Caitlin McMunn Dooley, Ph.D., is a founding Board Member and Past-President of Decatur Makers, serving from 2012-2016. She enjoys yoga and walking her dogs Bella and Rosie and aspires to be a more active fiber arts maker. She is Deputy Superintendent for Teaching and Learning for the Georgia Department of Education where she leads a large team focused on improving instruction, school climate, and teacher and leader support. She has been awarded competitive grants totaling over $240M and earned several honors from state and national organizations for educational leadership and research. She has also worked as an elementary classroom teacher, teacher educator, educational researcher, and professor at Georgia State University.