Dr. Linda Gilbert is proud to announce the appointment of Adam Bryson as Principal for John Pittard Elementary. Bryson has served over ten years as a teacher and assistant principal with Metro Nashville Public Schools and has most recently served as principal of Middle Tennessee Christian School in Murfreesboro.
“Adam is an incredible leader. He is committed to excellence and has a passion for students and the community,” says Dr. Linda Gilbert, Director of Murfreesboro City Schools. “I look forward to the contributions he will bring to our district.”
Bryson received his Bachelors in Interdisciplinary Studies and Masters in Educational Leadership from Middle Tennessee State University. He is a graduate of Vanderbilt’s Principal Leadership Academy of Nashville. Additionally, Bryson is a Certified Classroom Organization and Management Program (COMP) Trainer and a Tennessee Department of Education Leadership Coach.
Bryson is experienced with new teacher development, school security and safety, budget development, teacher mentoring and data-driven decision making.
Cherrye Robertson has been named Assistant Principal at Bradley Academy. Robertson joins MCS from Hamilton County Schools. Robertson has served as principal for Calvin Donaldson Academy since 2013. Previously, she served in the roles of assistant principal, literacy coach and classroom teacher.
Robertson received her Educational Specialist Degree (EdS) and Masters from Lee University. She received her undergraduate degree from University of Tennessee Knoxville. She is currently completing her Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Carson-Newman University.
Additionally, two assistant principals, Natalie Hopkins and Christy Robinson, are transitioning to new schools this school year. The school administrative teams for the 2017-2018 school year are:
- Black Fox: Joe Thompson and Beverly Johnson
- Bradley: Jenny Ortiz and Cherrye Robertson
- Cason Lane: Shavon Davis-Louis and Tiffany Strevel
- Discovery: Kristina Maddux and Natalie Hopkins
- Erma Siegel: Emily Spencer and Crystal Farris
- Hobgood: Tammy Garrett and Quinena Bell
- John Pittard: Adam Bryson and Christy Robinson
- Mitchell-Neilson: Robin Newell, Terrance Haynes, and Christa Campbell
- Northfield: Gene Loyd and Julia Williams
- Overall Creek: Don Bartch and Raeshon Torres
- Reeves-Rogers: Kimberly Osborne and Sia Phillips
- Scales: Maria Johnson and Kevin Templeton