Dr. Artesius Miller is the Founder & CEO of the Utopian Academy for the Arts Charter School Network. He is recognized as a visionary leader in K-12 education who founded the first authorized charter school by the State Charter Schools Commission of Georgia. His academic strategies have helped Utopian scholars outperform their local school district schools in all subject areas.
Miller also serves as the Vice Chairman of the state board for the Technical College System of Georgia and as an adjunct professor at Morehouse College’s Center for Excellence in Education.
Pamela Dingle, Executive Director, has held a long-term career in public, charter and private school education which spans a 36-year period. Ms. Dingle completed a Bachelor of Science in Special Education at Tuskegee University, a Master of Science in Special Education at Butler University, and an Education Specialist in Education Leadership at West Georgia University.
During her career, Ms. Dingle served as an Elementary, Middle and High School Special Education Teacher and as a local school Assistant Principal and Principal at the Middle School and Elementary Level respectively. Ms. Dingle then served as Director of Curriculum for Cobb County School District, the 25th largest district in the United States and the second largest in Georgia.