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Director of Advancement

Dudley Franklin serves as Atlanta Classical’s Director of Advancement, and she is passionate about securing the resources needed to pursue the school’s mission in the life of each student for years to come. Mrs. Franklin has helped non-profits grow their capacity and expand their impact for the past 17 years as a fundraising and volunteer management professional. Prior to her work in the non-profit sector, Mrs. Franklin worked in product marketing for companies like New Balance and Coca-Cola.

Mrs. Franklin has been a part of Atlanta Classical since 2012. She was a key member of the launch team for Atlanta Classical and served on the school’s founding board from 2014-2017. For Mrs. Franklin, Atlanta Classical is truly a family affair. She is married to Bryan Franklin, Atlanta Classical’s Director of Fine Arts. They have three daughters currently enrolled at ACA and a son who will enter kindergarten in 2022. 


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The mission of Atlanta Classical Academy is to develop graduates in mind and character through a classical, content-rich curriculum that emphasizes the principles of virtuous living, traditional learning, and civic responsibility.