James Grady Crisp, PhD.
Dr. Crisp has been involved in career and technical education at the secondary, post-secondary and state agency level for over 30 years.
He received his B.S. and Master’s degree in Trade and Industrial Education at Georgia Southern University and his PhD in Vocational
Leadership from Georgia State University.
His teaching experience at the secondary level includes classroom instructor for Construction Trades, Industrial Arts, and Industrial
Technology. In addition, Dr. Crisp has administrative experience as an Instructional Coordinator at Heart of Georgia Technical College,
Director of Institutional Effectiveness at Griffin Technical College and State Coordinator for Educational Programs while employed by the
Technical College System of Georgia. Dr. Crisp has served as an Accreditation Specialist with HVAC Excellence since 2014.