School Phone: (770) 887-7749



    Julie Adams


    This is my 8th year with Forsyth County Schools. I have two adult sons, Aaron and Matthew, who graduated from West. My family loves sports, and we enjoy watching UGA and Atlanta United games. I also enjoy reading and walking my dogs.

      ext. 740118

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    Carla Mir


    I am new to forsyth County Schools and the education field in general. I am originally from Guadalajara, Mexico and have been in the US since 2007. I have a B.S. in Marketing and worked in the family business. I live in Cumming with my husband and 10 years old daughter that attends Sawnee Elementary. I am really excited to be part of the Cumming Elementary Team!!!

      ext. 740423

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    Betzy Ortiz


    My name is Betzy Ortiz and I've had the pleasure of serving here at Cougar Nation for 6 years. I've been married for 18 years. I have a 15 year-old boy who attends West Forsyth and a 2 1/2 year-old spunky little girl. I love spending time with my family, but I also feel blessed to have the opportunity to interact and build relationships with the students at Cumming Elementary.

       ext. 740134

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    Sherry Phillips


    BThis is my 20th year at Cumming Elementary as a kindergarten instructional assistant. My husband is Aaron. We have two daughters, Meredith and Andrea. I enjoy walking, nature, and reading. 

      ext. 7403117

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    Lauryl Sanchez


    I am so happy to be at Cumming Elementary School for my second year as a kindergarten paraprofessional. It is so rewarding to work with our youngest Cumming Cougars as they learn and grow! My husband and I have three grown sons who live near enough to visit us, and we get together often. At home, we have two dogs and a cat named Cat!

       ext. 740128

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    Sarah Steele


    I have worked at Cumming Elementary for three amazing years. This will be my second year working in the DLI program. I have one daughter at Cumming Elementary and another daughter at Lakeside Middle School. My husband also teaches at South Forsyth High. I enjoy playing tennis and spending time with my family.

     ext. 740133

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    Pinky Varghese



    This is my first year as a Parapro, and I am excited to be working with the Kindergarteners and with the First graders. Prior to this, I was a part time substitute teacher at Cumming Elementary for 2 years and at North Forsyth Middle for 1 year. I have a wonderful family with two dynamic boys, and we love exploring new places. I love working with students, and I enjoy interacting with them and watching them grow.

      ext. 740127

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