This will be Emily Askew’s 3rd year at Chestatee and 2nd year as a Kindergarten teacher. Mrs. Askew has her bachelors degree from The University of West Georgia in Early Childhood Education with a concentration in Special Education. Mrs. Askew will graduate in July of 2022 with a Masters degree in Early Childhood Education as well as an ESOL endorsement. Mrs. Askew is excited about the upcoming school year and can’t wait to watch her students learn. She loves being at the “T”!
This will be Mrs. Davis’ fifth year teaching kindergarten in Forsyth County but her first year here at Chestatee. She has previously taught 2nd grade and GA Pre-K. Mrs. Davis received her bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education and Special Education with a reading endorsement. She is extremely excited about this opportunity to join the Chestatee family and cannot wait to meet her new students in the upcoming year.
Leah Duval is so excited to be starting her 4th year at Chestatee on the Kindergarten team. She has worked in the Private Pre-Kindergarten setting, and 3rd Grade in public education. This past year, Leah earned her ESOL endorsement after attending Forsyth County's year long training program. She and her husband, Rick, have two girls (one who will attend 3rd grade at Chestatee, and the other who will be in 9th grade at Lambert). They love spending time outdoors. Her gifts to teaching are a big heart and having a strong enthusiasm for creating life long learners. She can’t wait for next year!
Amy Beth Garrett
Amy Beth Garrett has spent her teaching career at Chestatee Elementary. She has a BS of Consumer and Family Sciences from UGA, Teaching Certificate from West Ga. College, Masters from University of North Ga, and Specialist degree from Lesley University. She also has her Gifted Certification. She loves teaching in the caring environment of Chestatee. She has taught both kindergarten and 2nd grade and is returning to Kindergarten for the 21-22 school year.
Mrs. Jenkins is very excited to be teaching Kindergarten at Chestatee Elementary this year! She received her Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education and Master's Degree in Elementary Literacy from Western Carolina University. This year will be her tenth year of teaching. She loves making learning fun and engaging, while ensuring that she meets the needs of all her students. She loves teaching Kindergarten and instilling a love for learning at a young age. She is glad to be a part of the Chestatee family!
Carly Rogers This will be Carly Rogers' first year at Chestatee Elementary and her eighth year as an educator. She is so excited to be teaching Kindergarten! She has previously taught 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grades. She received her teaching degree and ESOL endorsement from Toccoa Falls College. She loves being able to create a caring environment where learning is fun. She is looking forward to meeting all her students at open house! Ext. 722274
This will be Meredith Ross' 8th year teaching and first year at Chestatee. Miss Ross received her Bachelor's degree from Georgia Southern University, Master's degree from Kennesaw University and Specialist degree from Piedmont University. She has previously taught first grade, third grade, ESOL, virtual kindergarten, and kindergarten. I am so excited to be serving the families at Chestatee. I can't wait to welcome students and families into my classroom for the 22 - 23 school year.
This will be Mrs. Tilden's 21st year of teaching and her 10th year of teaching at Chestatee. Mrs. Tilden received her Bachelor's degree from Georgia Southern University and her Master's degree from Mercer University. She has had the wonderful opportunity to teach 5th, 3rd and 2nd grades. She has taught kindergarten for 10 years. She is very excited to be teaching kindergarten again and can't wait to meet her new class!