Melanie Steinlage, who has served as the academic coach at Byrns Darden Elementary, has been appointed to the position of assistant principal, replacing Dr. Nabraunda Jackson who is now principal at the school.
She has worked in the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System since 2010, first as a teacher at Hazelwood Elementary, then as an academic coach at Hazelwood, and most recently at Byrns Darden.
She earned her M.S. in educational leadership K-12 from the University of Tennessee at Martin and her B.S. in elementary education K-6 at the University of South Florida in Tampa. She has completed McREL leadership training and three Kagan professional development trainings.