• Our Instructional Assistants lead in classrooms by helping classroom teachers guide and facilitate learning.




    Katie May
     This is my 12th year working in education and I love my job! I am the proud mom of two children who are both in college, one will be a senior this year and the other a junior. I am originally from Ohio but really like living in Georgia! When I'm not having fun at school, I enjoy reading, doing anything outside, playing the piano, and hanging out with my dog.
    phone 180286 email dmay12@forsyth.k12.ga.us





    Ashley Greene
    My name is Ashley Greene.  I am a native of Georgia and grew up in Alpharetta.   I went to Auburn University where I earned a degree in Child Development.  I am currently living in Cumming with my husband Ryan, our 9 year old son Landon, and Toby, our Black Lab.  I have worked at VCE for the last 3 years as an Instructional Assistant in the Specialized Instruction classrooms.
    phone 180296 email  agreene@forsyth.k12.ga.us


    vieraphillips   Miscalidy Viera
    Bio coming soon! 
    phone 180342 email  mviera@forsyth.k12.ga.us


     valeyko Greta Valeyko
    I'm a Virginia native. I love to dance and hold two degrees in dance education. College basketball is my sport! Eat, sleep, and breath it when it's that time of year. I married my high school sweetheart and just celebrated my twentieth wedding anniversary!!
    phone 180342 email  gvaleyko@forsyth.k12.ga.us






    Kathy Barger
    My name is Kathy Barger and I am so pleased to be returning for my fifteenth year at Vickery Creek Elementary.  I have taught in first, second, and third grades. Prior to being a part of the team at VCE, I taught at Coal Mountain Elementary, and Chattahoochee Elementary working with Special Needs Pre-K classes.  My husband Chris and I, have been married for twenty two years and have two boys. Andrew is a junior at North Forsyth High School, and our youngest son, Owen, is in second grade at Matt Elementary. The boys keep us busy with extracurricular activities and outdoor fun. I am looking forward to an exciting and memorable school year.
    phone 180321 email  kbarger@forsyth.k12.ga.us






    Terry Coggin

    I started teaching as an Instructional Assistant for the Forsyth County System over twenty years ago. I have been at Vickery Creek Elementary in the special needs pre-k program and then continued in kindergarten for the last eighteen years.

     I have three children: one son and two daughters. My son and his wife live in Alabama. They have a two-year-old daughter. Also, my first daughter and her husband live in North Carolina. They have a three-month-old son. My second daughter and husband live in Dawsonville. They have a six-month-old son.

    phone 180309 email  tcoggin@forsyth.k12.ga.us






    Holly McCormick
    I was born in Tallahassee, FL but raised in Cumming.  I now live in the "little town' of Free Home with my husband and two kids, Brooklyn (11) and Eli (9.)  This is my second year at VCE.  On the weekends you can find us at our kid's sports or cheering on our favorite GA teams!  
    phone 180296 email  f38455@forsyth.k12.ga.us






    Ginger Mixon
    Hi my name is Ginger Mixon. This will be my 15th year as a Kindergarten Instructional Assistant in Forsyth County. Kindergarten is my jam!!! I graduated from The University of Georgia's Journalism School in 1988 - GO DAWGS! I am a Georgia peach, born in Atlanta and raised in south Georgia. FOCO has been our home for 20 years. My husband and I have been married for 28 years! Our son is a junior at The University of Georgia Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources. Our daughter is a sophmore at Georgia Sounthern University. Athena is my 1 year old Boxer puppy - Woof! Woof! VCE makes me happy!
    phone 180301 email  gmixon@forsyth.k12.ga.us





    Mandy Murray
    My name is Mandy Murray.  This is my 5th year as a Kindergarten IA. My husband, Dennis, and I have 2 boys. Aidan is in 10th grade and Evan is in 8th grade. We love to go hiking and backpacking together.  One of our goals is to go to all of the National Parks. So far we have visited 17 National Parks! On the weekends, I love watching my boys play soccer, reading and relaxing! I'm really excited about this upcoming year in K!
    phone 180310 email  mmurray@forsyth.k12.ga.us




    Tennille Payne
    Hi! My name is Tennille Payne and I am a Kindergarten Instructional Assistant working with Mrs. Green.  I am starting my 5th year at VCE and my 3rd year with Mrs. Green.  I am so excited to start this year because I will be student teaching for the first 12 weeks to complete a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education!  I will then return to finish the school year with Mrs. Green. I have been married for 22 years to my husband, Josh, and we have 3 amazing children, Andrew, Christopher (twins,-15),  and Emily (10). I like reading, crafting, camping with my family, and watching Auburn Football!
    phone 180330 email  tpayne@forsyth.k12.ga.us




    Gail Wirth
    My name is Gail Wirth. I am working this year as a teaching assistant in Mrs. Bronson’s Kindergarten class.  I was born in Wisconsin and graduated with a teaching degree from the University of Eau Claire. I moved to south Florida and taught 2nd and 5th grade there. I married my husband John there and we have three sons. We moved to Georgia in 2000. I taught 2nd grade at VCE for three years and then worked as an instructional assistant. I have been at VCE for 18 years. I love seeing all my previous students when they come back to visit.
    phone 180329 email  gwirth@forsyth.k12.ga.us





    Marian Yeste

    Hi! My Name is Mrs. Yeste. I am a native of Spain and I live in Cumming with my husband David and our daughters, Marian and Cynthia.

    I enjoy running, traveling & spending time with family. I was born in Barcelona, Spain and grew up in Granada, a small city in the South of Spain. 

    Since I was a little girl I knew I wanted to travel and see the world. At the age of 18, I left home to travel and study abroad.

    While living in the U.K., I graduated with a Bachelors in European Political Sciences  from East London University.

    In 2004,  I earned my Master’s Degree in Dispute Resolution from University of Massachusetts, Boston.

    Recently, I have completed a Spanish teacher certification with a Dual Language Immersion Endorsement from Georgia State University.

    I am excited to make this first year of school their best beginning ever!

    phone   email  mamartinez@forsyth.k12.ga.us




    Kathryn Maynard
    Hello!  My name is Kathryn Maynard. I am so excited to be working with your child this year!  This is my fourth year working as a Kindergarten paraprofessional and my first year at Vickery Creek Elementary.  I am married and I have three amazing children Sam (13), Lola (11), and Theo (4). I enjoy spending time with my family, cooking, and going for walks with my dog.
    phone 180321 email  kmaynard@forsyth.k12.ga.us