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Becky Akins I am Becky Akins and I have been teaching for 20 years. I received my Bachelor's degree from North Georgia College and State University. I have taught 4th grade, 2nd grade, and Kindergarten. I love working with children and watching them learn and grow. I am married to Mark and we have two wonderful boys. I am looking forward to a wonderful school year! 280117 email@example.com Tara Aulet
Hello, my name is Tara Aulet and I have been teaching in Forsyth County since 2007. I earned my Associates degree from Truett McConnell college, my Bachelors and Masters degree in teaching from North Georgia college with a reading and gifted endorsement. I have taught 2nd grade and Kindergarten for 10 years. I LOVE to teach children how to read and start their love for learning! I also love to travel and learn new things. Teaching is my passion and I love kids!
Every child is special and has a gift, I hope to show them their individual greatness!
I have a wonderful husband, Robert Jr., and two boys. Robert III is 8 and will be starting 3rd grade and Garrison is 3. I am so excited to be a Matt Mariner!
280104 firstname.lastname@example.org Heather Archer I have had the privilege of growing up in Forsyth County, a true native. I attended Midway Elementary, South Forsyth Middle School and Forsyth County High School throughout my educational journey. I received my Bachelor's & Master's Degrees in Early Childhood Education at North Georgia College and State University, where my Grandaddy went before WWII. I received my gifted endorsement through Forsyth County. This is my 21st year teaching in Forsyth County. I have spent 15+ years in Kindergarten, 3 years in 1st grade and 1 year in 3rd grade. Kindergarten is truly my favorite!
I am married to Dale, who is also a native of Forsyth and is an active duty soldier in the US Army. We have 4 girls.Claire is in 3rd grade at Matt, Jillian is in 7th grade at Liberty, Mara is in 9th grade at Forsyth Central, and Sarah is at The University of North Georgia.
Taylor Chamlee I have a BS in Early Childhood and Special Education, and I also hold a certification in Adapted Curriculum. I have taught 4th grade and Kindergarten here at Matt Elementary. My husband, Matthew and I live in Cumming, and we have one daughter. I'm looking forward to another great year at MES! It's going to be 180 days of discovery, achievement, and fun! 280118 email@example.com Michele Echols Hello, my name is Michelle Echols and I have been teaching since 2000. I earned my bachelors degree in teaching from Brenau University and my masters in Educational Technology from Lesley University. I have taught 3rd, Pre-K, and Kindergarten. Kindergarten is my favorite grade to teach because I love to see children learn to read and learn to love to come to school. I have a wonderful husband, Kenny, and three sweet children. Evan is my oldest, Parker my middle child is beginning his second year at Mississippi State University, and Hadley my youngest is 7th grade here at Liberty. I also love to garden and cook for my family and friends. 280113 firstname.lastname@example.org JoAnn Giacomarro I am delighted to be part of the Matt Elementary family! I am a graduate of Penn State University and North Georgia College & State University with an undergraduate and Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education. I also attended the Universit of Georgia for my leadership degree, and Lincoln Memorial University for my Educational Specialist degree in Curriculum and Instruction. I have taught in Forsyth County for 21 years, most of which have been in kindergarten, but I have taught 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grades. I love spending time with my children and grandchildren. I enjoy running, going to the gym, hiking, gardening, and being outdoors. I am looking forward to an amazing year filled with many wonderful experiences and opportunities for learning and growing! 280127 email@example.com
Hannah Howell This will be my first year teaching at Matt Elementary and I'm so excited to teach Kindergarten. I received my Bachelors degree in elementary education and special education with an endorsement in reading. Prior to pursuing my degree in elementary education I completed my international certification in childbirth education and have helped many mothers bring their babies into the world. My husband Justin and I recently got married and are enjoying this new chapter in our lives together. Apart from work I love spending time outdoors, cooking, and reading. 280114 Ashley Mastrangelo I am excited to join Matt Elementary this year. This will be my 12th year teaching, but my first year teaching Kindergarten. I have a Masters degree in Early Childhood Education and a Specialist degree in Instructional Technology. I am married and have a two year old named Max and a 4 year old named Berkeley. I am excited for a wonderful year. Roll Tide! 280103 firstname.lastname@example.org Felice Scholtes Hi! My name is Felice Scholtes. I have taught kindergarten here at Matt for 17 years. I have a wonderful husband at home and two great kids, ages 13 and 9. Teaching kindergarten is my passion. I can't wait to spend this year with you and your child! 280133 email@example.com
Michaela Tillery I graduated from the University of West Florida with a degree in Early Childhood. I have a K-middle grades Math Endorsement certification. I am so excited to be teaching kindergarten this year! 280134 firstname.lastname@example.org