Susan Belmonte

Susan Belmonte

Susan holds a BA in Latin and Ancient Greek and a Master of Education in Special Education. In addition, she completed post graduate studies in Classical Art and Archaeology. She was honored as the 2006 Latin Teacher of the year by the Georgia Classical Association. Susan taught Latin at St Pius X Catholic High School where she was also the Faculty Liaison, Academic Mentor and New Teacher Mentor. She is now the Pre-Teaching Advisor and an instructor at the Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning of the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech).

Greg Boughton

boughtonGreg Boughton holds a BS in Science, a Middle School certification in Mathematics, a Master of Education in Middle grades Education and an Educational Specialist Degree in Curriculum and Instruction. Greg was the 2011 Teacher of the Year and received Marietta City Schools Foundation Teacher Incentive Award. He currently teaches at the Sixth Grade Academy in Marietta.

Paul Chaffee


Paul Chaffee holds a Bachelor of Science in Education and Master of Arts in Education with endorsements in Curriculum and Instruction, Leadership, Elementary Education and Special Education. He holds a Doctorate in Leadership. He was the Third Grade Team Leader at Baggett Elementary in Paulding County since 2004. Paul was Paulding County Teacher of the Year for Baggett Elementary 2005-2006. He is currently the Assistant Principal at Burnt Hickory Elementary.

Mark Crowe


Mark Crowe holds a BS in Secondary Education, a Master of Education in Administration and Supervision, and a Doctorate of Education in Administration and Supervision. Dr. Crowe has taught Middle School and has served as an Elementary, Middle, and High School Assistant Principal. He currently is the Principal at North Paulding County High School.

Brenda Fitzgerald



Brenda Fitzgerald, Ed. S. CDP is a Curriculum Specialist whose area of expertise is reading and any disability that interferes with that process.  She is currently the Executive Directer for Georgia Educational Training Agency.



Phone: 770-794-8525

Brian Jones


Brian Jones holds a BS in Middle Grade Education and a Master of Education in Administration and Supervision. He presently teaches 6th/7th grade Venture Science at Austin Middle School in Paulding County. He was named West Metro's Coach of the Year, 1998, Chapel Hill Middle School Teacher of the Month, 1999 and 2005, Chapel Hill Middle School Teacher of the Year 2000-2001, March 2010 Dallas Rotary Teacher of the Month, and Austin Middle School Teacher of the Year 2011.

Norma Jean McHugh

njmNorma Jean McHugh holds a BA in Education Kindergarten - Eighth Grade with over 25 years experience teaching dyslexic children. She was a Master Teacher at The Schenck School where she taught for 17 years. She is past president of the Georgia Branch of the International Dyslexia Association and was named Outstanding Person of the Year 2007 by the Georgia Branch. She is a Fellow of The Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators.


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