Dr. Bourassa comes from a family of educators. She has been in education for over twenty years in a variety of roles from high school science teacher at West Laurens High School to science teacher at the Heart of Georgia Technical College to Associate Professor of Secondary Education at Brewton Parker College to Science Coordinator for the Bibb County Public Schools. Dr. Bourassa came back to Laurens County in 2016 as Assistant Principal at East Laurens Elementary and in 2017 was named Instructional Coach for East Laurens Middle.
Dr. Bourassa received her Doctor of Education degree in curriculum and instruction from Georgia Southern University in 2009. Dr. Bourassa is a lifelong resident of Dublin/Laurens County. She is married with four daughters ranging in age from 19 to 14 years of age. Her husband Scott works for Mercer University.