Brandywine logo    Lyndsey Kelley
     My name is Lyndsey Kelley, I recently moved here from Cape Coral, Fl where I taught for 7 years. I graduated from Edison State College with a degree in Elementary Education.  I have three kids ages 12, 10 and 3. We keep busy by going to baseball and soccer practice.  I am excited to start this new journey here at Brandywine Elementary.
    phone 480531 email f38552@forsyth.k12.ga.us
    Beattie   Veronica Beattie

    Welcome to 3rd grade! My name is Veronica Beattie and I am so excited to begin my 15th year in teaching. I have spent the last 14 years teaching in Forsyth County, and have taught 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grades. I live at home with my husband, our 3 children and 3 pets. My daughter is heading off to UGA this Fall (Go Dawgs!). When I am not teaching, you can find me curled up with a great book as I love to read! I am looking forward to a great year!


    phone 480530 email vbeattie@forsyth.k12.ga.us
    Brandywine Logo   Brittany Brooks
    Brittany has taught in Forsyth County for 11 years. She has taught first, second, and third grade. She graduated from the University of Georgia in 2010 with a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education with a math endorsement. Brittany completed her gifted endorsement in 2012.  She also earned a Master's Degree with an ESOL endorsement in 2013 from Mercer University.  She finished her Specialist Degree with a Science and Reading endorsement in 2014 also from Mercer University. She loves shopping, crafting, and spending time with her husband Beau and their newborn son.
    phone 480522 email BBrooks28@forsyth.k12.ga.us
    Brandywine logo    Ana Rossi (DLI)
     I am very happy  to be a part of the DLI  team at Brandywine!  I have taught Kindergarten for 11 years, 9 of those  have been in a dual language program.  I have  taught  all grades except  second. I graduated from Eastern College in Pennsylvania and received my Masters in Education from Reinhardt University here in Georgia. Prior to working with  Forsyth  I worked for Fulton County Schools. 

    My husband James and I have lived in Georgia for 22 years. We have three wonderful children  , Sergio (27)   Francesca (24) , and Giulianna (19). When I am not teaching I enjoy reading, going to the gym  or watching movies

    phone 480488 email  arossi@forsyth.k12.ga.us
    Brandywine logo    Kate McDearmon
    My name is Kate McDearmon, and I am thrilled to be a Brandywine Badger! This is my 10th year teaching and my second year at BWE. For the past few years, I have had the wonderful opportunity to stay at home with my children (Alice, 5, and Miles, 3). Prior to this, I taught 2nd and 4th grades in Gwinnett County, Phenix City, Alabama, and an American school in Sao Paulo, Brazil. My daughter was born in Brazil, and we decided to return home to Atlanta to be close to family. I have both a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Elementary Education from the University of Georgia. In addition, I hold ESOL certification and elementary mathematics and reading endorsements. My husband, Brian, is a high school English teacher in Fulton County, and we enjoy living in the Alpharetta community. In my free time, I love to play the flute and go on adventures with my family. 3rd grade is an incredible year of learning and growth, and I feel privileged to spend it with you and your child!
    phone 480485 email f38104@forsyth.k12.ga.us
    Brandywine logo    Michelle Stuparits

    My name is Michelle Stuparits and I am excited to be a part of the Third Grade team at Brandywine Elementary for the 2020-2021 school year. I graduated from the University of North Georgia with a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood/ Special Education (P-5). This is my 11th year of teaching. I have also taught PreK and Kindergarten.

    When I am not teaching, I enjoy traveling, hiking, dining at Atlanta restaurants, and spending time with my family and friends. I have been married to my husband, Michael, for 8 years. We have a pet dog and cat. We also like going to Atlanta United and Georgia Tech games.

    This year will be filled with fun, learning, and excitement! I am looking forward to working with your child and being a part of their Third Grade experience

    This is going to be an exciting school year! I am looking forward to working with your child and being a part of their Third Grade experience.

    phone 480535 email mstuparits@forsyth.k12.ga.us

    O'Keefe   Amy O'Keefe

    My name is Amy O’Keefe, and I am excited to be teaching third grade at Brandywine again this year! I have taught in both public and private schools all over the country from Monroe, GA to Gainesville, FL to Malibu, CA to New Haven, CT over the past twenty-seven years. I have also taught in Forsyth and Fulton Counties over that time period as well. 

    I received my Early Childhood degree from the University of Georgia and my Masters degree in Early Childhood from Georgia State University. Years later, I got my Specialists degree from Piedmont College in Teaching and Learning. I have taught first, third, fourth, and fifth grades.

    I have been married to my husband, Brian, for twenty one years. We have an eighteen year old son who will be a freshman in college this year. I enjoy spending time with my family, cooking, traveling, and playing tennis.

    phone 480534 email aokeefe@forsyth.k12.ga.us


    KT2  Kendall Tossing

    Hello!  My name is Kendall Tossing, and I am so excited to be joining the Brandywine team!  I am originally from Oswego, IL so I am a huge Chicago sports fan.  Go Cubbies!

    I attended the University of Northern Iowa where I earned my B.A. in Elementary Education and an endorsement in Mathematics. 

    In my free time, I enjoy going to the beach, playing volleyball, and game nights with friends and family.  I am so excited to learn and grow in 3rd grade!  Go Badgers!!

    phone 480528 email f40195@forsyth.k12.ga.us