Governor Recognizes Four Clarksville Reward Schools
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman announced 168 schools as the 2013-14 Reward Schools, the top 5 percent of schools in the state for academic achievement and the top 5 percent for annual growth. Four of those schools are in CMCSS, with the announcement staged at Hazelwood Elementary.
State Releases District Data
The State Department of Education released district level achievement data taken from last spring’s assessments for grades 3-high school. CMCSS remained in the same category as last year, in Need of Improvement.
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Margaret Hausauer New Principal of Norman Smith
Margaret Hausauer will be the new principal for Norman Smith Elementary, replacing Beth Unfried who was named Elementary Schools Director.Hausauer has served as assistant principal at Norman Smith Elementary since 2012. Previously she was a school librarian at West Creek and Kenwood Elementary Schools, and a language arts teacher at Kenwood Middle, Northeast Middle and New Providence Middle. She began her teaching career at Norman Smith. She earned her M.S. In supervision and administration from Trevecca Nazarene University, as well as completing her librarian certification at Middle Tennessee State University. She completed her bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Peabody/Vanderbilt University. She has earned graduate hours from Austin Peay and Minot State College in North Dakota.
New Assistant Principal
Emily Clark, assistant principal for Norman Smith Elementary School
Emily Clark has been chosen to serve as the assistant principal for Norman Smith Elementary School, replacing Margaret Hausauer, the current principal of Norman Smith. Clark has lower and upper level elementary teaching experience, and has most recently worked as Norman Smith’s academic coach. She earned her M.A. in educational leadership from Trevecca Nazarene University, and her B.A. in elementary education from Oakland City University.
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