Roger Moss Elected as President of School Board

Staff Report

Tuesday, May 31st, 2022

Roger Moss, who co-founded the Savannah Children’s Choir and helped institute the Savannah Classical Academy, among other notable ventures, was elected as Savannah-Chatham County Public School Board President.

"Thank you, Chatham County, for believing in me and electing me as your next School Board President," Moss said. "The real winners today are our children. They will always come first."

Moss has lived in Savannah for more than 20 years. In the time he has been here, he has founded the Savannah Classical Academy, the Savannah Exploratory Charter Academy, and the Coastal Youth Choir in Bluffton, and also co-founded the Savannah Children’s Choir.

His goals while in office include reducing central office spending and putting more
money in the classrooms, ensuring that every student receives the best possible
education, and preparing and empowering students for success after high school. Moss’ mission is to create a system where children learn to dream big and are guided toward success.

Moss is the first African American to serve as President in the Chatham County Board of Education‘s history.