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Dr. Justin Barden
Barden, Dr. Justin
Principal
Born in: Jackson, TN
College attended: Union University and Trevecca Nazarene University
Started teaching in: 2005
Favorite thing about my job: Helping students and teachers/staff be the best versions of themselves
3 things I love: My wife and four kiddos, playing golf (don't get to much), being outdoors
Favorite quote: "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." - Nelson Mandela
Penny DeLoach
DeLoach, Penny
Bookkeeper
Born in: Clarksville, TN
College attended: Tennessee College of Applied Technology and Nashville State Community College
Started working with children in: 2000
Favorite thing about my job: The people I am fortunate to work with
3 things I love: My God, My Family and My Friends
Favorite quote: "When life gets too hard to stand....kneel."
Ashley Estes
Estes, Ashley
Instructional Coach
Born in: Dickson, TN
College attended: Middle Tennessee State University, American College of Education
Started teaching in: 2005
Favorite thing about my job is: Studying, doing, and reflecting with colleagues; collaborating with each other; looking closely at students and their work; and sharing with each other what we have learned.
3 things I love: Spending time with my family, Boating, and Cooking
Favorite quote: "Smile- it increases your face value." - Truvy in Steel Magnolias
Beth Harris
Harris, Beth
Counselor
Born in: Jackson, TN
Colleges attended: Austin Peay State University
Started working with students in: 2011
Favorite thing about my job: Being an advocate for every student and working to help them reach their potential academically as well as personally and encouraging them to become more than they believe they are capable of becoming
3 things I love: Spending time with my family, watching college sports & the show "Friends"
Favorite quote: "Be the change you wish to see in the world." - Gandhi
Debbie Horsley
Horsley, Debbie
RTI Assistant Manager
Born in: Dickson, TN
College attended: David Lipscomb University, Trevecca University
Started teaching in: 1983
Favorite thing about my job: Observing students' excitement as they master new skills
3 things I love: God, Family, and Friends
Favorite quote: "I can do all things through Him who strengthens me." Philippians 4:13
Norma Jones
Jones, Norma
Office Manager
Born in: Nashville, TN
College attended: Nashville State Community College and Tennessee State University
Started working with children in: 2015
Favorite thing about my job: The friends I've made and the fact that there is never a dull moment
3 things I love: time with family & friends, camping & bonfires, crafting
April Killebrew
Killebrew, April
Assistant Principal
Born in: Fort Bragg, NC
College attended: Southeastern Louisiana University, University of New Orleans, Tennessee State University
Started teaching in: 1990
Favorite thing about my job: Working with students
3 things I love: puzzles, cats, reading
Sheri Rittenhouse
Rittenhouse, Sheri
Office Assistant
Born in: Dearborn, Michigan
College attended: Hopkinsville Community College
Started working with children in: 2017
Favorite thing about my job: Helping students
3 things I love: Crafting, Fall, Family
Favorite quote: "All you really need is love, but a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt." - Charlie Brown
Heather Stockton
Stockton, Heather
School Nurse
Born in: Dickson, TN
College attended: TCAT, Austin Peay State University, Western Kentucky University
Started working with children in: 2017
Favorite thing about my job: The family-like atmosphere at both of the schools I work at
3 things I love: My kiddos Baleigh and Logan, the show F.R.I.E.N.D.S, Thanksgiving
Favorite quote: "Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree it will live its whole life believing it is stupid." - Albert Einstein
Marci Suggs
Suggs, Marci
ISS Monitor
Born in: Nashville, TN
Started working with children in: 2009
Favorite thing about my job: Working with kids and helping athletes achieve their personal goals
3 things I love: History, Traveling, Dr. Pepper
Favorite quote: When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, "I used everything you gave me."
Autumn Wood
Wood, Autumn
SRO
My name is Autumn Wood. I am the SRO at Charlotte Middle School. I served in the United States Navy as an aviation mechanic. I started at Dickson County Sheriffs Office in January of 2019. I began in the jail and worked as a corrections officer for 2 months before being promoted to patrol. I worked patrol from March 2019- October 2020 then was assigned to the SRO division and placed at CMS. I’m excited for this school year with our Tigers!!  
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