Principal pipeline: Trevecca grads in demand as area schools hire administrators for 2021-2022

As school systems begin to prepare for the 2021-2022 school year, graduates of Trevecca’s master’s and doctoral degree programs have been selected for principal positions around the state.

The following is a sampling of Trevecca alumni with advanced degrees who have been introduced as principals for this fall:

  • Haley Brown (M.Ed., 2008), Allen Elementary School (Hamilton County)
  • Timothy Drinkwine (M.Ed., 2006; Ed.D, 2013), Grassland Middle School (Williamson County)
  • Kevin Dyson (M.Ed., 2007; Ed.D., 2010), Centennial High School (Williamson County)
  • Jasmine Farrow (current Ed.D. student), East Lake Elementary School (Hamilton County)
  • Phillip Greeson (Ed.D., 2009), Ooltewah Middle School (Hamilton County)
  • Lindsey Hagan (M.Ed., 2014), Red Bank Elementary School (Hamilton County)
  • Sarah Lane (Ed.D., 2020), Bess T. Shepherd Elementary School (Hamilton County)
  • Juan Moreno(current Ed.D. student), East Ridge High School (Hamilton County)
  • Lynne Rains (M.Ed., 2007), Barkers Mill Elementary (Montgomery County)

“Our leadership degree programs are designed with these outcomes in mind, so our graduates can be effective as servant leaders,” Trevecca Associate Vice President Rhyanne Henley said. “We are thrilled when we can celebrate victories like this as our graduates grow personally and professionally.”

Among Trevecca’s most popular degree programs for aspiring principals are an online Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Education Leadership, and an Education Specialist in Accountability and Instructional Leadership (Ed.S.). Both of these online programs provide a seamless transition into the Doctor of Education in Leadership (Ed.D.) degree program, which is offered online and on campus.

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