Phone: (865) 966-6703


Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Suzanne Parham, Principal

I am proud to serve as principal of Farragut Intermediate School. Having raised my daughters in Farragut, I know firsthand the impact that our schools, teachers and staff have on inspiring and encouraging students to let their dreams take flight.

I am honored to serve in the town that I call home, and look forward to partnering with you on your children’s educational journey.





· Bachelor of Science in Communications, Florida State University

· Masters of Science in Education, The University of Tennessee

· Reading Specialist PreK-12, The University of Tennessee

· Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction, Lincoln Memorial University

· Ed.S. in Educational Administration and Leadership, The University of Tennessee



Professional Experience:


2022-present Principal, Farragut Intermediate School

2017-2022: Assistant Principal, Karns Elementary School

2016-2017: Assistant Principal, Lonsdale Elementary School

2015-2016: Assistant Principal & Leadership Academy Fellow

Cohort 6, Northshore Elementary School

2014-2015: Instructional Coach, West Hills Elementary School

2011-2015: Literacy Coach, Beaumont Magnet Honors Academy

2010-2011: Reading Specialist/Interventionist, Inskip Elementary

2008-2010: RTI Coordinator, Lenoir City Schools

2005-2008: Seventh Grade Reading Teacher, Lenoir City Middle School

2004-2005: Fifth Grade Teacher, Lenoir City Elementary School



Other Experience:

Professional Author of novels, narrative non-fiction children’s books, magazines, and newspapers.

Member of the Society of Children’s book writers and illustrators.