Phone: 770-382-0983


Degrees and Certifications:

B.S. Early Childhood Education Reading Endorsement M.Ed Elementary Reading and Math (K-6)

Ms. Juana Cruz

Welcome to 3rd grade and our classroom! I am THRILLED to be your child's teacher this year. This will be my sixth year teaching at Cartersville Elementary School and my eighth year in education. After attending nursing school, I realized my true passion was teaching. I received my Bachelor's degree from Reinhardt University in Early Childhood Education along with a Reading Endorsement. I completed my Master's degree in Elementary Reading and Math from Walden University and am currently working on an endorsement in Dyslexia. 

After living in Cedartown and rooting for the Dawgs, my husband and I found the perfect town to raise a family. We now bleed purple for the Cartersville Hurricanes! I am a mom of three boys. Jonathan is a Senior and kicker at UNC Charlotte, Joshua graduated last year from CHS, and Jacob is a fifth-grader at CES. My family is my world, and being with them is my hobby. When we are not traveling and spending time with extended family, I enjoy cooking, watching old movies, and living life!

It's going to be a year full of learning, fun, and new adventures. I can't wait to see what the year has in store for us!

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