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Principal's Corner

Thank you for visiting Hazel Grove Elementary School’s website. I am thrilled to serve as principal of Hazel Grove Elementary!  We are dedicated to academic excellence that provides a safe, secure, and caring environment where learning is child-centered. We value family and the importance of the connection between home and school. By working together, we will make your child’s educational experience the best possible! Please feel free to contact me anytime with questions or additional information about our school.


Dr. Tim Goss


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Doctorate of Education- Curriculum and Instruction

Piedmont University


Education Specialist – Educational Leadership/Instruction and Supervision

North Georgia College and State University


Master’s of Education- Middle grades


Bachelors of Arts – Middle Grades Education




Chair- Educational Leadership; Assistant Professor      2015-2020

Piedmont University


Principal- Clarkesville Elementary School                       2013-2015


Principal- Hazel Grove Elementary School                     2008-2013


Assistant Principal- Clarkesville Elementary                  2005-2008


Science Teacher- North Habersham Middle School    1989-2005