Gifted Education Program 
    at Chestatee Elementary
    Thinking Cap

    Our goal is to be: 

    Responsible Citizens by being considerate

    Researchers by collecting and presenting reliable information

    Logical Problem Solvers by analyzing problems

    Creative Thinkers by brainstorming and thinking uniquely

    Communicators by speaking and writing clearly

    Self-Directed Learners by performing at your optimal level

    Producers of Excellence by embracing mistakes and revising work

    Critical Thinkers by using your powers of reasoning
    Gifted Education Program Teacher:



    Laura Martin

    This will be Ms. Martin's 22nd year at Chestatee. Ms. Martin graduated from the University of North Georgia with a degree in Early Childhood Education, and she earned a Master's Degree from Grand Canyon University in Curriculum and Instruction with Technology. Along with these degrees, she holds a gifted endorsement. Ms. Martin has taught 3rd and 4th grades, and has worked with students in K-5th grades in Enrichment, Learning Academy, and Robotics. Ms. Martin believes that learning is a lifelong journey and she can't wait to share that journey with the students and staff at Chestatee in the upcoming year.

    phone Ext. 722502




      It is the belief of Forsyth County Schools that all students have the right to develop their talents and abilities to the fullest. Embodied in this belief is the commitment to gifted and talented students who possess learning characteristics and needs that differ from those of their chronological peers. The mission of gifted education is to maximize the potential of gifted and talented students by providing programs and services that accommodate these differences, including a curriculum responsive to individual learning rates, styles, and complexity.
    Click Here to learn more about the Gifted Education Program in Forsyth County.