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Mrs. Lessard

Phone: 678-965-5060 Ext. 470205

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Mrs. Lessard

I have had the pleasure of being the media specialist here at Brookwood since we opened our doors back in 2009. I’ve been teaching elementary students since 1993, both in the classroom and as a media specialist. Being a Media Specialist has been the most rewarding experience in my teaching career.

Ms. Mento

Phone: 678-965-5060 Ext. 470241

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Ms. Mento

This is Ms. Mento's fifth year teaching here at Brookwood Elementary. She has taught fourth grade and special education in the last four years at Brookwood. Ms. Mento received her Bachelor of Education from Valdosta State University. She is excited for her new adventures in ESOL and EIP and looking forward to a wonderful year!

Mrs. Paluzzi

Phone: 678-965-5060 Ext. 470320

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Mrs. Paluzzi

As the Instructional Technology Specialist, I have the privilege of working with the everyone at Brookwood. My favorite part is working with students especially when I get to see their excitement when they accomplish something new.  The excitement on their faces keeps me energized and proud to be a member of the Brookwood Family.

Mrs. Payne

Phone: 678-965-5060 Ext. 470241

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Mrs. Payne

This will be my 22nd year in the field of education. I graduated from Florida International University with a Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education. I also have my endorsement in English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL). I taught kindergarten/ESOL for ten years in Miami, Florida and this will be my tenth year teaching in Forsyth County.

Mrs. Powell

Phone: 678-965-5060 Ext. 470230

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Mrs. Powell

Mrs. Powell will be entering into her ninth year of teaching elementary school after staying home to raise her family for thirteen years. She obtained her Bachelor and Master's degree from The Ohio State University, studying family relations and human development along with education. Mrs. Powell has previously taught third grade, fifth grade, Early Intervention, and will be a math coach this year.

Mrs. Reynaud

Phone: 678-965-5060 Ext. 470245

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Mrs. Reynaud

This is my sixth year at Brookwood Elementary. I was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. I moved to Atlanta with my family in August of 2010.  I have a Masters of Education in Elementary Education as well as my Gifted Endorsement from Forsyth County.

Ms. Sadlock

Phone: 678-965-5060 Ext. 470230

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Ms. Sadlock

Abigail graduated from Georgia Southern University in 2009 with a bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education. Before coming to Brookwood, Abigail taught 2nd grade in DeKalb County as well as in Chicago Public Schools. This will be Abigail's tenth year teaching.

Mrs. Vanerstrom

Phone: 678-965-5060 Ext. 470233

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Mrs. Vanerstrom

Mrs. Vanerstrom has been teaching for 18 years.  She earned her bachelor's degree from the University of West Georgia and her master's degree from Piedmont College.  Along with her teaching degrees, she also has received a reading endorsement and gifted certification.  She is looking forward to an amazing school year!