• Dr. David Tilley, Ed.D.

      Dr. David Tilley, Ed.D.

Meet Headmaster Dr. David Tilley, Ed.D.

Dr. David Tilley graduated in 1967 from East Ridge High School in Chattanooga. He received his bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 1971. Upon graduation, Dr. Tilley accepted positions with both Cobb County Board of Education as a teacher and at Mount Paran Church of God in Atlanta as their minister of youth. He received his master’s degree in educational administration from Georgia State University in 1975. He went on to serve Cobb County Schools in roles such as administrator, principal, and Director of Personnel for the Assistant Superintendent.

In 1983, Dr. Tilley started Straight Inc., a drug rehabilitation program for adolescents in Marietta, GA. He left there to become headmaster at MPCS where he started the high school and moved the campus to the East Cobb site.

In 1988, Dr. Tilley left MPCS and became Vice President at Lee University (Cleveland, TN) and later at Houghton College (Houghton, NY). He received his doctorate from the University of Tennessee in 1995 in Leadership Studies in Higher Education. He returned in 2004 to again become headmaster at MPCS.

Dr. Tilley is married to Angie, and they have three adult children and six grandchildren.

Board of Trustees

Dr. Susan Banke -Kennesaw State University; clinical professor | CoachEd; co-owner, consultant
Andy Davenport - Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP; partner
Angie Davis - Cobb County State Court; clerk
George Ethridge (Board Chair) –Ernst & Young, LLP; partner
Nelson Geter - Development Authority of Cobb County; executive director | Cobb County Chamber of Commerce; chief strategist
Bob Jimenez - Corporate Communications & Public Affairs; Cox Enterprises; senior vice president
Keith Johnson - Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC; regional president
Cindy Rainey - Earthwall Products, LLC; chief financial officer
Dr. Josh Rice - Eastside Baptist Church; associate pastor | Point University; instructor
Dr. Kathy Schwaig - Kennesaw State University; dean, Coles College of Business
David Sheffield - Global Payments, Inc.; senior vice president and chief accounting officer
Michelle Stubbs - SMB IT Solutions, LLC; vice president of finance and operations
Dr. Stanley Wrinkle - Cobb County Schools; assistant superintendant (retired)