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Happy Children

Hi, I'm Mrs. Coleman


Professional Experience 

Gwinnett County Public Schools, Suwanee, GA  

  • Special Education , ESOL and RTI Teacher, 

  • Second Grade Grade Level Chair 

  • Lead Mentor for the New Teacher Induction Program 

  • Special Education Grade Level Chair 


Guilford County Public Schools, Greensboro, NC

  • Self-Contained Special Education Teacher

  • Community Youth Program Volunteer


Career Expertise

  • Planned and coordinated the Georgia Milestones

     Assessment preparation program on Saturdays

  • Strengthening school staff relationships through team building protocols

  • Developed IEP-based lesson designs for reading, math, and writing

  • Facilitated academic, behavioral, and occupational goals for challenges learner small groups 

  • Delivered instruction and intervention disabled children through the push in/co teaching model. 

  • Conducted IEP meetings with parent groups and multidisciplinary teams

  • Coached general education teachers on how to facilitate inclusion, and maintain compliance

  • Designed culturally sensitive mall group lessons for behaviorally disordered middle school students

  • Worked with the Student Support Team to implement the Comer Process schoolwide



  • Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools STAR program for Teaching Excellence 2019

  • Excellence in Education Award Leveraging Education To Achieve Dream Inc. 2017 

  • Summer Leadership Conference Presenter 2017 

  • Teacher of the Year Finalist 2015, 2016 Baggett Elementary 

  • Teacher of the Year Finalist 2012, 2014 J A Alford Elementary 

  • Georgia Gwinnett Cooperating Teacher 2015-2016, 2018-2019 

  • Georgia State Cooperating Teacher 2009-2010 

  • Cooperating Teacher for the UNC-Greensboro 2001-2002 

  • Instructional Leadership Team 2005-2006 and 2010-2011, 2016-2017, 2018-2019 

  • Guilford County Schools Ambassador 2000-2002 

  • Mentor teacher for Special Education majors at NC A&T State University 2000-2002 

  • Excellence in Beginning Teaching Award Guilford County Public Schools 2000 



Walden University M.S. in Education in Elementary Reading and Literacy 

NC A&T  State University Special Education Certification

NC A&T State University B.A. in Psychology 

and I'm intentional about your child's individual learning and life success.


 You can read my professional credentials below. But what you should know about me is thatI specialize in helping children with disabilities. I have over 22 years of experience teaching, tutoring and working with exceptional children who are very special to me.

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