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Congratulations 2019 Forsyth County Teacher of the Year Finalists!

Matt ES Rhonda Slaughter is a first-grade teacher at Matt ES.  Rhonda received her bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from the University of Florida.  She began her teaching career in Florida in 2004 and came to Matt ES in 2015.

Silver City ES Jackie Shirley teaches special needs pre-K at Silver City ES.  She received her bachelor’s degree from North Georgia College and State University and master’s degree from Grand Canyon University.   Jackie’s teaching career began in FCS at Cumming ES in 2007, and she has taught at Little Mill MS, Coal Mountain ES, and now Silver City ES as well. 

Whitlow ES Jessica Nicholson is a fifth-grade teacher at Whitlow ES.  Jessica received her bachelor’s degree from Brewton Parker College.  Her teaching career began in Liberty County, GA in 2003, and she joined the FCS family at Whitlow ES in 2016.

 

North Forsyth MS Donna Jackson teaches social studies at North Forsyth MS.  Donna received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia.  She joined the FCS family in 1993 and has taught at Otwell MS, Forsyth Central HS, Riverwatch MS, and North Forsyth MS.

SFMS Kim Schreier teaches math at South Forsyth MS.  She received her bachelor’s and master’s degree from the University of Georgia and specialist’s degree from the University of West Georgia.  In 2007, Kim began teaching in Fulton County then came to South Forsyth MS in 2014.

 

NFHS Amy Dykes is a science teacher at North Forsyth HS.  She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Georgia Southern University and her specialist’s degree from Arkansas State University.  Amy began her teaching career in South Georgia in 2000 and joined North Forsyth HS in 2002.

SFHS Julie Hunt is an English teacher at South Forsyth HS.  Julie received her bachelor’s degree from Auburn University, master’s degree from the University of North Georgia, and is currently pursuing a specialist’s degree at Piedmont College.  She started teaching in 1998 in Florida and joined the FCS family at South Forsyth HS in 2014.