Mrs. Youmans' Blog
Janice Youmans serves as a third grade teacher at GRACEPOINT School. She received a Bachelor in Elementary and Early Childhood Education from the University of South Florida.
Her first years of teaching were in the migrant fields of Florida and the Cajun lands of Louisiana. After taking a 17 year break to raise their children, Janice spent 11 years teaching 2nd grade at Wood Acres School in East Cobb. In 2010 Janice began her training in Orton Gillingham, Wilson Reading and she completed the Complete Reading Series in 2012. She taught for 2 years at the Swift School for Dyslexia in Roswell, Georgia before coming to Gracepoint School in 2014. She has a Classroom Educators certification with the OG academy.
Janice and her husband Ed have 3 adult children. Janice attends the North River Church of Christ where she enjoys teaching in the children's ministry. Janice and her husband Ed enjoy cycling together. She also loves to swim, watch the Georgia Bulldogs and the Atlanta Braves. Janice's dream to help struggling readers is sparked by her love for reading as a child, and desires for all children to feel comfortable in their reading ability so that someday they will feel confident to read God's word.