Phone: 770-382-1733


Degrees and Certifications:

BA in Elementary Education from Ottawa University - Phoenix Orton-Gillingham trained

Ms. Dawn Erickson

Welcome to First Grade!  My name is Dawn Erickson.  I am thrilled about being your child's teacher.  I have been teaching for 20 years, and 5 of those years have been with Cartersville City Schools.  I have taught Pre-K, First and Second grade.  I have loved each one as each grade level has its own different levels of growth and development.  In my class, your child can expect to work hard, have fun, be a family, make mistakes, and grow in character.  I hope to help grow your child's love for reading and learning so they have the building blocks to be life-long learners.

I was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona.  I received my Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education from Ottawa University as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in Bible from Arizona College of the Bible.  My family and I moved to Georgia in 2003.  There will always be a special place in my heart for the desert. However, I LOVE the seasons, the weather, and the people in Georgia!  I have two beautiful daughters, Maddie and Ella.  Maddie's passion is reptile conservation.  Ella is pursuing her passion as she is working on a BA in Chemistry.  I love spending time with my family, crafting, Pinterest, traveling, coffee, and movies.  I love learning new things.  I am currently working on my Master's Degree at University of West Georgia.

I believe that parents and family are the most important teachers a child will ever have.  Thank you for allowing me to partner with you in your child's education.  I look forward to a wonderful year.  



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