Gatewood Schools Department of Academic Support

Serving eligible students K-12

Welcome to Gatewood Schools’ Department of Academic Support.

We work with students from Kindergarten-12th grade and serve a wide variety of students. Within our department, we have more than 40 years combined educational experience. Our goal is to empower all students, no matter their circumstance to “get on the field to compete”. If you have specific questions about your student(s) educational needs, please contact us using the information below. 

Academic Support Staff:

Joe Tkacik M. Ed., Director and High School Support Teacher

Candi Moreno (’97) – Middle School Support Teacher

Gladys Crowe (’86) – Lower School Support Teacher

 Our office hours are Monday – Friday from 7:30-4:00 or you can reach us by phone at 706-485-8231 ext 3100 or email at




July 24, 2021
  • Create Gafutures account at
  • Start thinking about what careers you may be interested in. Check out Career Exploration section on GAfutures to help determine your interests.
  • Start building your high school portfolio. Keep track of your awards, recognitions and extracurricular activities.
  • Your HOPE GPA begins calculating as soon as you start high school! Be sure to start good study habits now. Create a schedule and stick to it.

Standardized Testing Information and Links

 There are many websites that high school students and parents can look at to prepare for college. Click the  drop down menu to see what these websites provide and to create an account if needed.


This is where you can see your transcript, order, and send to colleges. It is a great idea to create your parchment account in the 10th grade to keep up with your GPA.



College Board

Every Junior/Senior must have a college board account in order to register for the SAT. College Board is where you register for the SAT and request scores to be sent to your college of choice.


Khan Academy

Khan Academy offers free practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. They tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more. Their math missions guide learners from kindergarten to calculus using state-of-the-art, adaptive technology that identifies strengths and learning gaps. They’ve partnered with institutions like NASA, The Museum of Modern Art, The California Academy of Sciences, and MIT to offer specialized content.