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Academic Coaches and Reading Specialists

Misty Mercer

Misty Mercer
District Literacy Specialist

Amanda Carpenter

Amanda Carpenter
Elementary ELA Reading Coach

Sherry Ripley

Sherry Ripley

Elementary Math Coach


Anna Ricker

Anna Ricker

Middle School Math Coach


Candace Herman

Candace Herman

Middle School ELA Coach



Building Level Reading Specialist

Job Responsibilities


Zan Weems and Deane Wright
  1. Participates in data committee to analyze school-wide TCAP data annually to determine individual and group strengths and weaknesses

  2. Uses objective data to assist teachers in determining reading instructional objectives

  3. Provides individualized, classroom-based support to teachers and models best teaching practices

  4. Provides teacher training and follow up coaching sessions in the use of a variety of reading instructional techniques and appropriate use of technology and other media

  5. Works with teachers in collaboration planning by grade levels and across grade levels.

  6. Shares information about reading research and knowledge gained through professional literature or other training activities.

  7. Maintains records as required by the system school or program

  8. Attends training and staff development activities as required by the administration

  9. Plans and conducts professional learning activities in the area of reading

  10. Complies with all Federal, State, and local rules and regulations

  11. Promotes parent involvement in school activities
Camp Creek Jamie Gibson
Chuckey Laura Humphreys
Doak  Amy Jones and Rebekah Taylor
McDonald Wendy Carpenter
Mosheim Rachael Ripley
Nolachuckey Suzanne Shults and Jaretta Beckett
CDMS Scott Roberts
SGMS Jessica Wilhoit
WGMS/NGMS Sharonda Brown
SGHS Jack Leonard
CDHS Christy Hoeke
NGHS Caroline Shelton

Rena Lawson