Curriculum

Welcome to Gilmer County Charter System
Curriculum and Instruction

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Lottie Mitchell – K-8
Chief Academic Officer
lmitchell@
gilmerschools.com

706-276-5000









Michele Penland -
9-12 Curriculum,
CTAE, Testing
mpenland@
gilmerschools.com
706-276-5000

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 Charter 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 - Ellijay Primary School
dpenland@gilmerschools.com - 706-276-5010

Jennifer Hope Henson – Academic Coach - Ellijay Elementary
jennifer.henson@gilmerschools.com - 706-276-5020

Sarah West - Academic Coach - Mountain View Elementary
sarah.west@gilmerschools.com - 706-276-5100

Krista Garland - Academic Coach - Grade Span 5 - 8
Gilmer Middle School and Clear Creek Middle School
krista.garland@gilmerschools.com
706-276-5030 and 706-276-5150

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