Meet Our Teachers
Team Up with Experienced, Highly Qualified Teachers
Teachers at the Georgia Cyber Academy are among the best in the state. They are your partners in your children's education, and are available every school day to help you and your children through any challenges you may face.
Kelly Morando, Elementary Director
Kelly Morando has been with Georgia Cyber Academy since its inception. She previously taught third grade students and gifted students in grades 3–12 in Ohio. Mrs. Morando also taught at K¹²'s Ohio Virtual Academy for four years prior to moving to Georgia. While at OHVA, she was a lead teacher and the Advanced Learner Program Coordinator. She was honored with a K¹² Founders Award for 2008. Mrs. Morando received a B.S. in Elementary Education from Gannon University and an M.S. in Gifted Education from Youngstown State University.
Dr. Susan Bridwell, Middle School Director
Susan Bridwell taught middle school students for 21 years before joining the Georgia Cyber Academy Faculty. Dr. Bridwell served as a grade level chairperson and a science department head. Throughout her tenure as a teacher leader, her focus was on helping teachers meet the individual needs of the students. Her philosophy is "It is not what you teach, it is who you teach." Susan completed her Ph.D. at Emory University in Educational Leadership. She was active in the field studies program and her dissertation was on the communication between student teachers and their cooperating teachers. During her time in the brick and mortar classroom, she trained over twenty student teachers. Her current role as MS Director, provides the opportunity to focus on both teacher development and middle school student achievement.