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Georgia governor selects Cagle ’98 for commissioner

Gov.-elect Nathan Deal recently announced his choice for commissioner of the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning: Bobby Cagle, MSW ’98.

Cagle currently serves as director of legislative and external affairs for the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services, where he has worked for the past five years. Prior to his service at DFCS, Cagle was the deputy director of Youth and Family Services within the state of North Carolina’s Department of Social Services and has also held the position of Chief Probation/Parole Officer for the North Carolina Department of Correction in Murphy, N.C.

Cagle earned the 2010 Higher Directions Award from Georgia EmpowerMEnt and was the 1997 North Carolina Probation/Parole Officer of the Year. He earned a bachelor of arts in political science and sociology and a master’s of social work from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Source: Augusta Chronicle