• Special Education Teachers

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    School Phone: (770) 888-1222

     Arkema Stephanie Arkema  
    I have a Bacherlor’s degree in Child Development and Learning from Maryville College and a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Lincoln Memorial University. I am certified in Early Childhood, Special Education within the general curriculum, ESOL, and I have a Gifted In-field Endorsement. I’ve been in education for 14 years and I’m looking forward to another great year at Daves Creek!
    phone  170602 email  sarkema@forsyth.k12.ga.us
    Bertsch Emilie Bertsch  
    I have a dual Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education and Special Education as well as a reading endorsement from the University of North Georgia. I am also in the process of completing my Master's degree at UNG. I love spending time with my family, friends, and dogs! This will be my second year as a Daves Creek Dolphin! I'm looking forward to a wonderful year!
    phone  170601 email  ebertsch@forsyth.k12.ga.us
    Davenport Karen Davenport  
    I am Karen Davenport and I am so excited about teaching SBA Kindergarten here at Daves Creek Elementary! I have worked with children with special needs and autism for 20 plus years, working as a Teacher and Registered Behavior Technician (RBT). I feel called to teach and love on these special students! I am married to my best friend Chad, and we have four children ages 21, 19, 16 and 7. I am looking forward to an amazing 20/21 school year! We’ve got this!!!
    phone  170222 email  kdavenport@forsyth.k12.ga.us
    Davenport Haley Harbin  
    phone  170416 email  hbharbin@forsyth.k12.ga.us
    James Jennifer James  
    I am a Georgia native, and hold a dual degree in Early Childhood and Special Education from North Georgia College and State University. This will be my eighth year as a Daves Creek Dolphin! Teaching is my passion, and my goal is to make sure all students know they are loved, exceptional, and capable of success. When I am not in the classroom, I am spending time with my wonderful family and working in the school gardens with the DCES GREEN Squad. I am looking forward to an amazing year full of fun, growth, and memories!
    phone  170327 email  jejames@forsyth.k12.ga.us
    Kessler Juli Kessler  
    This is my fourteenth year as part of the Daves Creek family. I am a graduate from Azusa Pacific University and am certified in Special Education, Elementary Education, Science, and Social Science. I have experience teaching in the general education classroom, special education interrelated resource classes, and specialized instruction classes. It is my passion to help each child achieve their highest success!
    phone  170220 email  jkessler@forsyth.k12.ga.us
     Morris Shona Morris  
    This will be my 11th year teaching and my third at Daves Creek. I have 3 children and my husband is a P.E. teacher at DCE. I love teaching and I am excited to be a part of the Daves Creek Team.
    phone  170224 email  smorris@forsyth.k12.ga.us
    Ochacher   Lauren Ochacher  
    I love being a part of the Daves Creek family. This will be my 21st year teaching and my 3rd year teaching at Daves Creek. I have taught all grades from Kindergarten to Fifth grade, General Education and Special Education. I received my Bachelor's Degree from The University of Alabama in Elementary Education and my Masters Degree from Nova Southeastern University in Specific Learning Disabilities. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my dog, Bella or being outdoors. I am looking forward to a fun and exciting year. Roll Tide!
    phone  170602 email  lochacher@forsyth.k12.ga.us
    Schimmel   Cynthia Schimmel  
    I absolutely love being a teacher! I hold a BS in Elementary Education, a Masters Degree in Reading Instruction, and also a Special Education degree. I have experience in the general education classroom, interrelated resource, as well as specialized instruction classes. I am excited for a wonderful year with fabulous students at Daves Creek!
    phone  170417 email  cschimmel@forsyth.k12.ga.us
    Walker   Jill Walker   
    I am a graduate of Valdosta State University and Walden University. I have a Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education and a Masters degree in Elementary Reading and Literacy. I began my teaching career in Henry County. After getting married in 2004 and moving to the area, I began teaching at Daves Creek and have been a DCES Dolphin ever since.
    phone  170601 email  jrwalker@forsyth.k12.ga.us
Last Modified on June 3, 2020