The staff and teachers at Shoal Creek Adventist School are fully certified in the latest educational practices and have over 90 years of experience in education.
“This has been the best decision I ever made for my daughter. Couldn’t ask for better teachers and staff!!”
- Stacy Johnson, Parent of 8th grade child
Teacher's Aide: Aimee Arrington
Aimee Arrington has been involved in the education of children for more than 25 years. Previously, she worked at a local church preschool for the 17 years in a variety of roles—classroom assistant, classroom teacher, and most recently, director of the program. She has been a member of the Peachtree City Seventh Day Adventist Church since childhood. Being a product of Adventist Education herself, Mrs. Arrington is a firm believer in it; she and her husband have been committed to sending their son through the Adventist School System. He attended Shoal Creek Adventist School 1st thru 8th grade and Atlanta Adventist Academy. In her spare time, Aimee enjoys spending time at the lake, the beach, Disney World and with family and friends.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade: Holly Elias
Holly Elias has worked with children in various roles over the past 20 years. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Liberty University in 2010 and is a fully certified NAD teacher. Her passion is to help each student reach their highest academic goals while also leading children into a relationship with Jesus. Mrs. Elias was born and raised in St. Paul, Minnesota. She and her Pastor husband, Nate, have been married for 17 years and have two children, who both have attend Shoal Creek. Mrs. Elias’ hobbies are spending time with her family, working with her church family, baking, reading, and journaling.
3rd to 5th Grade: Tammy Becker
Mrs. Becker has over 20 years of experience working with children of all ages. Sheenjoys working with children and believes every child should be valued and treated with respect. She enjoys teaching all subjects, but if she had to pick a favorite, it would be Language Arts/Reading. Mrs. Becker received her Masters degree in Education (concentration in Math) from Ashford University in 2014. In addition, she is a fully certified NAD teacher.
Mrs. Becker and her husband have three children ages 20, 18, and 14. Her sons attended Shoal Creek/AAA from 2008-2013. Fayette and Coweta counties have been home for most of her life. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, painting, drawing, cooking, reading, and spending time with family and friends.
Head Teacher & 6th to 8th Grade: Daniel Mitchell
Daniel Mitchell is a firm believer in Christian Education. He has worked in the Adventist school system for over 15 years. He served as a lead teacher in the Southcentral and Southeastern conferences for 7 of those years. He has a B. S. in Social Science Education with a minor in Secondary Education from Oakwood University. He believes in encouraging students to become independent thinkers and developing life long learners. He enjoys reading, cooking, music, photography, and working with technology.
Mr. Mitchell's Class Newsletter
Music: Tracy Glass
Tracy Glass graduated from Southern Adventist University with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and Music in 1998 and a Master of Science in Education. Prior to directing the music program at Shoal Creek, Ms. Glass taught Kindergarten and primary grades for eight years. In addition to her work with Shoal Creek, Ms. Glass is also a pianist at First Baptist Moreland and Peachtree City Seventh-day Adventist Church. She also offers private music classes for children and adults in four specialties: piano, violin, voice, and guitar. Ms. Glass is known as a patient and caring teacher who adapts her curriculum to help each student achieve to the best of their ability. She has a true passion for music ministry and regularly involves her students in the worship services at Peachtree Seventh-day Adventist Church. In addition to music and working with children, she enjoys reading, nature, and time spent with her sister when possible.
Administrative Assistant to the Head Teacher: Tiffany Swinney
Tiffany Swinney has taught in Adventist schools for 15 years. She graduated from Southern Adventist University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in elementary education and a masters degree in literacy. She loves working with young children and seeing the joy that they have while learning. Tiffany was born in Horseheads, New York and has lived in Arizona, Oregon and finally settling in Georgia. She has been married to Sean Swinney for 14 years and has one child named Wren. Her hobbies include baking, gardening and playing the piano.