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    Gregory Adams – Head Principal

    Mr. Adams is a veteran educator with 19 years of experience who has a heart for youth and families. He started his career rehabilitating at-risk youth for 15 years as a Youth Specialist at the Jackson County Youth Center, and then followed that by serving as an Assistant Principal and Athletic Director at DaVinci High School in Jackson, Michigan, and six years as a special education instructor for the Jackson Intermediate School District. He has worked as Program Director for Western Career Prep High School and as an Assistant Principal at Jackson High School. Most recently Mr. Adams served as the 9th Grade Principal at Bearden High School.

    Mr. Adams has a bachelor’s degree in Learning Disabilities/Special Education and a Master’s Degree in Emotional Impairment, both from Michigan State University.  He earned his certificate in Educational Leadership and Administration from the Michigan Association of Secondary School Principals. Mr. Adams is an East Tennessee native, a dedicated and highly motivated educator and mentor, and a well-rounded individual with a focus on excellence, innovation, and self-improvement. He is warm, positive, and 100% student-centered.



    -Bachelor of Arts, Learning Disabilities/Special Education - Michigan State University

    -Masters of Arts, Emotional Impairment - Michigan State University 


    Phone: (865) 966-9756

    Email: gregory.adams@knoxschools.org