• Nicely

    Tanna Nicely, Principal

    Principal Nicely joined the Knox County Schools in 1991 as a kindergarten teacher at Powell Elementary School and has also taught at Sunnyview Primary School. Ms. Nicely also serves as a Curriculum and Instruction Facilitator and a Math coach before entering school administration in2008 as an assistant principal at Dogwood Elementary school.

    Ms. Nicely holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education, a Master of Arts degree in Instructional Technology, and an Educational Specialist degree in Educational Leadership all conferred by the University of Tennessee.   

    Experience with Knox County Schools:
    Assistant Principal, Sarah Moore Greene, 2012-2014
    Assistant Principal, Dogwood Elementary, 2008-2012
    Elementary Math Consultant, Knox County Schools, 2004-2008
    Excel Summer School Principal, Mooreland Heights Elementary, 2004
    Curriculum & Instructor Facilitator, Bonny Kate, Cedar Bluff Primary,
    Cedar Bluff Intermediate, Corryton & Gap Creek, 2000-2004
    2nd Grade Teacher, Sunnyview Primary, 1992-2000
    4th Grade Teacher, Sunnyview Primary, 1990
    Kindergarten Teacher, Powell Elementary School, 1991
    Other Experience:
    Adjunct Professor Science Methods, South College, 2010-present
    Executive Board Member, National Gardening Association, 2009-present
    Administrative Manuscript Reviewer, Corwin Press, 2008-present
    Gardening Workshop Facilitator, TN Farm Bureau, 2000-present
    2nd/3rd Grade Teacher, Court St. Academy Portsmouth, Virginia, 1991-1992
    Pre-school Teacher, Bethlehem Childcare Center, Knoxville, 1988-1990
    Pre-school Teacher,  University of Tennessee  Child Development Lab, 1987-1988