Who has patience galore, loves answering endless questions, and loves teaching four and five year olds?
Ms. Abby and Ms. Liz are both teachers in PreK4-A.
Ms. Abby is a Georgia native. She grew up in East Cobb and went to Pope High School. She graduated from Georgia Highlands College with a degree in Education. She worked at McGinnis Woods in 2015-2016 then got married and moved to Chicago. She is happy that her husband’s job brought them back to Georgia and to McGinnis Woods! She loves spending time with her husband Mike, her dogs Kona & Picasso, and her cat Casper.
Ms. Liz lives in Alpharetta and has been part of the Windward community for 17 years. She has 20 years of experience in preschools. This will be her second year with the McGinnis Woods family. She has three grown children and two grandchildren. She is currently completing her CDA and is looking forward to this school year with the All Stars.
Ms. Robyn and Ms. Valorie are both teachers in PreK4-B.
Ms. Robyn is originally from Savannah, GA. She has been in Atlanta since 1985. Ms. Robyn has degrees in Early Childhood Education from Ashworth College and Grand Canyon University. She has taught Pre-K for many years. This is Ms. Robyn’s eleventh year at McGinnis Woods. Her hobbies include reading, bowling, and sports, “Go Falcons”. She enjoys spending time with her husband Curtis and has two children Amber, and Zeffery.
Ms. Valorie is from Woodstock. She has three children: our very own Ms. Amy (our fearless after-school program and summer camp director) Chris, and Zachary. Ms. Valorie received her CDA in 2011. She has been with McGinnis Woods for ten years. Her hobbies include reading and any thing outdoors. Ms. Valorie loves to spend time with her husband Ryan and family going on different vacations. In her spare time, she is outside playing with her three Chihuahuas.
Ms. Lisa is the teacher in PreK-5.
Ms. Lisa is originally from Port Charlotte, Florida. She attended Florida State University and received a degree in International Affairs. Ms. Lisa has been with McGinnis Woods since May of 1999. This is her seventeenth year teaching in the elementary school. Her hobbies include reading and cooking. She enjoys spending time with her husband Chris and her children Madison (16), Emerson (14), Bryson (5) and Allison (4).