Born to Vivian E. Nowlin and Otis Nowlin in Florence, SC.
Earns a Bachelor of Science in biology from Francis Marion University.
Teaches science at C.L. Harper High Schools in Atlanta, GA until 1992.
Is a science instructor of the Saturday Science Academy at Clark-Atlanta University.
Achieves a Master of Science in education from Georgia State University.
Attains an Instructional Supervision Certification from Georgia State University.
Is named Teacher of the Year and receives Inspired Leadership Award, Principal’s Award and Star Teacher Award from C.L. Harper High School.
Is a science instructor and science department chairperson at S.H. Archer High School in Atlanta, GA until 1999.
Is a science model teacher leader for Atlanta Public Schools/Atlanta Systemic Initiative until 2001.
Attains an Administration and Supervision Certification from the State University of West Georgia.
Obtains an Educational Specialist degree in administration and supervision from Lincoln Memorial University.
Is a program coordinator of the APS Science, Mathematics Summer Enrichment Academy (SMSEA) at Spelman College until 2004.
Is assistant principal at D.M. Therrell High School in Atlanta, GA until 2005; Receives an SMSEA Outstanding Service Award and in 2003.
Receives the Principal’s Award for Outstanding Assistant Principal at D.M. Therrell High School.
Is principal of the School of Entrepreneurship at George Washington Carver High School in Atlanta, GA until 2008.
Is the executive director of operations and associate superintendent for the Office of High Schools with Atlanta Public Schools until 2012.
Founds ANC Focus Consulting Services.
Publishes “My Mamma Said.”
Authors “Words Overflowing;” Maintains membership with the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
Maintains membership with the Georgia Assoc. for Alternative Edu., National Alternative Edu. Assoc. and the National Dropout Prevention Network.