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Dr. Malissa Johnson - Principal

Malissa Johnson
Dr. Johnson began her teaching career in January 1991 in South Carolina.  Shortly after, she moved to Tennessee with her husband where she taught at Wharton Arts Magnet Middle School.  She was also privileged to teach at the University School of Nashville and Vanleer Elementary School before beginning her tenure as Principal at Charlotte Elementary School in 2003.
She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education from Columbia College in South Carolina; a Masters Degree in Special Educaiton (Behavior Disorders) from Peabody College at Vanderbilt; a M Ed. in Edcuational Leadership and her docotate in Leadership and Professional Practice, both from Trevecca Nazarene University. 
Email: malissajohnson@dcstn.org 

Ms. Cindy Caldwell - Assistant Principal

Cindy Caldwell
Mrs. Caldwell taught 5th grade at Oakmont Elementary School and Charlotte Elementary School.  She began her leadership role at CES in 2017.  
Email: ccaldwell@dcstn.org 

Mrs. Sara Cunningham - Assistant Principal

Mrs. Cunningham spent 15 years as a teacher and instructional coach before joining the team at CES in 2019 as assistant principal.  She lives in Charlotte with her family where she was raised.  "Charlotte is a family.  The community and its people are second to none!" 
Mrs. Cunningham received her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Austin Peay State University (2004) and her Masters degree in Educational Leadership from Lipscomb University (2017). 
You can visit her website here to learn more about her work at CES. 
Email: scunningham@dcstn.org
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