Degrees and Certifications:
B.A. University of Kentucky M.Ed. University of North Texas S.Ed University of Georgia
Ms. Lynne Best
Mrs. Lynne Best is the 9th grade Assistant Principal at Peachtree Ridge. Her office works with our freshman students so that they can have a successful 9th grade year in regards to their academics, transition to high school, and all other elements related to becoming a new high school student. Student achievement and overall success is our goal! She also supports our Math department.
Mrs. Best has been in education for 29 years, 21 of those years in Gwinnett. She spent her first 10 years teaching both Life Science at Highland Park Middle School in Dallas, Texas and Biology at Norcross High School. She became an assistant principal in 2000 and has been an AP at Norcross High, Duluth Middle, and is now here at Peachtree Ridge.
Ms. Best has a Specialist degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Georgia, a Master’s degree in Education from the University of North Texas and a Bachelor’s degree of Arts of Education from the University of Kentucky.
Ms. Best grew up in Dallas Texas and moved to Gwinnett in 1997 with her husband and family. Mrs. Best has three children: Billy (a 2012 graduate of Peachtree Ridge), Blake (a 2015 graduate of the Ridge) and Brittany (a Senior at PRHS.) She not only works at the Ridge but has lived in the community since 1997. Her family bleeds the Peachtree Ridge Blue!!!