LaShonda Gilbert - Principal

LaShonda Gilbert

Principal, Rosa Taylor Elementary School

Mrs. LaShonda Gilbert is a native of the city of Macon. She attended Bibb Public Schools for elementary, middle and high school. Mrs. Gilbert is a graduate of Central High School. She attended Georgia Southern University and obtained a degree in Early Childhood Education. Once she began her teaching career, she later obtained her Master's and Specialist's degree in education. Currently, Mrs. Gilbert is a doctoral student at Walden University.

Mrs. Gilbert enjoys spending time with her family. She married her high school sweetheart and they have three beautiful children, one girl and two boys. She is the proud parent of a college sophomore, one seventh grader and one third grader. During holidays and school breaks, Mrs. Gilbert's family loves to travel.

Mrs. Gilbert began her educational career as a teacher at Walter P. Jones Elementary where she served as a second grade teacher. She then transferred to Alexander II as a second grade teacher. While at Alexander II, Mrs. Gilbert was Teacher of the Year and she also taught third grade. During this time, Mrs. Gilbert obtained her gifted endorsement and served as a gifted teacher at Skyview Elementary. Later, she began her educational coaching career. Mrs. Gilbert returned to Alexander II as a Performance Learning Coach. She also served as an Academic Coach for Porter Elementary. Her last coaching assignment was at the Bibb County Central Office as a District Coach where she served several schools district-wide. Before serving at Rosa Taylor as principal, Mrs. Gilbert was the assistant principal at Vineville Academy of the Arts for four years.

Mrs. Gilbert is ecstatic about leading at Taylor and joining a wonderful community of students, parents and staff. She looks forward to an awesome year of partnerships! Please feel free to contact her at the school via telephone: 478.779.3550 or email: [email protected]

"Children are our most valuable resource." ~ Herbert Hoover

Phone: 478-779-3550

Email: [email protected]

Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor's Degree- Georgia Southern University
Master's Degree- Walden University
Specialist Degree- Walden University
Doctoral Student- Walden University
Leadership Certification- Valdosta State University

Teacher Support Specialist Endorsement
Reading Endorsement
Gifted Endorsement

Email: [email protected]

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