruiter/Trainer and currently, Director of Family Engagement. Keasha also worked post-secondary at American Intercontinental University (AIU) as a Performance Training Specialist in admissions.
Keasha received a Bachelors of Science in Education at The University of Georgia and a Masters in Business Administration-Healthcare Management at AIU. Keasha has also earned a certificate in project management with the Project Management Leadership Group, Change Management certificate with Prosci Change Management Learning Center, Certified Professional Coach with IPEC (Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching), Certified Gallup Strength Coach and a member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF).
Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Keasha is a proud alum of the Atlanta Public Schools System (R. N. Fickett Elementary, R. J. Bunche Middle and B. E. Mays High School). Her parents have been a part of the inequities in this city for years and she has seen and experienced it in and outside of APS. This work and APS is dear to Keasha’s heart because she wants all students, families and employees to have the resources, supports, learnings and opportunities that meet all needs. Additionally, her commitment, passion and love for education and all children has afforded her the opportunity to serve in her purpose!
Fun Fact: Keasha loves Karaoke!