• Special Education Teachers

     

    School Phone: (678) 965-5060 

IRR

Phone: 678-965-5060 Ext. 470324

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Ms. Barnes

Ms. Barnes is a native of Forsyth County, where she attended elementary, middle, and high school. She then attended The University of Southern Mississippi, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education. Ms. Barnes also attended Piedmont College, where she received a Master’s degree in Elementary Education with a Gifted endorsement. She recently graduated with her Education Specialist degree from Georgia Southern in Elementary Education with a Teacher Leader endorsement. She taught in New Orleans, LA, for three years before returning to Forsyth County to continue her teaching career. This will be her seventh year in the county and her tenth year of teaching. She is so excited to join the IRR Department at Brookwood and can’t wait for another AWESMAZING year!

Phone: 678-965-5060 Ext. 470301

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Mrs. Huff

Mrs. Huff is excited to begin her 6th year as a Brookwood Bobcat! She has been an educator for twelve years, having taught in DeKalb County and Chicago Public Schools before landing in Forsyth. Mrs. Huff obtained her Bachelor's degree from Georgia Southern University and her Master's degree from Piedmont College - both degrees are in elementary education. She is thrilled to join the IRR team and cannot wait for another awesmazing year!

Phone: 678-965-5060 Ext. 470365

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Mrs. Kerns

Mrs. Kerns has been teaching Special Education for 16 years. She earned her Bachelor's Degree in Special Education from Florida Atlantic University. Mrs. Kerns started her teaching career in Florida, where she taught Special Education in K-5th grade. She has also taught in Colorado before moving to Forsyth County in June 2018. This will be her 4th year at Brookwood, and she is excited to be a Bobcat again!

Phone: 678-965-5060 Ext. 470273

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Mrs. Saunders

This is Mrs. Saunders' 20th year of teaching. She received her bachelor's and master's degrees from Florida State University. She is very excited to be working with the children to watch them grow and meet their fullest potential. Mrs. Saunders is excited for an awesome school year!

Phone: 678-965-5060 Ext. 470298

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Ms. Schimmel

Ms. Schimmel graduated from Oneonta State University with a degree in Early Childhood Education. She also received her Master’s degree in Reading and Literacy from GA State University. Ms. Schimmel has been a certified Special Education teacher for ten years and has taught a variety of specialized classrooms. Ms. Schimmel is excited to begin her 18th year of teaching and her first year as a Bobcat!

Phone: 678-965-5060 Ext. 470389

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Mrs. White

Mrs. White earned her Bachelor's in Education degree 20 years ago from Barry University (Miami Shores, FL) and has taught general education and special education. Mrs. White is a lifelong learner and looks forward to every school year for opportunities to learn and grow professionally and personally, emphasizing building relationships with students and their families to enhance their academic experiences. Mrs. White is ready for her 3rd year as a Bobcat!

Speech

Phone: 678-965-5060 Ext. 470340

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Mr. Hall

Mr. Hall graduated with his master's degree from Valdosta State University in Speech Language Pathologist. He has have been working for the Forsyth County School System since 1999 and has been at Brookwood for eleven years.

Phone: 678-965-5060 Ext. 470260

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Mrs. Jagiela

Mrs. Jagiela has been providing speech and language services for 12 years. She earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Northern Iowa and a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology from the University of Central Missouri. She is thrilled to be starting her 7th year part of the Brookwood speech team and is looking forward to an amazing year!!

Phone: 678-965-5060 Ext. 470311

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Mrs. Plauche

Mrs. Plauche has been an SLP for 26 years. She earned her undergraduate degree in Communication Disorders from LSU and her masters in Speech Language Pathology from USM. She holds a Certificate of Clinical Competency (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and has worked in both the medical and school-based settings. She is celebrating her eighth year with Forsyth County and her 6th year at Brookwood. She strives to increase speech and language skills in engaging ways and is so excited for another amazing year!

Homeroom Teacher

Phone: 678-965-5060 Ext. 470219

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Mrs. McCavitt

Mrs. McCavitt is entering her 22nd 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 5th 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! 

Occupational Therapist

Phone: 678-965-5060 Ext. 470390

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Mrs. Mudulodu

Mrs. Mudulodu graduated from University of Tennessee with Masters of Occupational Therapy. She has been working with kids of all ABILITIES for over ten years. She started her career working in outpatient clinics. This is her 6th year working in school systems and her 2nd year at Brookwood. She is so excited to be working at this awesome school!

Special Education Paraprofessionals

Phone: 678-965-5060 Ext. 470219

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Mrs. Oquendo

I have been working with kids for 26 years and have a degree in Early Childhood Development. This is my 5th year at Brookwood in the SBA class. I am married with three children, and in my spare time, I enjoy watching my kids on the field playing football, lacrosse, and softball. 

Last Modified on July 12, 2021