• Mrs. Tina Shelton has been appointed as Assistant Principal of Karns Middle School effective July 2018. Mrs. Shelton joined Knox County Schools in 2001 as a teacher at Northwest Middle School.

    Mrs. Shelton served the Northwest Middle community for 17 years as a teacher, TAP Mentor Teacher, TAP Master Teacher, and 8th grade Assistant Principal.

    In June 2017, Mrs. Shelton was appointed as the Assistant Principal of Curriculum and Special Programs at Northwest Middle School. In this role, she oversaw all curricular, testing, and scheduling decisions and supervised the Special Education and Related Arts departments.

    In June 2018, Mrs. Shelton was appointed as Assistant Principal of Karns Middle School.

    Mrs. Shelton holds a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from East Tennessee State University, a master's degree in Reading Education from the University of Tennessee, and an Education Specialist degree in Administration, also from the University of Tennessee.

    Mrs. Shelton is married to Michael. They are both proud Karns alumni and residents of the Karns Community. They have two children, Addie and Austin.