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. Mrs. Gaines served as an Assistant Principal at Harmony Elementary School before moving to Oconee County. Mrs. Gaines began teaching fifth grade in 2008 at Colham Ferry Elementary. Currently, she has 23 years of teaching and leadership experience and is a 2nd grade teacher at Rocky Branch Elementary School. Mrs. Gaines completed her K-5 Science Endorsement from the University of Georgia and enjoys teaching science at RBES, one of Georgia’s certified STEAM schools. Mimi and her husband, Kyle, are Oconee County residents and have three children who attend Oconee County Schools.