• Dr. Claire Adams

    Assistant Principal 6th Grade

  • Meet the Principal

    Dr. Adams is thrilled to be serving this school year at Carter Middle School.  In 2007, Dr. Adams began her career at Carter High School teaching 12th grade English. In 2019, she became the 6th-grade administrator at Whittle Springs Middle School before moving to CMS this year.  
    Dr. Adams earned her English degree from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. She continued her education at Carson Newman and LMU. While teaching at Carter, Dr. Adams completed her doctorate in Educational Curriculum and Instruction. 
    Dr. Adams is very excited to be in the Carter Community! She loves spending time with the students and getting to know them. When she is not cheering on her Tennessee Vols, she loves reading, playing the violin, and spending time with her family. 


    Dr. Claire Adams
    204 N. Carter School Rd
    Strawberry Plains, TN  37871

    Degrees and Education

    English Degree from The University of Tennessee in Knoxville

    Doctorate In Education Curriculum and Instruction from Carson Newman and LMU


    Experience with Knox County

    2007 - 2019, English Teacher, Carter High School

    2019 - 2021, Administrator, Whittle Springs Middle School

    2021 - Present, Administrator, Carter Middle School