Meet the Teacher
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Mrs. Erica Hand
I am the Athens City Schools Choir Director. I direct four High School Choirs, a 6th Grade Treble Choir and a combined 7th and 8th Grade Mixed Choir.
My choirs enjoy performing for many civic events and for community service groups. Our yearly performances include the Veterans' Day program, Rotary Club, Pink Elephant Luncheon, and Poke Sallet.
This Spring my 6th grade choir performed "Into the Woods, Jr."
In 2017, I was awarded Teacher of the Year for SPARK Academy at Cowart Elementary.
I was the Choir Director for Hazel Green High School from 2009-2014.
In 2014 I moved to elementary music at Julian Newman Elementary and Cowart Elementary.
I am married to Stanley Hand, science teacher at AMS. We have two beautiful children, Elijah and Mary Elizabeth.
My passion has always been music. I began performing at age 4.
I also enjoy camping, reading, and and traveling.