• Chad 1

    Dr. Chad Smith

    Principal, Powell High School

    chad.smith1@knoxschools.org

    Experience with Knox County Schools:

    • 2015-Present:   Principal, Powell High School
    • 2014-2015:   Principal, Carter Middle School
    • 2011-2014:   Assistant Principal/Athletic Director, Carter High School
    • 2001-2011:   Teacher, South Doyle High School

    Education:

    •  1992:   Honors Diploma, Powell High School
    •  1998:   B.S. in Business Administration, Tennessee Technological University
    •  2000:   M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction, Tennessee Technological University
    •  2002:   Ed. S. in Instructional Leadership, Tennessee Technological University
    •  2011:   Ed. D in Leadership, Trevecca Nazarene University

    Favorite Quote:

    When your belief is strong and your purpose just, no obstacle can stand in your way.

     

     

    Deaderick

    Mrs. Jan Deaderick

    Assistant Principal, Powell High School

    jan.deaderick@knoxschools.org

    Experience with Knox County Schools:

    • 2015-Present:   Assistant Principal, Powell High School
    • 2009-2015:   Assistant Principal, Carter High School
    • 2004-2009:   Assistant Principal, Central High School
    • 1995-2004:   Mathematics Teacher, Central High School

    Education: 

    • 1974:   Honors Diploma, Central High School
    • 1978:   BA in Mathematics with honors, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
    • 1995:   MS in Curriculum and Instruction, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
    • 2004:   Ed.S in Administration and Supervision, Lincoln Memorial University

    Favorite Quote:

    There's only one way to succeed in anything, and that is to give it everything. - Vince Lombardi

    Liford

    Ms. Julie Liford,

    10th Grade Facilitator, Powell High School

    julie.liford@knoxschools.org

    Experience with Knox County Schools:

    • 2012-Present: Teacher, Powell High School
    • 2007-2012:   Assistant Principal, West High School
    • 2000-2007:   Teacher, Powell High School

    Education:

    •  1994:   High School Diploma, Alcoa High School
    •  1998:   B.S. in Biology & Anthropology, University of Tennessee
    •  2001:   M.S. in Secondary Science Education, University of Tennessee
    •  2005:   Ed. S. in Administration & Supervision, Lincoln Memorial University

    Favorite Quote:

    Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. - Nelson Mandela

     

    Smith 2

    Mr. Chad Smith

    Assistant Principal & Athletic Director, Powell High School

    chad.smith@knoxschools.org

    Experience with Knox County Schools:

    • 2015-Present   Assistant Principal, Athletic Director, & Senior Class Administrator Powell High School
    • 2008-2015   Special Education Teacher/Department Head, Powell Middle School
    • 2003-2007   CTE Teacher, Fulton High School
    • 1999-2002   Special Education Teacher, Fulton High School

    Education:

    • 1994: Honors Diploma, Fulton High School
    • 1999: B.S. in Special Education Modified/Comprehensive K-12, University of Tennessee
    • 2007: M.A. in Special Education, University of Tennessee
    • 2011: Ed.S in Administration and Supervision, Lincoln Memorial University

    Favorite Quote:

    Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.

     

    Whitehead

    Mr. Amos Whitehead

    Assistant Principal, Powell High School

    amos.whitehead@knoxschools.org

    Experience with Knox County Schools:

    • 2015 – Present   Assitant Principal, Freshman Academy Administrator, Powell High School
    • 2011 – 2015    Teacher/Dean of Operations, Carter Middle School
    • 2008 – 2011    Assistant Principal West High School
    • 2000 – 2008    Assistant Principal/Athletic Director, Austin-East Magnet High School
    • 1999 – 2000 Assistant Principal, Whittle Springs Middle School
    • 1990 – 1999    Teacher, Vine Middle School

    Education:

    • 1982 – High School Diploma, Franklin D. Roosevelt High School
    • 1990 – B.S. In Elementary ED./Music Ed., Knoxville College
    • 1999 – M.S. Administration and Supervision, Lincoln Memorial University

    Favorite Quote:

    Leadership is a privilege to better the lives of others. It is not an opportunity to satisfy personal greed.