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John Triplett

Westside Elementary Special Education Teacher

Current grades teaching: 1st, 3rd-5th ELA & Math

Teacher email: jtriplett@polk.k12.ga.us

School phone number: 1-770-748-0831

Planning Period: 12:20pm-1:10pm


Welcome to my teacher page!

It's hard to believe that this is my 15th year teaching exceptional students here in Polk County!

Teaching Career: 

Westside Elementary School= 7 years 

Cedartown High School= 4 years

Murphy Harpst's Children Center= 3 years

Grades Taught:

Over my teaching career, I have taught practically every subject and every grade level (K-12) since joining the PSD team.

Educational Background:

Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education from Jacksonville State University (2002)

Bachelor of Science degree in Special Education from Jacksonville State University (2004)

Walden University with a specialist degree in Special Education (2015)


Regardless of their limitations, every child deserves a chance to succeed. 

I am thrilled and excited to what this school year holds for our wonderful students and school! 

Classroom Rules and Expectations:

Just like in a regular education classroom, students are expected to comply by the PSD Code of Conduct. Students are also expected to complete all assignments in a timely manner. Students are to treat each other with respect at all times as well as show respect to the teacher and other school staff members.

Contact Us
Polk School District 612 South College St.
Cedartown, GA 30125
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Phone: 770-748-3821
Fax: 770-748-5131
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