Pinevale Elementary School

Skip to main content Who Will Win the 2016 - 17  Tiger Achievement League: Orange or Black? ...........Third Thursday Parent Involvement Events Every Third Thursday Check Your Parent Involvement Calendar!........ Pinevale Teacher of the Year is Mrs. Janice Mobley......Pinevale Elementary is a Title I School.  2017 Annual Parent Survey

About Us

More About Us . . .

 Tamiko Lawrence, Media Specialist

Ms. Lawrence

My Education

       Master of Public Administration, Valdosta State University, May 2012

        Master of Library Science, Clark Atlanta University, July 1992

        Bachelor of Science in Human Services, Alabama State University, May 1992



  • Media Specialist P-12 Certification, Georgia Professional Standards Commission, July 2014
  • Girls Circle Facilitator Certification, One Circle Foundation, Minnetonka, MN, June 2010
  • Girls Circle Mother-Daughter Facilitator Certification, One Circle Foundation, Minnetonka, MN, June 2010
  • Grantsmanship Training Program Certification, Carrollton Cultural Center, Tampa, FL, July 2010


Personal Information

  • Born and raised in Montgomery, AL
  • Enjoys reading, spending time with family and friends, volunteering, and shopping
  • Been a professional librarian for over 20 years, working in academic and special libraries
  • Moved to Valdosta in 1993 to work as an academic librarian at VSU
  • Mother of three girls
    • Kennecia (Macon, GA)
    • Tamiya, 19, sophomore at Alabama State University
    • Jabria, 16, junior at VHS
  • Gigi (Grandmother) of Josiah, 2 (Macon, GA)
  • Very active with several organizations in my church and the community
  • Enjoys mentoring teenage girls and young women




Mrs. WhildenMrs. Judy Whilden, Media Parapro

Personal Information

  • Born and raised in Cleveland, OH
  • Moved to Georgia in May 1982
  • Been employed with Valdosta City School for 10 years
  • Been a media parapro for the past 6 years
  • Newly married to Hal Whilden
  • Has 2 children and 4 grandchildren
  • Loves being a wife
  • Enjoys reading and singing in her church choir
  • Loves Pinevale Elementary
  • Her passion is assisting the kids in this school, doing PR for the school, and working with our Community Partners in Education