Nichelle Davis is a graduate of the University of Florida with dual Bachelor’s degrees in Sociology and Criminology and minors in Women Studies, Educational Studies, and Leadership. She has a background in education, policy advocacy, and campaign experience. Currently, Davis is the Manager of Operations for Achieve Atlanta, an education nonprofit that focuses on helping students access, afford, and earn postsecondary credentials. She also founded ImpactED Solutions, a tutoring company that provides learning experiences for K-12 students .
Davis believes in a data-driven holistic approach to address the the learning loss from the pandemic .
Davis believes that discipline in educational environments should be handled from a restorative approach in all schools, rather than using exclusionary discipline, such as suspensions and expulsions. She also believes in the need for greater cultural awareness and sensitivity training for the entire teaching and school leadership staff .
Davis strongly opposes the legislative bills that have been brought forth in response to the Critical Race Theory debate as she believes they are distracting the public from truly meeting the needs of students’ learning .
Davis believes that the board should bring back board member comments. She also believes that the board should return to only taking three members to add items to the agenda, in contrast to the current four members that it takes .