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The Parent Teacher Fellowship, otherwise known as the PTF, is an organization at the school where every parent, teacher and administrator is a member. The PTF exists to enhance your experience at Covenant. The PTF Council consists of the PTF Officers, the PTF Class Representatives, a Faculty Representative, the Head of School and the Principal. With many different events/committees, there is something for everyone, and you can sign up to contribute your time and talents to any of them.

The objectives of the PTF at Covenant as written in the PTF bylaws are:
To present a constant witness of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior.
To support the spiritual and educational growth of Covenant families in alignment with the CCS mission statement.
To encourage and promote fellowship among parents, teachers and staff.
To pray for God’s blessings on CCS.

If you have any questions or input for the PTF, please contact us at ptf.covenantchristianschool@gmail.com.

2022-2023 PTF Officers

President: Courtney Walsh 
Courtney Walsh is serving for her 3rd year on PTF as President.  She has also served as room parent and continues to substitute teach all grades at the school.  She is married to James with two children.  Their daughter (Rylee) is in 4th grade and their son (Ross) is in 2nd grade.  Their family attends OnMisson church.  Courtney loves to play sports, run races, ride her bike, and workout.  She mostly loves spending time with her family.

Vice President: Andrea Nowlin
Andrea has been serving on the PTF in some capacity since 2018.  She has been a pediatric nurse practitioner since 2008 with the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Service of CHOA, specializing in caring for kids with Sickle Cell Disease.  She is a native of Kansas City, MO. She moved to Smyrna in 2005 where her husband Jeff was raised.  Her daughter Josie is a 6th grader and son Collier is a 2nd grader.

Treasurer: Shanna Nichols
Shanna (pronounced Shawna) Nichols is serving this year as the PTF Treasurer. Her son Tommy is in the 5th grade and starting his fourth year at CCS. Shanna has served in the past as the 1st grade room parent and two years as the PTF's liaison between all room parents and the PTF. After a 29-year corporate career, Shanna is now a professional organizer and runs her own business. She and Tommy love to travel and spend their free time with family and friends. Shanna and her late husband Jeff loved to volunteer at CCS events.

Secretary: Ijeoma Obilo Faison
Ijeoma Obilo Faison is the head of Diversity Equity & Inclusion for Cybersecurity & Technology Controls at JP Morgan Chase which focuses on driving operational success around the team’s DEI efforts as well as championing the work externally. Previously, Ijeoma was the head of Diversity Equity & Inclusion for all US Markets at JP Morgan Chase, as well as formerly the head of GoodWorks, the firms largest volunteer engagement program, engaging over 70,000 employees worldwide in impactful opportunities with charities such as Junior Achievement, Dress for Success, Habitat for Humanity and Diversity Organization. Faison has an extensive background in Global Philanthropy, Fundraising, Event Production, Program Management as well as Marketing & Communications. Ijeoma has a BS in Biology from Temple University and her Masters in Public Health & Public Administration from a joint program between University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) and Rutgers University School of Public Administration. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated and serves on the board of the Nigerian Healthcare Foundation sending medical professionals to West Africa.

Parent Teacher Liaison: LaKecia Williams
LaKecia Williams is the mother of uprising 2nd grader Jace Williams. She received her undergraduate degree from the Savannah State University and holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Georgia College and State University. Currently she serves as the VP of US Claims for DARAG insurance company and enjoys cooking, gardening, and traveling with her husband Daryl Williams. LaKecia will serve as our Room Parent Liaison for the upcoming school year.

President Elect: Bernice Davis
Bernice has been Married to Caple Davis for almost 30 years.  She has two kids at Covenant, Joshua and Jonathan Davis which are in the 4th and K5 grades.  She has a Bachelors in Electrical Engineering and a Master’s of Divinity.  She is also a Licensed Massage Therapist and Esthetician.  She owns Celestial Spa which is an upscale Day Spa located in southwest Atlanta.   She loves studying the scriptures, history, helping people achieve their goals and family time.   
 

 

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