Phone: 678-965-5060 Ext. 470331

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Mrs. Gentile

Mrs. Gentile is excited to be joining the third grade team again this year. She received her Bachelor's degree from North Georgia in Early Childhood and Special Education with a Reading Endorsement. Mrs. Gentile also received her Master's and Specialist degrees from Piedmont University and a Gifted certification. Before moving to Brookwood, Mrs. Gentile taught Pre-K for one year in Gwinnett and six years in Gainesville City Schools. She looks forward to starting her 9th year as an awesmazing Bobcat!

Phone: 678-965-5060 Ext. 470336

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Ms. Hickey

Ms. Hickey is beginning her 3rd year of teaching. She received her undergraduate degree from Mercer University in Special and General Education. She is so excited to be at Brookwood and looks forward to working with another group of amazing kids!

Phone: 678-965-5060 Ext. 470329

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Mrs. Humeniuk

Mrs. Humeniuk was born in Atlanta and moved to Cumming in 1989. She graduated from Forsyth Central and went to college to pursue her teaching degree. She played softball at Middle Georgia College and transferred to North Georgia, where she received her Bachelor's Degree. From there, Mrs. Humeniuk earned her Master's Degree from Walden University. This is her fifth year at Brookwood! She taught 2nd grade at Gainesville Elementary for ten years before becoming a Bobcat. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, reading, Disney, sports, and teaching! She is proud to be a teacher at Brookwood and is looking forward to an amazing year!

Phone: 678-965-5060 Ext. 470320

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Mrs. Kopras

Mrs. Kopras grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio. She received her Bachelor's degree from the University of Cincinnati and her master's degree from Northern Kentucky University. Mrs. Kopras earned a gifted endorsement in 2015. She previously taught in Cincinnati, Ohio, at Big Creek Elementary and John's Creek Elementary in Forsyth County. Mrs. Kopras came to Brookwood when this amazing school opened in 2009. She enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, traveling, SEC sports, and reading. Mrs. Kopras has been teaching for 28 years and can't wait to have another fantastic year at Brookwood!

Phone: 678-965-5060 Ext. 470219

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Mrs. McCavitt

Mrs. McCavitt is entering her 23rd year of teaching. She graduated from Marshall University with a bachelor's degree in Education and is certified to teach the alternate curriculum in Georgia. She has taught 5th grade general education, K-5 in the Mild Intellectual Disability classroom, and is starting her 6th year as the Autism teacher at Brookwood. Mrs. McCavitt is thrilled to teach in a classroom where she can begin to teach at the level where each child is. She loves teaching and exploring replacement behaviors and finding ways for all of her students to be the best version of themselves. Her experience at Brookwood has been some of the best years in her teaching career, and she looks forward to having another amazing year with her wonderful, talented, fun, and sweet students! 

Phone: 678-965-5060 Ext. 470321

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Mrs. Philmon

Mrs. Philmon is beginning her 25th year of teaching. She received her Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Georgia and her Master of Reading Instruction from West Georiga. She holds both Reading and ESOL endorsements and has taught preschool, kindergarten, first grade, and third grade in Gwinnett County and Forsyth County. She is excited to be teaching with the third grade team again for the 2022-2023 school year. She looks forward to her ninth year at Brookwood as a teacher after starting in the building 13 years ago as a parent, PTO Board Member, and substitute teacher. Let's Go Be Awesome, Bobcats!

Phone: 678-965-5060 Ext. 470335

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Mrs. Walczak

I graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a BA in Anthropology and received my M.Ed in Early Childhood Education from Brenau University. I began my career teaching middle school on Hilton Head Island. I have taught 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade at Brookwood since 2016, and I am excited about working with the 3rd grade team again for the 2022-2023 school year.