Hamilton County Schools Develops Future School Leaders Through New Talent Pipeline Program

Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Hamilton County Schools is highlighting the recent launch of L.E.A.D., a new talent development pipeline program aimed at recruiting, developing, and retaining school leaders already within the district.
 
Leadership, Exploration, and Development (L.E.A.D.) is a new opportunity for aspiring principals and aspiring assistant principals in Hamilton County Schools. The two programs are designed to identify strong candidates for future assistant principal and principal positions and provide them valuable training in key areas to ensure they are ready to assume school leadership roles in the future. 
 
“Our school board established Great Teachers and Leaders as a key pillar within our strategic plan, Future Ready 2023”, said Dr.
Bryan Johnson, superintendent of Hamilton County Schools. “We have such talented educators in our district and we are excited about the development of this pipeline of future school leaders through the L.E.A.D. program.”
 
Here are the 2020-2021 cohorts for Aspiring Principals L.E.A.D. and Aspiring Assistant Principals L.E.A.D.:
 
2020-2021 Aspiring Principals L.E.A.D. Roster
David Cory, Harrison Bay
Tersheia Hayes, Midtown
Martha McMillan, Missionary Ridge
Ashley Cross, Rock Point
Sarah Lane, North River
Michael Carson, Rock Point
Jasmine Farrow, Missionary Ridge
Jamelie Johns, Rock Point
 
2020-2021 Aspiring Assistant Principals L.E.A.D. Roster
Amanda Baron, Red Bank High School
Christin Carlisle, Ooltewah High School
Cora Fisher, Clifton Hills Elementary School
Charhonda Gardner, District Office
Stephanie Garner, East Ridge Elementary School 
Jacob Glancy, Red Bank High School 
Erin Glenn, Tyner Academy
Katie Hamby, Hardy Elementary School
Maria Hansen, East Brainerd Elementary School
Brittany Harris, District Office
Andrew LaFevo, Red Bank Middle School 
Brittany Mairena, Clifton Hills Elementary School
Laura McCutcheon, East Brainerd Elementary School
Jill McDonald, Howard Connect Academy
Megan Oliver, Signal Mountain Middle/High School
Glynna Pate, Chattanooga High (CCA)
Ranita Scruggs, Hardy Elementary School
Taylor Summers, Ooltewah Elementary School

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