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  • 1087 Battle Creek Road, Jonesboro, GA 30236
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Avery Kenly

akenly"If kids come to us from strong, healthy functioning families, it makes our job easier. If they do not come to us from strong, healthy, functioning families, it makes our job more important." -Barbara Colorose.

A native Atlantan, Avery D. Kenly was reared in the Cascade community graduating from Benjamin E. Mays High School. He began his teaching career with the Clayton County Public School System in 2003 as a special education teacher at Riverdale High School. As a special education teacher, he taught students with behavioral disorders and learning disabilities in the small group and collaborative settings and was named the Teacher of the Year at Riverdale High School in 2013.

Mr. Kenly has also served as an Instructional Facilitator for Open Campus and the Alternative Middle and High Schools at the Perry Learning Center. He holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Educational Certification in Special Education and Mathematics (6-12), a Master's degree in Teaching Skills and Methodologies, and an Educational Specialist degree in Curriculum and Instruction.

Favorite Quote:
"He who starts behind in the great race of life must forever remain behind or run faster than the man in front"
-Dr. Benjamin Elijah Mays

Year Started in CCPS
2003

Favorite Technology or Digital Resource
Adobe Photoshop and Dreamweaver

Contact Information
avery.kenly@clayton.k12.ga.us
770-473-2795 ext. 123