• First Grade Teachers 

     

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    School Phone: (770) 888-1222

     
    Alexander Cindy Alexander  
    I am so excited to be teaching First Grade at Daves Creek! I am a graduate of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and will graduate in July with a Masters in Early Childhood Education from the University of West Georgia. I have been teaching Kindergarten and First Grade for the last 21 years. My goal is for your children to leave my classroom with a love for learning and a love for school. I believe that they will thrive in an environment where they are valued and, with that in mind, I will strive to make sure that each child has a special place in our classroom. I really look forward to working with you and your children this year!
    phone 170232 email   calexander@forsyth.k12.ga.us
     
    Baird Caitlyn Baird  
    I am so excited to be your first grade teacher! I graduated from Miami University of Ohio with a Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education and this is my third year teaching first grade at Daves Creek. My goal is to create an environment in my classroom where each student feels welcomed and valued. I want your child to leave my classroom each day with an excitement and love for learning!
    phone 170230 email  cbaird@forsyth.k12.ga.us
     
    Cloer   Ashley Cloer   
    I am so excited to be a First Grade teacher this year at Daves Creek Elementary! I earned both my Bachelor and Masters degrees in Early Childhood Education at the University of Georgia. While teaching and pursuing my Masters degree this past year, I also earned my Gifted Education and Reading Endorsements. I enjoy traveling to the lake, spending time with family, and volunteering. I passionately pursue my goal of instilling a love for learning in children as well as challenging them to be their personal best. I am looking forward to the 2018-2019 school year and to meeting all of my new first graders!
    phone  170241 email  acloer@forsyth.k12.ga.us
     
     dces Ali Godwin  
    I am so excited to be teaching 1st grade at Daves Creek this year! I graduated from the University of Georgia Honors College with both my Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Early Childhood Education and an endorsement in Reading Specialty. I enjoy spending time with friends and family, working out, traveling, and reading. My goal is to inspire a love for learning in the hearts of all of my students! I can’t wait to meet my wonderful first graders and their parents and begin to work together to make sure this school year will be a great one!
    phone
             170224 email
              agodwin@forsyth.k12.ga.us
     
    Merritt   Katie Merritt  
    Hi, my name is Katie Merritt. This will be my 5th year at Daves Creek Elementary! I received my Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education at the Georgia Southwestern University. I've recently obtained my certification in ESOL and received my Master's Degree in Early Childhood from the University of West Georgia. I have a very supportive husband of seven years and three sweet cats. I enjoy traveling, organizing, and teaching. I absolutely love teaching First Grade and I look forward each year  to meeting my Fabulous First Grade Dolphins & collaborating with all of their parents!
    phone
             170239 email
              kmerritt@forsyth.k12.ga.us
     
     Quach  Stephanie Quach  
    I am very excited to join the first grade team at Daves Creek! My eldest daughter is going to be a sophomore in high school and my middle son is going to be a 7th grader. I find it difficult to believe that my youngest son is going to be a 5th grader in elementary school! I graduated with my Master's degree in elementary education from San Jose State University in California. While in California, I was a kindergarten, first and second grade teacher. My husband and I moved to Georgia in 2016 to be closer to my mom and sister. We love it here and look forward to learning more about this wonderful state!
    phone
             170233 email
              squach@forsyth.k12.ga.us
     
     Shelnutt Laura Shelnutt  
    My name is Laura Shelnutt, and I am so excited to be at Daves Creek Elementary this school year! I previously taught first grade for twelve years in Gwinnett County. My family and I are moving out to Forsyth County and are so excited to be a part of the community. I have two daughters, one who will be in fourth grade and one who will be in second grade. I also have a son who is three. I went to Auburn University for my undergraduate degree and got my masters in reading and literacy two years later. I got my gifted endorsement in 2014! I cannot wait for the 2018-2019 school year to begin!
    phone
             170240 email
              lshelnutt@forsyth.k12.ga.us
     
    A. Thomas    Amy Thomas  
    I am very excited to be teaching First Grade at Daves Creek! I am looking forward to being your child's First Grade teacher. I am a graduate of Georgia State University and will graduate in July with a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood from University of West Georgia. This is my 21st year of teaching. I have taught Third Grade, Kindergarten, Fourth and Fifth Grade Reading and Math, and this is my ninth year in First Grade at Daves Creek. My approach to education is based on my sincere interest in the children, seeing them grow and develop as individuals, and sharing with them my enthusiasm for learning. It is my philosophy to look for the best in students, and to do whatever is necessary to help them develop a love for lifelong learning.
    phone
             170238 email
              agthomas@forsyth.k12.ga.us
     
Last Modified on November 12, 2018