Mrs. Beauty P. Baldwin
Mrs. Beauty P. Baldwin is a native of Baldwin County, Georgia. She is a graduate of Savannah State University with a degree in Mathematics. She also hold a Masters Degree in Vocational Education and Administration and Supervision from the University of Georgia and a Specialist Degree in Administration and Supervision, also from UGA.
Her educational experiences include teaching Mathematics in Schley, Muscogee, and Gwinnett Counties in Georgia for 10 years. She served as a Vocational Education teacher for four years, Assistant Principal at Central Gwinnett High School (Lawrenceville, GA) for two years and Principal of Buford Middle School (Georgia) for four years. In June 1984 she was appointed Superintendent of the Buford City Schools System in Buford , GA making her the first African American female school superintendent in the state of Georgia. She retired in June, 1994 after ten years as Superintendent.
In 1994, with less than two months of retirement, she was called to establish Hopewell Christian Academy. On August 18, 1997, Hopewell Christian Academy opened its doors with fifty students in grades K4 through 3rd with her as the administrator.
Mrs. Baldwin has participated and very active in many local and state boards and organizations. She is currently active in active in the following:
- Leadership Gwinnett (Founding Steering Committee
- Gwinnett Rotary Club
- Gwinnett County Board of Elections
- Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce
- The 1818 Club
- Human Relations Advisory Council for Gwinnett Public Schools
- Gwinnett Children Shelter (Executive Council)
- Upsilon Alpha Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated
- Gwinnett/Rockdale/Newton Community Service Board
- Association of Christian Schools International
- Savannah State University Alumni Association
- Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church
- Shepherd’s Care Ministry
- Hopewell Baptist Church Finance Committee
Mrs. Baldwin has been the recipient of numerous awards, including:
- Top Ladies of Distinction
- Trail Blazer Award in Education
- Congressional Black Caucus Education Brain Trust Award of /Recognition American Business Women Association of Lawrenceville Woman of Achievement Greater Atlanta Christian Distinguished Community Service Award Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce Public Service Award Gwinnett County United Ebony Society Woman of the Year Gwinnett County Chamber of Commerce “Athena” Award Georgia Association of School Psychologists “Friend of Children Award Alpha Kappa Alpha (Upsilon Alpha Omega Chapter) Woman of the Year Awarded the first “United Way Anna Shackleford Legacy Award (2009) Awarded the first “Robbie Susan Moore Community Service Award” presented By the United Ebony Society (2009).