Degrees and Certifications:
B.S.Ed. Early Childhood Education M.Ed. Early Childhood Education Ed.S. Early Childhood Education Educational Leadership Certification Teacher Support Specialist (TSS) K-5 Science Endorsement
Mrs. Mimi Gaines was born and raised in Gwinnett County where she began her teaching career in 1995 at Suwanee Elementary School teaching first and fourth grade. In 2000, she became an Assistant Principal at Harmony Elementary School. Mrs. Gaines became a teacher in Oconee County in 2008 teaching fifth grade at Colham Ferry Elementary. Currently, she has 21 years of teaching and leadership experience and is a 2nd grade teacher at Rocky Branch Elementary School. Mrs. Gaines recently completed her Science Endorsement from the University of Georgia and enjoys teaching science at RBES, one of Georgia’s certified STEM schools. Mimi and her husband, Kyle, are Oconee County residents and have three children who attend Oconee County schools.