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Sia Phillips

Phillips Named Salem Principal

Murfreesboro City Schools Director Dr. Trey Duke is proud to announce the appointment of Mrs. Sia Phillips as Principal for Salem Elementary.

Phillips has served as Assistant Principal and as the Interim Principal at Salem Elementary since the school’s opening in 2019. In addition to her past leadership roles at Discovery and Reeves-Rogers, Phillips has an extensive background working with children including positions as an academic coach, English as Second Language (ESL) and classroom teacher.

“Sia has gained the respect of the faculty, parents and student body at Salem. She has the knowledge, experience, and leadership skills to continue to move Salem forward,” says Duke. “Sia is known across the district as a positive leader and I am extremely pleased to see her take the role as the principal at Salem.”

Salem has one of the largest student population in the Murfreesboro City School district currently enrolling nearly 1,000 students. The opportunity for principal at Salem comes after the appointment of Duke as Director of Schools.

“I love being a part of the Salem Saints community and look forward to this new opportunity,” says Phillips. “Salem has already established a wonderful reputation for student learning and parent involvement which will only grow in the years to come. It’s a great day to be a Salem Saint.”

Phillips received her Bachelors, Masters and EdS in Curriculum and Instruction from Middle Tennessee State University.

Salem Elementary, a Murfreesboro City School, is located at 3400 Saint Bernard Way in Murfreesboro. Murfreesboro City Schools is a district of thirteen schools committed to the academic and personal success of each child.