Mr. Andre Benito Mountain has worked as an elementary teacher, district curriculum coordinator and assistant principal in Georgia and Washington. Mr. Mountain holds a BA in History from Georgia Southern University, an MA in Early Childhood Education from Wesleyan College and an Ed.S. in Educational Administration from Augusta University. Mr. Mountain believes that education is the social justice issue of our time and that students thrive in a culture of high expectations and self-determination. He is the author of books and articles on arts inclusion, equity, and technology in public education.
Mr. Andre Mountain
Mrs. Lucille Patrick is an Assistant Principal for grades PreK-2 who holds a Specialist degree in Educational Leadership. She attended Paine College, University of West Georgia, Nova Southeastern University, and Argosy University. At these institutions, she majored in Middle Grades Education, Educational Leadership, and Curriculum, Instruction, Management, and Administration, respectively.
Mrs. Patrick has served as an educator in Hancock County, Henry County, and currently, DeKalb County. She is passionate about education and believes that every child has the potential to be successful if their social, emotional, and educational needs are met as they matriculate throughout their educational career.
Mrs. Patrick is married to Rev. Allen L. Patrick, and they have two adult sons and one grandchild.
Mrs. Lucille Patrick
Assistant Principal, Pre-2nd
Dr. Barkley serves as the Assistant Principal for 3rd-5th grades. She has worked as an elementary teacher, literary coach, and district professional learning/response to intervention specialist. Dr. Barkley holds a BS in Early Childhood from Fort Valley State University, a MA in Educational Administration from Central Michigan University and an Ed.D in Organizational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University. Her goal is to collaboratively meet the educational needs of students as we educate the whole student by teaching character, academics, and discipline.
Dr. Twyla Barkley
Assistant Principal, 3rd-5th