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Cindy Akin
Cindy Akin
Special Education Asst./ AfterCare Site Director
Born in: Clarksville, TN
Started working with children in: 1992
Favorite thing about my job: Helping the children to be successful
3 things I love: God, Family, & Friends
Sharon Bailey
Sharon Bailey
Title I Assistant
Born in: Traverse City, Michigan
College attended: University of Tennessee Nashville and East Tennessee State University
Started teaching in: 1978
Favorite thing about my job: Working with kids
Three things I love: Reading, quilting, and traveling
Greg Blaylock
Greg Blaylock
Special Education Assistant
Born in: Dickson, TN
College attended: Austin Peay State University
Started working with children in: 1988
Favorite thing about my job: Continuously promoting students of knowledge and character
3 things I love: God, Family, Country!
Favorite quote: "People sleep peaceably in their beds at night because rough men stand ready to visit violence on those who would do us harm." - George Orwell
Delores Clifton
Delores Clifton
Special Education Assistant
I am married to Mike Clifton. I have one son & 3 grandkids! I enjoy cooking, playing cards and board games. I also enjoy the cooking shows.
Statia Daniel
Statia Daniel
RTI Assistant
Caycee Fort
Caycee Fort
Special Education Assistant
Born in: Clarksville, TN
College attended: Nashville State and WGU
Favorite thing about my job: Helping students find joy in learning
3 things I love: football, family time, hiking
Favorite quote: "Education begins with love." - Benjamin Franklin
Amber Helsel
Amber Helsel
Special Education Assistant
Born in: Nashville, TN
College attended: Union University and Western Governors University
Started working with children in: 2013
Favorite thing about my job: Helping students become their best selves
3 things I love: God, my husband, and my dogs
Favorite quote: “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” - Maya Angelou
Peggy Holiday
Peggy Holiday
Title I Assistant
Born in: Upstate New York
College attended: Nashville State Community College
Started working with children in: 2019
My favorite thing about my job: Making a difference in someone's life
3 things I love: My children, playing music, and the outdoors 

Gabi Jimerson
Gabi Jimerson
Title I Assistant
Born in: Syracuse, New York
Started working with children in: 2011
Favorite thing about my job: Making a difference
3 things I love: My Family, my dogs, and art
Favorite quote: Jeremiah 1:5
Misty Liberty
Misty Liberty
Special Education Assistant
Born in: Detroit, MI
College attended: Austin Peay State University, Nashville State
Started working with children in: 2005
Favorite thing about my job: Seeing a child's face light up when they learn something new
3 things I love: My family, traveling, and the beach
Favorite quote: "Sometimes you never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory." - Dr. Seuss
Kari Murphy
Kari Murphy
Title I Assistant
I was born in Poland. We moved to the United States when I was 4. I grew up in the Chicagoland area, and moved to Tennessee about 5 years ago. I started to substitute for Dickson County and fell in love with CES.

BS Elmhurst College, MSW from Loyloa University 
Maddie Pullum
Maddie Pullum
Special Education Assistant
Born in: Columbia, TN
College attended: I am attending Nashville State and Austin Peay to become a teacher.
Started working with children in: 2021
Favorite thing about my job: Impacting the lives of small children with big hearts
3 things I love: sports, family, and shopping
Favorite quote: "It's hard to beat a person who never gives up." - Babe Ruth
Tate Stephens
Tate Stephens
Title I Assistant
Born in: Dickson, TN
Started working with children in: 2021
Favorite thing about my job: Helping students
3 things I love: Nature, sweet tea, and my family
Christy Weaver
Christy Weaver
Special Education Assistant
Proud mother of 3 children and two wonderful grand babies. 

Attending Nashville State, working on a Special Ed degree.  
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