1st Grade » Miss Tessa Colgan

Miss Tessa Colgan

Hello! My name is Tessa Colgan, and this will be my first year teaching! I am very excited to be teaching first grade at Clear Creek Elementary. This is the school where I completed my student teaching experience, and the community that has been built there is so welcoming. I feel very blessed to be coming back as a professional educator this year.


I just graduated with my Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Kennesaw State University. With my degree, I received endorsements in ESOL and Reading. I plan to go back to school to complete my master’s degree within the next couple of years.


In May, I became engaged to a wonderful man, and I could not be happier! We have started the wedding planning process, and we hope to be married sometime next year either in the spring or fall. We have been together for almost six years now, and our families are thrilled for what is coming next for us. In my family, I have my parents, my two younger sisters, and my two nieces.


It is hard to pick my favorite subject. I love learning about all kinds of different things! I love to read, and as a kid, you could almost always find me with my nose in a book. I hope to inspire this love of reading in my students.


My favorite color is blue.


My favorite season is fall. I love seeing the colors of the leaves change and feeling the air become cooler. Wearing sweaters and boots are some of my favorite fashion choices. My birthday is the day before Halloween, so that is another reason why I love fall.


I do not watch a lot of professional sports, but I do enjoy watching college football. My fiancé loves the Georgia Bulldogs, so we usually watch all of their games during the season.


I love fettuccine alfredo. That is probably my favorite type of food to eat. I have a couple favorite restaurants. It depends on the type of food I want to eat that day. A couple of my favorites include Olive Garden and Tacos N Subs.


I love going to the beach. Something about sitting in the sand and listening to the waves of the ocean is very calming and peaceful for me.


Some of my favorite hobbies include reading, crafting, collecting Rae Dunn items, and spending time with my loved ones. I like photography and taking pictures of my nieces. I love playing with my nieces. One is four and about to turn five in August. The other one just turned three in May. They are such joys to be around, and I would do anything for them.


My favorite thing about Clear Creek Elementary is the people that you encounter there. Every person I have met has been warm and welcoming. Everyone is dedicated to making sure our students succeed and have a fun time learning, which is inspiring to me. I could not be more thankful to be included in this community.