Donna W. Christiansen (“Magistra” to her students) is a 1996 graduate of Newnan High School in Coweta County, Georgia. She attended Georgia Southern University and graduated cum laude in 2000 with a Bachelor of Arts in history and a minor in anthropology. She worked in publishing as an editor before earning a Master of Arts in Teaching degree from Georgia College and State University in 2003. In 2009, she completed her Specialist degree in education from Georgia Southwestern State University. Mrs. Christiansen is certified to teach both Latin and social studies and has taught at the middle and high school levels. Additionally, she is the sponsor of Houston County’s Latin Club and Latin Honor Society. She enjoys spending time with her husband James, the band director at Huntington Middle School, and with Curly, their beloved Cockapoo.