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Weakley County Schools New Teachers 2015-2016

Secondary level teachers joining the Weakley County Schools system for the 2015-16 school year are pictured at “Effective Teacher Training” (front row l-r):  Becky Scott, Dresden Middle School;  Rebecca Covington, Gleason School; Marla Rook, Dresden Middle School; Madison Adcock, Sharon School; Julie Dortch, Dresden High School; Ginger deMartinez, Westview High School; (back row l-r) Andy Salmon, Dresden High School; Justin Curtis, Gleason School; Stanton Watson, Dresden High School and Jordan McDade, Mike Greer and Wes Malone, Westview High School.


The newest members of Elementary level educators in Weakley County Schools for the 2015-16 school year are pictured at “Effective Teacher Training” (l-r):  Cari Malone, Dresden Elementary School; Missy Osteen, Martin Primary School; Heather Frazier, Dresden Elementary School; Jade Wilkins, Lindsey Hussey, Martin Primary School;  Tori Jones, Nicole Hicks and Kristi Parsley, Sharon School.   Not pictured:  Jan Mitchell, Greenfield School



Gleason School welcomes Rebecca Covington as a new high school Special Education teacher. Rebecca is from Maryville, Tennessee. She received her MSED from UTM and enjoys reading and spending time with family.


Mike Greer will assume the role of Credit Recovery Specialist at Westview High School. Mike grew up In Camden and earned his M.ED. at Union University. When it comes to hobbies, Mike claims any and all things sports related. He is married, and he and his wife Debbie have a daughter, Addy, and a son, Thomas.


Joining the 3rd grade teaching staff at Dresden Elementary School is Cari Malone, a Camden, Tennessee native. Mrs. Malone received her Master’s degree in Education K-6 from Trevecca Nazarene University. Ms. Malone enjoys reading and family time.


Dresden Native Andy Salmon will teach Biology I at Dresden High School. Mr. Salmon obtained his M.A. in teaching from Bethel University. His free time is spent hunting waterfowl and bass fishing.


Nicole Hicks has joined the Sharon School staff as a Kindergarten teacher. Ms. Hicks, whose hometown is Sharon, obtained her Bachelor of Integrated Studies from UTM. Ms.
Hick’s free time is spent enjoying time with her husband and their Yorkie, Knox, as well as gardening and reading. Ms. Hicks stated: “I’m very excited to be teaching for Weakley County Schools!”


Westview High School has added Wes Malone to the staff roster. Mr. Malone will teach Wellness classes to 9th-12th grades in addition to carrying out coaching responsibilities
in basketball and tennis. Malone claims both Waverly and Camden as his hometowns and received his Master’s degree in Exercise Science from Tennessee Tech. He enjoys being with his wife, Cari, who begins teaching at DES this year, the couple’s 5 year old son, Tre, who will be a Kindergarten student at DES this year, and sports.


Tori Jones will teach 5th grade at Sharon School. Ms. Jones, a Union City native, obtained her degree from UTM. She enjoys camping.


Stanton Watson will teach English II and III at Dresden High School. Mr. Watson’s hometown is Dresden. He obtained his Master’s degree from UTM and enjoys writing, watching sports and reading.


Becky Scott, a lifelong resident of Dresden, has joined the staff of Dresden Middle School as a Special Education teacher. She obtained a bachelor of science degree from UTM and enjoys spending time with family, reading and watching movies.


Martin native Madison Adcock has joined the Sharon School staff as 6th-8th grade Math teacher. She earned her B.S. in education and says all her free time is spent with her beautiful 3 year old daughter.


Jordan McDade will teach History at Westview High School. Mr. McDade, originally from Bradford, earned his degree from UTM and in his spare time enjoys anything sports related.


Ms. Kristi Parsley will teach 4th grade at Sharon School. Ms. Parsley, whose hometown is Dresden, obtained her B.S. in education Pre-K-3. Sports and scrapbooking are among Ms. Parsley’s favorite hobbies.


Heather Frazier, a Clarksville native, will teach 4th grade at Dresden Elementary School. Ms. Frazier earned her B.A. from Middle Tennessee State University and counts football, reading, and spending time with family as her favorite hobbies.


Julie Dortch has joined the Dresden High School staff as an English teacher. Mrs. Dortch is from Greenfield , earned her Master’s degree from Union University and says bicycling is her hobby.


Ginger R. deMartinez, a Greenfield native, has joined the Westview High School staff as a Spanish II teacher. Ms. deMartinez obtained her B.A. from Union University and
spent the last eight years living in El Salvador; she’s just moved back. She enjoys photography, travel, anything intercultural, music, missions, languages, outdoor life and
ballroom dancing.


Lindsey Hussey will teach 1st grade at Martin Primary School. Hussey is a Union City native. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from UTM and includes yoga, boating on the lake and caring for her two puppy dogs as her favorite leisure time activities.


Martin Primary School has added Missy Osteen to their staff as a Pre-K teacher. Ms. Osteen, who calls Martin her hometown, completed her Master’s degree and is endorsed in Pre-K instruction. Ms. Osteen enjoys reading, Pinterest and watching sports.


Justin Curtis, who hails from Trezevant, TN, will teach high school math at Gleason School. Mr. Curtis earned his M.S. in mathematics from Murray State University. In his spare time he enjoys fishing and gaming.


Martin Primary School has a new Kindergarten teacher. Jade Wilkins, a Paris, TN native, has joined the MPS staff in this capacity. Ms. Wilkins holds a Master’s degree in education from Bethel University and lists crafts, reading and playing with her baby as her hobbies.


Marla Rook, who has always called Dresden home, will provide 5th grade science and social studies Instruction for students at Dresden Middle School. Ms. Rook holds a Bachelor’s degree in education K-6 and says her hobbies include spending time with
her family, shopping and going to sporting events.


Greenfield School welcomes Jan Mitchell as a 1st grade teacher. Camden is Ms. Mitchell’s hometown. She obtained her Master of Arts degree from UT Martin and says her favorite free-time activities include reading, camping and boating.