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Our Leadership

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Education and Training Experts

Deborah C. Chosewood, M.S.

Resilient Georgia Education and Training Committee Co-Chair

Mental Health Grants Specialist and GA Project AWARE SEA Coordinator, Office of Whole Child Supports, Georgia Department of Education

Deborah Chosewood is the Mental Health Grants Specialist and Georgia Project AWARE State Education Agency Coordinator at Georgia’s Department of Education. Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education) is a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) federally-funded grant implemented in three school districts in Georgia.


Chosewood has worked in the early childhood and child and family wellbeing field for over 25 years. She is a member of numerous statewide task forces and committees aimed at the promotion of child and family wellbeing. She also serves on the National Children’s Trust Fund Alliance Board of Directors.

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