Nicole Lassiter has been teaching for 15 years, 14 of which are at Peachtree Ridge. In the 2018-2019 school year, she teaches an integrated marketing and language arts program called LEAP. Mrs. Lassiter also teaches Promotion and Professional Selling / Marketing Communications within the school store class. LEAP is a two year program for 9th and 10th graders in which students complete the Marketing Management Pathway (Marketing Principles, Marketing Entrepreneurship, and Marketing Management) along with 9th and 10th grade language arts.
As the marketing coordinator, Mrs. Lassiter is the DECA and school store advisor. In November 2016, the Peachtree Ridge Marketing Department renewed its Industry Certification. Industry Certification is a grant given by the State Department of Education, SMEA, and the American Marketing Association. Industry Certification which indicates the content taught in the classroom meets/exceeds the expectations from industry. In the 2013-2014 school year, The Mane Event became Gold Certified through DECA. Receiving Gold Certification acknowledges the outstanding efforts of the store employees (students) in striving for excellence in 10 industry standards.
Mrs. Lassiter is the PRHS DECA advisor. DECA is the student marketing organization at PRHS. Marketing students are strongly encouraged to join DECA, a co-curricular organization. DECA prepares students to be academically prepared, community oriented, professionally responsible and experienced leaders. Please see Mrs. Lassiter in E112 more information about DECA. Please pay DECA dues onwww.mypaymentsplus.com
Nicole Lassiter graduated from The University of Georgia with a BBA in both Management Information Systems and International Business. Mrs. Lassiter earned her Masters of Arts degree in Business and Marketing Education in 2005. Mrs. Lassiter is a member of ACTE, GACTE and GMEA. Mrs. Lassiter is also a certified Microsoft Office Specialist in Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint. She enjoys exercising, DIY projects, traveling, and spending time with her family.
1st Block - Planning
2nd Block - 9th Grade LEAP
3rd Block - 10th Grade LEAP / School Store
4th Block - Planning