Phone: 828-396-8373


Degrees and Certifications:

B.S. Business Administration Major: Finance Accounting Certification: Business

Mr. Wayne Mitchell


1st Period - Principles of Business

2nd Period - Planning

3rd Period - Career Management

4th Period - Principles of Business 


I haved been teaching in Caldwell County at Gateway School for 19 years.  Prior to becoming a teacher, I have worked as an Assistant Manager at a building supply store, a Home Health Reimbursement Consultant, and I served 7 years in the United States Army Infantry.  During my time in the Army I served at the following duty stations:

Ft. Ord, California, 1st/9th Light Infantry Regiment, 

Camp Casey, Korea, 5th/20th Mechanized Infantry,

Ft. Benning, Georgia, as an instructor at the U.S. Army Airborne school, 1st/507th Parachute Infantry Regiment.

I have been married for 34 years to my wife, Sharon, and we have 6 children.


My classes are on Canvas (High School). All virtual and online assignment can be accessed via Canvas. Students should also check their email daily for upcoming assignment announcements. Please make sure that your student can access their email and Canvas!  If you need to contact me I have listed my personal cell number below and you may call or text me anytime.  I have also listed my virtual office hours below. Thank you.


Contact Information

Email -

Gateway # 828-396-8373 ext.236

Google Voice Cell # - 828-237-1414


Virtual Office Hours 

Monday - Friday 12:00 - 1:00, 2:30 - 3:30


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