Kindergarten - Jenna Rodriguez
B.S., Early Childhood Education & Special Education, University of North Georgia (Cum Laude)
Georgia Certified Elementary and Special Education teacher
Parents and fellow teachers immediately respond to Mrs. Rodriguez's passion for children and for Christ. She especially loves Kindergarten and Kindergarteners! Mrs. Rodriguez has taught at the elementary level in both Christian and public schools.
While in college, Mrs. Rodriguez appeared on both the President’s list and the Dean’s list. She is a member of the Pi Lambda Theta Honor Society, and the Professional Association of Georgia Educators.
1st Grade - Kim Freemyer
B.S., Early Childhood Education, Emory University
M.Ed., Early Childhood Education, Emory University
Georgia Certified Elementary Education teacher
Ms. Freemyer has over 10 years of public elementary school teaching experience. She began her teaching career leading a classroom at Norcross Elementary. Ms. Freemyer later taught at Rebecca Minor Elementary and Dunwoody Springs Elementary, pausing her career to successfully raise three children.
Ms. Freemyer has a deep personal relationship with Christ. She embodies the spirit of Dunwoody Christian School, which is to establish children in knowledge and Christ-like character.
2nd Grade - Jenna Hoelle
B.A, University of North Florida
A.A., Florida State College
Certifications: Elementary Education (K-6); Art Education (K-12)
Mrs. Hoelle comes to DCS having served as an instructor at Thurgood Marshall Elementary here in Georgia, and Kings Trail Elementary in Florida. While a teacher at Kings Trail Elementary, Mrs. Hoelle was also an Americorps member. Mrs. Hoelle is a registered behavior therapist, having specialized training and experience working with students with exceptionalities. She and her husband live in Sandy Springs, GA.
3rd / 4th Grade - Hope Hedrick
B.S., Health and Physical Education, University of Georgia (Magna Cum Laude)
M.Ed., Educational Studies, Piedmont College (Summa Cum Laude)
Gifted Endorsement, Early Childhood Education, Certification Only Program, Piedmont College
Mrs. Hedrick has many years of private school teaching experience, having served as an educator at both Wesleyan and High Meadows schools. She highly values integrating Biblical principles across all subjects, so that children cultivate the loving and serving mindset of Christ, while developing the higher order thinking skills of creating, collaborating, problem-solving, and evaluating. Mrs. Hedrick is an avid learner. She continues to research teaching best practices in order to instill in her students a love of learning, and to help them reach their highest potential. Hope and her husband have two adult sons, Jake and Luke.