Cynthia Rogers has been named assistant principal at Hazelwood Elementary School. She earned her administrative endorsement from Trevecca Nazarene University and fulfilled her undergraduate degree from Austin Peay State University. She replaces Jessica Harris who was named principal at Hazelwood. Rogers has served as an elementary teacher for 11 years at Kenwood, West Creek and Norman Smith.
Jami Skevington has been named assistant principal at Glenellen Elementary. She replaced Melissa Izatt, who was named substitute program manager for the district.
Skevington earned her master’s in educational leadership from Northern Arizona University and her B.A. in language arts and literature from Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Mich. Prior to serving as a third grade teacher at Ringgold Elementary, she was principal at a middle school and an elementary school instructional coach in Arizona. She worked in Holbrook, Ariz. schools for seven years.
Jason Pierspacher has been named assistant principal for Rossview Middle School. He will replace Jimmy Crawford who is retiring after this school year.
Pierspacher currently serves as an eighth grade math teacher at Rossview. He previously served as a math teacher at Kenwood Middle, where he was among the teachers who piloted the STEM program for middle school. He earned his master’s in educational leadership from Austin Peay, where he also earned a B.A. in interdisciplinary studies.