Porscha Harris

    Ms. Harris joined Knox County Schools in 2013 as a teacher at West Haven Elementary. She previously worked as a teacher in Hamilton County Schools. In 2015, she joined the teaching staff at Sarah Moore Greene Magnet Academy and became a lead teacher in 2017. She was a TAP Mentor from 2014-2016. She began her career in administration in 2020 as an assistant principal at Gibbs Elementary.

    Ms. Harris holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Marketing from the University of Tennessee- Chattanooga, a master’s degree in Teacher as Instructional Leaders from South College, and an educational specialist degree in Instructional Leadership from Lincoln Memorial University.


      Bearden Elementary School serves a culturally diverse population in a
    safe, child-centered environment.
    The dedicated and caring staff works diligently to meet the needs of all students. 
    Numerous opportunities are available for parents to actively
    participate in the educational program.
    An effective partnership between home and school ensures success for all.
    Bearden Elementary has been recognized as a school of excellence since 1938.
    The school motto.....

    "Excellence in All We Do"

    …reflects a tradition of dedication and commitment
    by staff, students, and parents
    to maintain high standards for teaching and learning.
    The 2023-2024 school year promises to be a year of new
    as we continue working together to provide
    academic excellence for all students!