Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Home Economics/Early Childhood Education Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education
Mrs. Jeannette Achord
Mrs. Achord graduated from Fitzgerald High School in 1966. She earned a Bachelor's Degree in Home Economics in the field of Early Childhood Education from the University of Georgia. She continued her education at UGA and obtained a Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education. She taught 2nd grade for one year in Monroe, Georgia and three years in the Ben Hill County School System. She served as a kindergarten teacher for 23 years before becoming an EIP teacher for 18 more. She was selected as Ben Hill Primary Teacher of the Year in 1993 and again in 2005. Mrs. Achord is currently serving her 46th year in education as an intervention teacher for grades K-2.
Mrs. Achord is an active member of the First Presbyterian Church of Fitzgerald, Georgia. She has three children and enjoys spending time with her four grandchildren, Ashton, Avery, Zoe, and Ava.