• 2nd Grade Teachers

    School Phone: (678) 965-5041  

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Mrs. Jaclyn Krulia

Mrs. Krulia holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Child Education from The University of Georgia and a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from American College of Education.  She has taught first through third grade over the past twelve years and has been nominated to be Teacher of the Year three times, winning teacher of the year for JCE for the 2020-2021 school year.  Prior to Forsyth County, she taught in Fulton County.  This will be her seventh year here at Johns Creek.


Ext. 361047  jkrulia@forsyth.k12.ga.us

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Ms. Jennifer Miranda

Ms.Miranda holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Auburn University and a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Teaching from The American College of Education.  She is also ESOL endorsed through Metro RESA and is SIOP trained. She has taught kindergarten and second grade over the last 15 years.  Prior to Forsyth County, she taught in Fulton County.  This will be her fifth year here at Johns Creek

Ext. 361057  jmiranda@forsyth.k12.ga.us

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Mrs. Cinzia Downing

Mrs. Downing has taught a variety of grade levels from pre-k to second grade in both California and Georgia.  This will be her 26th year of teaching.  She graduated from California State Hayward University with a Bachelor Degree in Liberal Studies and holds a California Teaching Credential.  This will be her eighth year teaching second grade here at Johns Creek.

Ext. 361046  cdowning@forsyth.k12.ga.us

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Mrs. Lauren Jones

Ms. Paravate received a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education and Special Education from the University of North Georgia. At North Georgia, she graduated with Magna Cum Laude honors. She previously taught in first grade. This will be her fourth year teaching second grade at Johns Creek.

Ext. 361055    lparavate@forsyth.k12.ga.us

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Ms. Anne Rachels

Ms. Rachels earned both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from The University of Georgia in Early Childhood Education.  She also has endorsements in ESOL and Gifted Education.  She has experience teaching pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, first, and second grades.  While staying home with her children, she taught pre-school as well.  This will be her sixth year at Johns Creek Elementary and her second year in second grade.

Ext. 361060  arachels@forsyth.k12.ga.us

 

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Ms. Alyssa Nicholls

Ms. Nicholls holds a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education and an ESOL endorsement, both from the University of Georgia. She has student taught in Jackson County in Kindergarten and 1st grade. This will be her first year teaching 2nd grade. Ms. Nicholls is excited to be apart of the Jaguar family and is looking forward to a wonderful year!

Ext. 361043  alnicholls@forsyth.k12.ga.us

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Mrs. Penny La Rocca

Mrs. La Rocca holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and a Master’s Degree in Mathematics. She has also earned the Gifted and Teacher Leadership Endorsement. Mrs. La Rocca has been nominated for Teacher of the Year three times and earned the title in the 2018-19 school year. She has been a member of the JCE family for seven years and is looking forward to another successful year.

Ext. 361050  plarocca@forsyth.k12.ga.us

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Ms. Laura Wingo

Ms. Wingo holds an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration from Gainesville State College, a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood / Special Education from The University of North Georgia, a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood from Piedmont College and a Specialist’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Piedmont College.  She has taught first through fifth grade over the past fifteen years.  Prior to Forsyth County, she taught in the Gainesville City school system.  This will be her first year teaching in Forsyth County.

Ext. 361056  lawingo@forsyth.k12.ga.us