• Special Education Teachers

     

    School Phone: (678) 965-5060 

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Mrs. Chavarry

Phone: 678-965-5060 Ext. 470321

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Mrs. Chavarry

Mrs. Chavarry has been teaching for 30 years. She earned a Bachelor's and Master's degree from Florida International University in Elementary Education, with a minor in Early Childhood Education. She is also certified in Varying Exceptionalities with Special Education Certification. Mrs.Chavarry has taught in the general education setting in grades 4 and 1. Currently, she is teaching small group classes with grades K-5 to children with various exceptionalities. She has been a part of the Brookwood family since its opening in 2009, and is a proud Bobcat! 

Mrs. Kerns

Phone: 678-965-5060 Ext. 470320

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Mrs. Kerns

Mrs. Kerns has been teaching Special Education for 15 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 3rd year at Brookwood, and she is excited to be a Bobcat again!

Mrs. Kohler

Phone: 678-965-5060 Ext. 268

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Mrs. Kohler

Ms. Kohler has been teaching in Forsyth County Schools for 14 years, with 9 of those years spent in Special Education. She received her Bachelor's Degree from the University of Georgia in Early Childhood Education and her Master's degree from Nova Southeastern University in Curriculum and Instruction with Technology. This is her 5th year at Brookwood, where she loves teaching and being with her students. She is looking forward to a fabulous new school year.

Mrs. Saunders

Phone: 678-965-5060 Ext. 470288

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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!

Mrs. White

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

Mr. Hall

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.

Mrs. Jagiela

Phone: 678-965-5060 Ext. 470206

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Mrs. Jagiela

Mrs. Jagiela has been providing speech and language services for ten 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 6th year as part of the Brookwood speech team and is looking forward to an amazing year!!

Mrs. Plauche

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

Mrs. McCavitt

Phone: 678-965-5060 Ext. 470219

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Mrs. McCavitt

Mrs. McCavitt is entering her 21st 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 4th 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!

Special Education Paraprofessionals

Mrs. Jenkins

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Mrs. Jenkins

Mrs. Heuermann

Phone: 678-965-5060

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Mrs. Heuermann

I’m so excited to be a part of the Brookwood Elementary School staff again this year as a paraprofessional. I have a degree in Music Education from the University of Georgia and 14 years of experience teaching music in public and private schools to students of all ages, from preschoolers to high schoolers! I’m thrilled to be a part of laying the foundation of education for your amazing students and making their year full of love, laughter, and learning!

Mrs. Oquendo

Phone: 678-965-5060 Ext. 470219

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Mrs. Oquendo

I have been working with kids for 24 years and have a degree in Early Childhood Development. This is my 3rd 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, baseball, and softball. 

Mrs. Walsh

Phone: 678-965-5060 Ext. 470288

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Mrs. Walsh

Mrs. Walsh graduated from Rutgers University with a BA in Philosophy/History. She worked as a para with Kindergarten and 5th grade for two years at Monsignor Slade Catholic School in MD before moving to GA in 2014. She began subbing for Forsyth County Schools in 2016 and was thrilled to accept an offer from Brookwood as a para in 2018. This will be the start of her third year here at Brookwood, and she is looking forward to an exciting new school year!

Last Modified on July 12, 2020