• Administrators


    Courtney McKinney Courtney McKinney Principal

    My name is Courtney McKinney and I am honored to be the Principal of Big Creek  Elementary.  I am thrilled to be able to serve our students, staff, and community at this wonderful school!  I have taught kindergarten through fifth grade and enjoyed each one! I have two boys, Will and Trent, who are in college and attended Forsyth County Schools.  In my spare time, I enjoy going to the beach,  attending sporting events, and spending time with family.   If I can be of assistance, please reach out to me.  I am looking forward to a fabulous year

    phone  710124 email  CMcKinney@forsyth.k12.ga.us
    Katie Turner Katie Turner Assistant Principal
     My name is Katie Turner, and I am excited to serve the students, staff, and families of the Big Creek community as Assistant Principal! I have worked in Forsyth County since 2008. I have taught both general education and special education students in grades K-5 and served as Intervention Coach, Instructional Coach, Quality Work Facilitator, and Assistant Administrator. I graduated from North Georgia College and State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education and Special Education with a Reading Endorsement. I received my Masters Degree in Early Childhood Education with a Gifted Endorsement and a Math Endorsement from NGCSU. I attended Georgia College and State University for my Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership. My husband Nick and I have three kids- Charlotte, Eloise, and James. I am excited for the upcoming year at Big Creek!
    phone  710125 email  kturner@forsyth.k12.ga.us

     Heather Smith Heather Smith  
    Hi! My name is Heather Smith, and I have been teaching since 2006. I have a Bachelors Degree and Masters Degree from North Georgia College and State University. While studying at North Georgia I received a dual degree in Early Childhood Education and Special Education. I also have my reading and gifted endorsements. In 2010, I went back to school. I received my Educational Specialist in Curriculum and Instruction. In May of 2015, I received my leadership add on certificate. I have two boys, Lane and Finn. My husband, Andrew, is a middle school band director. We love to spend time hanging out and playing with our boys and our dog. I am looking forward to a great school year!
    phone  710123 email hesmith@forsyth.k12.ga.us