Alaina Abadie is excited to join the speech-language therapy team at Chestatee this year. She completed her education at Vanderbilt University in 2017 and has now worked for 2 years as an SLP in a private practice and private school in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She loves watching college football with family, singing, and running. She finds joy in giving students the individualized support they need to succeed in the classroom and life. She grew up in Forsyth County and is so happy to be back!
This will be Emily Dutton's 1st year working as a Speech-Language Pathologist at Chestatee. Ms. Dutton received both her Bachelor's and Master's degrees from the University of Georgia. She had the opportunity to work with a variety of students and abilities during her time at UGA. She is very excited for a great school year at the T!
This will be Ms. Owens’s 2nd year as a Speech-Language Pathologist & her first full-time year at Chestatee. She was here part-time for the 2017-2018 school year and loved the school so much that she decided to be here full-time for this school year! Ms. Owens graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor if Science degree in Communication Disorders. She also earned a Master’s Degree from Valdosta State University. Ms. Owens is looking forward to a wonderful school year at the T!
This will be Ms. Pagel's 8th year at Chestatee and her 22nd year as a Speech and Language Pathologist. Ms. Pagel graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Disorders. She also earned a Master's Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Ms. Pagel has worked with students of all ages starting at age 3. She has also worked with special needs students and students with Autism. Ms. Pagel is looking forward to the new year and helping new students with their communication skills!
This will be Mrs. Richardson's 2nd year working as a Speech-Language Pathologist at Chestatee Elementary School. Mrs. Richardson received her Bachelors and Masters degrees at Valdosta State University and loves working with all of the students and staff at the T.
Lindsay Rosebush has been a Speech-Language Pathologist for the past 20 years and this is her 11th year at Chestatee. She works with prek-2nd grade students to help improve their communication skills. Lindsay truly feels that early intervention for speech and language delays is essential to overall academic success. Lindsay attended the University of Southern Mississippi where she received her Bachelor's degree in Speech-Language Pathology and then attended graduate school at Louisiana Tech University. Please feel free to contact her via phone or email with any questions or concerns you might have.
Lisa Spillane is in her second year as a Speech-Language Pathologist at Chestatee Elementary. She received her Bachelor's degree in Education and her Master's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of TN in 1985. She returns to work after several years of raising children to resume working as a school SLP. She spent 10 years working for Gwinnett County School System previously. Her focus is pre-K through 2nd grade.