Six new faculty members added at TCPS
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Carolyn Howard
Several key faculty positions have been filled at TCPS for the 2012-2013 school year.

Dr. Bill Balzano, TCPS president, announced the addition of Becky Chaffin, Courtney Guinn, Carolyn Howard, Angie Phipps, Jenn Preston and Hilda Rodriguez.

Chaffin will be teaching advanced fifth-grade math as well as sixth-grade math and pre-algebra. She has a bachelor of science degree from Urbana University.

Guinn has a bachelor of arts from Western Governor’s University and is a candidate for the master’s degree in curriculum and instruction from Lee University. She will be teaching a fourth-grade class.

Howard has been hired as a teaching assistant at the thirdgrade level.

Phipps holds a bachelor of arts from Tennessee Wesleyan University and a master of arts degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She will be teaching upper-level English and literature courses.

Preston will serve as the college/career counselor as well as teach sixth- and seventh-grade Bible classes. Preston holds a master of arts degree from Liberty University.

Rodriguez will teach Spanish. She holds a bachelor of arts from Lee University with a master of srts degree in progress.

Balzano states, “Academic excellence is a pursuit with which the TCPS community delights. Quintessential to achieving excellence is a well-prepared, caring, and student-focused faculty that fully comprehends educating the whole child: mind, body and spirit. These new employees represent such faculty.

“I welcome them to TCPS.”