Executive Director

As Executive Director, Mr. Kirby is responsible to the Board of Directors for the school’s performance.  Specifically, he integrates the efforts of the leadership team to ensure the school achieve its Mission while operating within the parameters established by the Board, the school’s authorizers (Atlanta Public Schools and Georgia’s Department of Education), and its Charter Agreement.

Prior to becoming Executive Director, Mr. Kirby served as the founding Chairman of the Atlanta Classical Academy Board of Directors. Mr. Kirby is a graduate of The Westminster Schools, the United States Naval Academy, and Emory University’s Goizueta Business School. He and his wife, Jean, are the parents of three children attending Atlanta Classical Academy.

Motivated by a deep sense of patriotism, Mr. Kirby is grateful for the opportunity to serve the school community and its Mission: to form intelligent, virtuous citizens.