Regional Center

Chattahoochee – Flint GYSTC

Georgia Southwestern State University
800 GSW Drive
Americus, GA 31709

Emily Anne Strickland


Opened in 1997, the Chattahoochee-Flint Georgia Youth Science & Technology Center is a Regional Center for GYSTC, Inc. which is a private, not-for-profit educational organization designed to increase interest in and enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) for serious study, particularly among elementary and middle school teachers, students and parents in typically under-served areas in the state. Chattahoochee-Flint GYSTC at Chattahoochee-Flint RESA (Regional Educational Service Agency) in Ellaville, GA. Among the many educational programs they offer elementary and middle school teachers and students, some favorites include environmental science, chemistry, laws of motion, Family Science Nights, and Family Math Nights. The Center provides a variety of professional development programs and STEM kits for K-8 teachers and students.


Chattahoochee Macon Schley Taylor
Clay Marion Stewart Webster
Crisp Quitman Sumter
Dooly Randolph Talbot

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Chattahoochee – Flint GYSTC
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Board Members

Board Chair

Ms. LaTonja Turner

Federal Program Coordinator, Taylor County Schools

Ms. Kristie Brooks

Superintendent, Chattahoochee County Schools

Mr. Richard McCorkle

Director, Chattahoochee- Flint RESA

Mr. John Hamilton

Superintendent, Clay County Schools

Ms. Cindy Hughes

Superintendent, Crisp County Schools

Mr. Craig Lockhart

Superintendent, Dooly County Schools

Mr. Marc Maynor

Superintendent, Macon County Schools

Mr. Glenn Tidwell

Superintendent, Marion County Schools

Ms. Victoria Harris

Superintendent, Quitman County Schools

Dr. Tangela Madge

Superintendent, Randolph County Schools

Mr. Brian Hall

Superintendent, Schley County Schools

Dr. Valerie Roberts

Superintendent, Stewart County Schools

Dr. Torrance Choates

Superintendent, Sumter County Schools

Dr. Jack Catrett

Superintendent, Talbot County Schools

Ms. Jennifer Albritton

Superintendent, Taylor County Schools

Ms. Janie Downer

Superintendent, Webster County Schools

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