September 12, 2018
Two CMCSS elementary principal appointments were announced Tuesday afternoon. Jessica Harris has been appointed principal at Minglewood Elementary School; and, Nabraunda Jackson has been named principal at Byrns Darden Elementary School.
Mrs. Harris earned her master’s degree in educational leadership from Trevecca Nazarene University, an M.A. in education from Cumberland University, and a B.S. in interdisciplinary studies from Austin Peay State University. She has served as principal at Byrns Darden since 2016. Previous to her tenure at Byrns Darden, she was principal at Hazelwood Elementary, where she also served as assistant principal. She was an academic coach at West Creek Elementary and taught at Kenwood Elementary. She has been with CMCSS since 2001.
Dr. Jackson earned her doctorate of philosophy from Capella University, focusing on K-12 Education Leadership. She earned her M.A. in education at Tennessee State University, an M.S. in human development and leadership from Murray State University and a B.S. in education from Austin Peay State University. She has served as an educator and administrator at Byrns Darden for 12 years. She also has experience as an adjunct professor at Nashville State Community College and at Austin Peay.