Dr. Angela Rainwater


  • 2016 – Ed.D. – University of Georgia
  • 2011- Ed.S. – Piedmont College
  • 2007 – M.A – Piedmont College
  • 1998 – B.S. in Education – Georgia State University


  • 2014- Ray E. Bruce Academic Support Award at University of Georgia


  • International Literacy Association
  • National Association for Gifted Children
  • President-Elect – Executive Board for Prevent Child Abuse Habersham, a chartered member of PCA Georgia

Scholarly Work and Publications

  • Rainwater, A.K. (2018). Instructional coaches’ perspectives: Successes and challenges experienced while working with teachers. In Zepeda, S.J. (Ed.) (2018). Making learning job-embedded: Cases from the field of instructional leadership. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

Research Interests

  • teacher support, instructional teaching, pre-service teacher support

What year did you begin teaching at TFC?

  • 2017

When I’m away from the classroom, I enjoy

  • photography, jogging/hiking, spending time with family and friends

Favorite verses/quotations

  • “Humility is not weakness. It is power under control.”
  • 1 Corinthians 13:4-13
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