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Shayla Bennett

Assistant Program Director    ,
Education

M.P.A., Valdosta State University
B.A., Georgia State University

Biography
Shayla started her career at Georgia State University as the administrative coordinator with the Title IV-E Child Welfare Program in 2006 before moving on to Georgia Strategic Prevention System first as a senior training and technical assistance coach through the School of Social Work then as evaluation project coordinator through the School of Public Health. She returned to Title IV-E with the programs re-launch in fall of 2015 as assistant project director.

Shayla holds a BA in print journalism from Georgia State University and a Master of Public Administration from Valdosta State University.  She was also a participant in the Fall 2003 class of the Washington Center for Politics & Journalism.

She has worked as a reporter for publications in from New York, D.C., to metro Atlanta and has hosted a syndicated political talk radio show entitled “The Shayla Bennett Show,” on Genesis Communication Network. Shayla is a volunteer English and Language Arts GED instructor and has also volunteered as a certified Family to Family instructor with the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

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