• First Grade Teachers


    School Phone: 770-888-1285

    askew    Kellie Askew
    I’m very passionate about being a teacher and love what I do. I completed my Bachelor’s Degree from the University of North Georgia, and received my Master’s Degree from Piedmont College. I love teaching first Grade and getting to know my students. I am happily married to James and we have two wonderful sons Dillon & Justin. I am excited to start a new school year as a Poole's Mill Pirate!
    phone  390624 email  kaskew@forsyth.k12.ga.us
     caputo  Laura Caputo
    I am very excited to be teaching at Pooles Mill Elementary this year! I have many years of experience teaching primary grades, and I absolutely adore my job! I love building relationships with my students, and creating a positive learning environment in my classroom! I have a B.S. in Early Childhood Education from Kennesaw State University, along with a Reading Endorsement.
    phone  390274 email  lcaputo@forsyth.k12.ga.us
    hudgins    Kelley Hudgins
    My name is Kelley Hudgins. I was raised in Alpharetta, GA. I received a Bachelor of Education from the University of North Georgia. I also hold a special education certificate to teach K-12. I have taught K-5 special education, K-5 EIP, 2nd, and 3rd grades. My husband Jeff and I live in Canton, GA with our children Colby, Mathis, and Rory. I am so excited to be part of the Poole's Mill family. I can't wait to meet all the new pirates this fall!
    phone  390280 email  khudgins@forsyth.k12.ga.us
     kirby  Kristen Kirby
    Hi! My name is Kristen Kirby. I graduated in 2019 from the University of North Georgia with a B.S. degree in Early Childhood/Special Education with a Reading Endorsement. I have taught 3rd grade. I love spending time with family and friends, going to the beach, and reading books. This is going to be a wonderful year in 1st grade!
    phone  390271 email  kkirby@forsyth.k12.ga.us
     shaw  Amber Shaw
    I have the best job in the world- I love teaching First Grade! I love reading and doing science experiments. I went to the University of North Georgia and I have a dual degree in Early Childhood Education and Special Education. I have been teaching in Forsyth county since 2017. I live in Forsyth County with my husband, our son Mason, and our two dachshunds- Harley and Link. I am so excited to be a Pooles Mill Pirate!
    phone  390269 email  ashaw@forsyth.k12.ga.us