Phone: 706.769.7791 ext. 1200
Degrees and Certifications:
B.S.Ed. in Early Childhood Education - Georgia State University M.Ed in Learning, Design & Technology - University of Georgia Ed.S in Gifted and Creative Education - University of Georgia Gifted Endorsement Reading Endorsement Google Certified Educator - Level 1 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year (Yargo Elementary School)
Jessica Knight is a 4th grade teacher at Oconee County Elementary School. She is a double dawg, as she received her Specialist of Education in Gifted Education and Master of Education in Learning, Design & Technology, both from the University of Georgia. Her Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education was earned from Georgia State University. She has been a teacher since 2010 and first taught 4th grade in Gwinnett County. After that, she began teaching Gifted at Yargo Elementary School in Barrow County. Mrs. Knight worked at Yargo for 7 years teaching Gifted, 3rd and 5th grade. Now, she is so excited to be joining the OCES family as a 4th grade teacher!
She is married to her wonderful husband, Taylor and has a beautfiul 2 year old daughter named Emmerson. They also have three fur babies at home: Jax, Swagger and Ellie. Her and her family love to be outdoors, love watching and playing sports, and love to cheer on the Georgia Bulldogs!
Mrs. Knight is looking forward to an amazing school year!