Phone: 770-382-3200


Degrees and Certifications:

Degrees: Bachelors of Science, Human Services, Kennesaw State University Masters of Arts in Teaching, English, Kennesaw State University Certifications: English, Grades 6 - 12 ESOL, Grades Pre-K - 12 Gifted, Grades Pre-K - 12 Middle Grades Language Arts, Grades 4 - 8 Middle Grades Reading, Grades 4 - 8

Ms. Sara Tornincasa

Hello Canes Nation!

My name is Sara Tornincasa and I am a graduate of Cartersville High School, class of 1997!  A native of Port Arthur, Texas, my family moved to Cartersville in 1986 when I was eight years old. This is my eleventh year teaching and my fifteenth year of education! 

I hold a Bachelor's in Human Services with a focus in child and family welfare and a Master's in Teaching, Secondary English, both from Kennesaw State University.  I began my teaching career at Mason Creek Middle School in Douglas County as a middle grades ELA and Reading teacher.  After three years at DCSS, I moved into ESOL education at Cedartown High School and I spent four years as their Lead ESOL teacher; I am now in my third year as an ESOL teacher at Cartersville High School!  It is truly SO good to be home with my beloved Canes!!!

I have one daughter, Elizabeth, who will be a senior this year (2023-2024), and she is a student here at CHS!  I look forward to meeting you and your students in the coming weeks!  Please know I am only an email away and I look forward to helping your students as they continue what I hope is a lifelong journey in learning.  I believe that education is the key to a better tomorrow and as teachers, we hold the key ring to helping our students facilitate growth and achievement in an ever-changing world!  My students are my top priority at work, and my wish is to continually create and foster a classroom environment of respect.  Mahatma Ghandi famously said, "Be the change you wish to see in the world".  That is certainly my goal in my classroom! 

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