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Gunter, Tonya
Special Ed Assistant
Haley Harrison
Harrison, Haley
Special Education Teacher
Born in: Nashville, TN
College attended: Austin Peay State University
Started teaching in: 2019
Favorite thing about my job: Helping students learn in their own unique ways
3 things I love: My Husband Reese, My 3 fur babies, Shopping
Favorite quote: "I am different, not less!"
Mason, Dee
Sped Assistant
Michelle May
May, Michelle
Special Education Assistant
Born in: Dickson, TN
Started working with children in: 2018
Favorite thing about my job: Getting to help young people grow
3 things I love: Coffee, Hunting, Reading
Favorite quote: "The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem." - Jack Sparrow
Denise Rougemont
Rougemont, Denise
Special Education Teacher
Born in: LaPlata, MD
College attended: Austin Peay State University and Trevecca Nazarene University
Started teaching in: 1997
Favorite thing about my job: Seeing the light bulb when a student truly gets it
3 things I love: God, Family, Teaching
Favorite quote: “The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.” - B. B. King
Cassie Semore
Semore, Cassie
Speech/Language Pathologist
Born in: Nashville, TN
Colleges attended: Columbia State Community College and Tennessee State University
Started working with children in: 2015
Favorite thing about my job: Assisting students to enhance communication with peers and staff
3 things I love: Swimming, Golfing, and Being outside
Favorite quote: "Communication is the lifeline of any relationship."-Elizabeth Bourgeret
Brenda Vaughan
Vaughan, Brenda
Special Education Teacher
Born in: Nashville, TN
Started teaching in: 2004 
Favorite part of my job: Watching my students grow
Favorite Quote: “Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass. It's about learning to dance in the rain.” - Unknown
Scott Willey
Willey, Scott
Special Education Assistant
Born in: Dickson, TN
Favorite thing about my job: Helping educate students and working with the staff
3 things I love: Playing Golf, Hanging out at the Beach, Spending time with my Grandson
Favorite quote: "It's not because we're old. We're old because we're good."
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