• Welcome to our class.  I am very excited to work with all of you and while a lot of things are going to be different this year, I know that all of you are going to do great!

    My name is Mark Villegas, all the students just call me "Mr. V"  This will be 7th year here at A. Dorothy Hains Elementary and my 2nd year teaching at hte 2nd grade level.

    I graduated fromMemorial Senoir High School in Tulsa, OK in 1989. After high school, I attended Tarrant County Junor College and in 1995 I joined the United States Army, seving as a Filed Artilleryman for one year and then served 12 years as a Millitary Policeman before my military Retirement in 2007.  While serving in the military I obtained an Associates of Arts, Bachelors of Science and Masters of Arts Degrees. After my military retirement, I was a government contractor working in the area of eduation and training of current and future US Army service members.  

    In 2014 I began my teaching career in Aiken, SC before obtaining my postiion here at A. Dorothy Hains in 2016.  I enjoy teaching and educationg this countries future leaders.  I have three daughters, ages, 21, 19 and 12.  ONe son, age 28.  I enjoy sports (playing, coaching and officiating)  Originally from Texas, but got to Georgia while serving in the military.  

    I strive to create a fun, enjoyable and safe learning enviroenment for all our students to learn to to fullest potential.


  • Email: villema@boe.richmond.k12.ga.us

    Phone: (706) 796-4918

    Fax: (706) 790-1368