Phone: (678) 965-5090 EXT 370279

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Mr. Thomas Bell

Mr. Bell is very excited to begin his third year teaching Kindergarten at Whitlow Elementary. He graduated from the University of North Georgia with a bachelor’s degree in Elementary and Special Education with an endorsement in reading. Mr. Bell loves kindergarten because of the immense growth and eagerness to learn in this age group of students. He is looking forward to watching his Kindergarten students learn and grow during the 23-24 school year. Go Wolves!

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Mrs. Maureen Brown - Instructional Assistant

Mrs. Brown is so excited to be joining Whitlow Elementary and being a part of the kindergarten team. She has been teaching students in fun and creative ways for the past 13 years. She has her Master's Degree in Education and has previously worked in schools in New York, Illinois and here in Georgia. She is married to her high school sweetheart Mike, and has three children, two daughters and one son. When she is not teaching, you can find her spending time with her family and friends, traveling the world, or reading a good book. She is looking forward to another great year working with students and creating a positive classroom environment where they can discover their passions and experience the world around them! She likes to treat each day as a new adventure from which to learn, explore, and grow.

Phone: 678-965-5090 EXT. 370280

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Mrs. Emily Crandall

Mrs. Crandall is a Forsyth County native and attended Forsyth County Schools K-12. She graduated from Georgia College and State University with a degree in Early Childhood Education and an endorsement in reading. This will be her 5th year at Whitlow and her 2nd year in Kindergarten. She looks forward to spending another year as a Whitlow Wolf and making learning come alive!!!

Phone: 678-965-5090 EXT. 370260

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Ms. Michelle Curry

This is Michelle Curry's fifth year teaching Kindergarten at Whitlow Elementary. She previously taught Georgia Pre-K for eleven years. She graduated from the University of North Georgia with a dual bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education & Special Education. She also received minors in Psychology and Dance, and earned her Reading Endorsement. In her spare time she enjoys lake life, traveling, exercising, dancing, photography and spending time with her family and friends.

 

Phone: (678) 965-5090 ext. 370269

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Mrs. Heather Elzey

Mrs. Elzey is thrilled to be teaching kindergarten this year. She looks forward to watching her students grow throughout the year. She graduated from Western Governors University with a Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education. She has an amazing husband and two wonderful children aged 15 and 11. She has two crazy cats and a bearded dragon. In her spare time, she loves crocheting, Cricuting, being outside, or hanging out with family. She is looking forward to an amazing year with her students. 

Phone: (678) 965-5090 EXT. 370263

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Mr. E.J. Francis

E.J. Francis comes fresh from Fulton County Schools with 16 years of elementary teaching experience. 5 years in 2nd grade, 8 years in kindergarten, and 3 years in P.E. E.J. also has coached high school baseball and softball over those 16 years and will be joining the West Forsyth softball staff. E.J. is excited to join the Wolf Pack!

Phone: (678) 965-5090 EXT. 370280

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Mrs. Tammy Hensley - Instructional Assistant

Mrs. Hensley graduated from Miami or Ohio with a bachelors degree in Business. She began her work career in the Mortgage Banking Business for 10 years. She stayed at home with her daughters for 18 years while leading fund raising campaigns for school systems and churches. Mrs. Hensley was a Business Owner of the Plato's Closet in Gainesville and Cumming locations for 11 years. She is currently an Instructional Assistant for Kindergarten and PE at Whitlow.

Phone: 678-965-5090 EXT. 370268

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Ms. Rachel Horne

Ms. Horne has taught Pre-K, Kindergarten, 4th and 5th grades. This is her seventh year at Whitlow and seventeenth year teaching. Her favorite part of teaching is watching how much students grow from August to May. Ms. Horne graduated from Georgia Southern with her undergraduate and Master's degrees. She has her leadership endorsement. Ms. Horne is so excited to be part of a wonderful team for the 2023-2024 school year! Go Wolves!

Phone: (678) 965-5090 EXT. 370269

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Mrs. Lisa Shea - Instructional Assistant

Mrs. Shea graduated from UNG with a degree in Early Childhood Education. This is Mrs. Shea's 17th year as a IA in kindergarten. She helped open Whitlow in 2009. Prior to becoming ab IA, Mrs. Shea taught preschool and GA Pre-K.

Phone: (678) 965-5090 EXT. 370278

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Mrs. Kim Williamson

Mrs. Williamson is so excited to begin her first year at Whitlow. She has been in Kindergarten since 2016, most recently teaching in the Dual Language Immersion program at Kelly Mil Elementary. Mrs. Williamson earned her Master's of Arts in Teaching, along with Reading and ESOL Endorsements, from Georgia Southern University in 2021. She and her husband have lived in Forsyth County since 2009, and they have three teenagers as well as 2 crazy dogs. Mrs. Williamson is looking forward to an amazing year with her students and her Whitlow team!