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:



    Carolyn Craddock

    This will be Mrs. Craddock’s 7th year at Chestatee Elementary and her 13th year as an educator. Mrs. Craddock graduated from North Georgia College and State University with a dual degree in Early Childhood and Special Education in addition to a reading endorsement. She later graduated from the University of North Georgia with a Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education and her Gifted and ESOL endorsement. She has had the joy of teaching 1st, 2nd, 4th, and 5th Grades as well as spending time as an Instructional Technology Specialist. She is very excited to take on the challenge of teaching gifted learners this year, and looks forward to working with teachers and students to ensure enrichment for all gifted learners!

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      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.