First Grade Teachers
itsLearning School Phone: (770) 887-7749 Mrs. Kara Billington Hi! My name is Kara Billington and this will be my third year teaching first grade at Cumming Elementary. I graduated from the University of North Georgia with a degree in Early Childhood and Special Education. First grade is my favorite grade to teach and I am looking forward to meeting all of my new students and parents this year! 740333 firstname.lastname@example.org Mrs. Sue Dudley This is my tenth year teaching at Cumming Elementary! I am very excited to be back in First Grade after three years having fun in Third Grade. I love reading and teaching reading. I have a wonderful husband, three grown children, a daughter-in-law, and an adorable two-year-old granddaughter. This will be a great year! 740314 email@example.com Ms. Megan Geren My name is Megan Geren and this will be my 11th year teaching at Cumming Elementary! I graduated in 2008 from Berry College with a degree in Early Childhood Education, a minor in Spanish, and an ESOL endorsement. In 2011, I completed my master's degree at Piedmont College. I enjoy spending time with my family! I have a one-year-old daughter, Josie, who I welcomed home from China this spring. I cannot wait to share my love of learning and sense of adventure with my students this year!! 740334 firstname.lastname@example.org Mrs. Brittany Greene My name is Brittany Greene. I am so excited to connect with and serve our students and their families; in working together we can achieve great things! I hold a Masters Degree in Teaching Reading, Literacy and ESOL, and I have taught ESOL for 6 years in Georgia and abroad. I live close by with my husband, 2 year old daughter, and my mom. 740318 email@example.com Mrs. Patti Huyer My name is Patti Huyer and this is my 2nd year teaching 1st grade at CES. I previously taught 1st and 2nd grade for 7 years in Fulton County and in Michigan. I love teaching little ones and am so happy to be at this amazing school! I'm married to my college sweetheart, Jeff, and together we have two kids Chloe (9) and Nathan (6). 740327 firstname.lastname@example.org Mrs. Ashley Mastrangelo I am so excited to be back at CES this year. This will be my 10th year teaching and my 6th year teaching 1st grade. I am looking forward to meeting my new students and watching them learn and grow! I graduated from Kennesaw State University with both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Early Childhood Education. I recently earned an Education Specialist degree. I love spending time with my husband and our 3 year old, Berkeley and our 1 year old, Max. In our house, we watch a lot of sports and cheer for the Alabama Crimson Tide, the Atlanta Falcons, and Atlanta United. 740328 email@example.com Mrs. Michelle Merrell
This is my 26th year of teaching and will be my 12th year at Cumming Elementary. I have taught PreK, kindergarten, first, third and fifth grades. Third grade is my FAVORITE grade! I am a graduate of University of Central Florida (Go Knights!) and hold a Bachelor's in Elementary Education, a Master's in Early Childhood Education and certifications in ESOL and Gifted Education. My husband and I have four children (two grown daughters, one daughter in college, and a son in 8th grade). We love traveling, camping, hiking, family and church activities!
740317 firstname.lastname@example.org Mrs. Amanda Zellner
Hi! Welcome to Mrs. Zellner's 1st-grade class. I have been teaching for 13 years, but I have been at Cumming Elementary for 11 years. My teaching career has been in Kindergarten and first grade, but first grade is my love! I graduated from The University of West Georgia, and I am a Georgia Bulldogs football fan. My AMAZING husband and I have a 19-month little girl named Ashtyn. I am really looking forward to a wonderful year in first grade!