Dr. James Bailey has been selected as the Adult Education and Transition to Work Supervisor for the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System. Dr. Bailey has over 13 years of administrative experience, most recently serving as the principal of Whites Creek High School in Nashville. Under his leadership, the school experienced a 20 percent increase in the graduation rate. Dr. Bailey was named Principal of the Year for Middle Tennessee in February 2020. Dr. Bailey was with Metro Nashville Public Schools for 17 years. He served as assistant principal at Hillsboro and Pearl Cohn high schools and as a teacher at Jere Baxter Middle School. He earned his doctorate in Administrator Leadership from Walden University, an education specialist degree in Administration and Supervision from Middle Tennessee State University, a master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Tennessee State University, and a B.A. in Bible and Theology from American Baptist College.
Erin D. Hedrick has been selected as the administrator of the new CMCSS K-12 Virtual Learning option. She has served as principal of Sango Elementary School since 2015. Hedrick began her career in CMCSS in 2000 as a teacher and then served from 2008-2015 as an assistant principal. Hedrick earned both her M.A. in education, with honor, and B.S., cum laude, from Austin Peay State University. In addition to other honors and accomplishments, Hedrick earned the Distinguished Educator Green Apple Award in 2001, 2002, and 2004. All parents/guardians of CMCSS students will have the opportunity to register for a no-cost, K-12 virtual learning option for the upcoming school year. Virtual learning provides a comprehensive online learning environment, led by a CMCSS administrator and taught by CMCSS educators. The program will begin in September. More information will be shared soon.
This page is designed to keep parents, guardians, students, employees, and the entire Clarksville-Montgomery County community informed and engaged. As CMCSS plans for the reopening of schools for the 2020-21 school year during the COVID-19 pandemic, this page will be updated frequently.
We are in this together. Congratulations Class of 2020!
July 6 through July 31, Central Services Gracey will be open to the public by appointment only Tuesday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Enrollment Center at Greenwood will be open to the public by appointment only Tuesday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
This page provides guidance on Continued Learning Resources available during the closure due to COVID-19. Children thrive within structured environments, and it will be important to provide opportunities during the day for your children to be creative, read and discuss what they are reading, and participate in physical activity. It is a good idea to create a daily structure in the mornings and afternoons for your children to do these things.
The CMCSS Communicable Disease Team (CDT) comprised of leaders from CMCSS and the Montgomery County Health Department meet regularly to review the latest guidance from the CDC and make recommendations for the health and safety of students, employees and the community.
CMCSS will continue offering free meals to children in Clarksville-Montgomery County through Friday, July 31 on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10 a.m. to noon at the following locations: Barksdale Elementary, Burt Elementary, Glenellen Elementary, Moore Magnet Elementary, Montgomery Central High, Northeast High, and Northwest High schools.
Tomorrow, Tue., March 17, middle and high schools will be open from 7-11 a.m. for students to pick up their assigned laptops or important personal items that were left at the school. To reduce the number of individuals coming into the school, it is preferred that only the student come to the front office. Elementary schools will not be open.
Anthony Johnson has been selected as Chief Communications Officer (CCO) for CMCSS, beginning April 1. He replaces Elise Shelton who retires at the end of May.