Brandy Pryor is a lifelong learner and educator that believes technology is essential to assisting 21st-century students to become competitive global citizens. She has been employed with Dekalb County School District for over 20 years and taught 2nd, 4th, and 5th grades. During her time as a teacher, she enjoyed integrating technology into the classroom as it provided an avenue to keep her students engaged and excited about learning while providing differentiation through remediation or enrichment activities. Due to her innovative teaching strategies, she was nominated as the Teacher of the Year in 2016.
She was also afforded the opportunity to expand her knowledge and serve in the role of Academic Coach for 3 years. Through this experience, she learned how school leaders must operate to be effective. In addition, it helped her to build skills in creating and facilitating professional development for teachers.
Brandy now serves as the Instructional Technology Specialist for Region V. In this position, she assists with organizing the DCSD Parent Tech Cafes, Digital Learning Team meetings, and Technology Symposium as well as providing training to teachers on multiple digital tools.
Brandy received her bachelor's degree from Clark Atlanta University and is certified in Gifted and Elementary Education (P-5). She earned her master’s degree in Instructional Technology with an endorsement in leadership from Kennesaw State University.