Welcome to Gilmer County School System
Curriculum and Instruction



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Lottie Mitchell Chief Academic Officer

Lottie Mitchell – K-12
Assistant Superintendent


The Curriculum and Instruction Department for the Gilmer County Charter School System coordinates and oversees all aspects of Curriculum and instruction for Pre-K through 12th grade. Our goal is offer the best instructional programs possible for our students and the Most up-to-date professional learning for our teachers and staff Members.

Gilmer is committed to the development of a system-wide curriculum that promotes high expectations for its teachers and students and results in meaningful student learning.


Academic Coaches

The goal of coaching in the Gilmer County School System is to support teachers as they improve their content knowledge and understanding of what is effective instruction and how children learn. In order to maximize the effectiveness of this initiative, coaches will work directly with teachers in the classroom, analyze teachers’ needs, collaborate on interventions provide professional development and build a network for change resulting in improving student achievement.

Contact Information:

Dana Penland – Academic Coach - Clear Creek Elementary - 706-276-5010

Jennifer Hope Henson – Academic Coach - Ellijay Elementary - 706-276-5020

Amy Kiser- Academic Coach - Mountain View Elementary - 706-276-5100

Krista Garland - Academic Coach -  Clear Creek Middle School  706-276-5150


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