Meet the Faculty/Staff

620 West Main Street
Brownsville, TN 38012
Phone: (731) 772-9053 Fax: (731) 772-4032
Resource Center: (731) 772-2330

Charles Byrum 

Charles Byrum was appointed to the Principal position at Anderson Early Child Center in July 2013. He served as Assistant Principal at Haywood Middle School for three years. He is a native of Brownsville and a product of Haywood County Schools. He earned his degree in teaching from the University of Tennessee at Martin as well as a Master of Science in Education Degree with an emphasis in Supervision and Leadership. Mr. Byrum taught at Haywood High School and was the baseball coach there from 2002 to 2004. He was a SPED classroom teacher for three years then a Special Education Consulting Teacher at Covington High School where he served in varied leadership roles.  Mr. Byrum and his wife, Allyson, who teaches at Haywood High, have one son, JT.


Assistant Principal

Linda Giles Sanders is a native of Haywood County. She is a graduate of Haywood County High School and earned an Associate degree from Jackson State Community College and a Bachelor of Science degree from The University of Tennessee at Martin. She has also done post graduate studies at Memphis State University and Union University. Mrs. Sanders’ education tenure started in 1974, and she has experience as an elementary teacher and literacy coach.


Charles Byrum, Principal

Linda Sanders, Assistant Principal

Patricia Benard, Secretary

Mandy Stokely, Financial Secretary

Lorraine Wolfe, Office/TA


Janice Bird, PK Teacher

Allison Ferrell, PK Teacher

Laurel Garrett, PK Teacher

Sami Jo Gore, PK Teacher

Tonya Madere, PK Teacher

Suzie May, PK Teacher

Krista Parker, PK Teacher

Leslie Phillips, PK Teacher

Pam Thomason, PK Teacher

Angela Yoder, PK Teacher


Grace Fergie, K Teacher

Crystal Foster, K Teacher

Sylvia Harwell, K Teacher

Nicole Henderson, K Teacher

Brittany Ferrell, K Teacher

Deena Ryan, K Teacher

Denise Shead, K Teacher

Anna Leek, K Teacher

Carleigh Taylor, K Teacher

Jessie Warren, K Teacher

Cheri Williams, K Teacher


Connie Allen, Spec. Ed. Teacher

Tonya Baltimore, Spec. Ed. Teacher

Tera Gagnon, Spec. Ed. Teacher

Cayla Mirelez, Spec. Ed. Teacher

, Spec. Ed. Teacher


Lee Anna Davis, FRC

Kelly Key, Computer Teacher

Lauren Shearon, Librarian

Beth Ann Smith, Art Teacher

Ginger Cunningham, Music Teacher

Amanda Masters, PE Teacher

Teaching Assistants

Joan Wallis, PK Assistant
Caroline Wiley, PK Assistant
Ralanda Currie, PK Assistant
Tameka Taylor, PK Assistant
Ruthie Lewis, PK Assistant
Shannon Glover, PK Assistant
Tucker Smith, PK Assistant
Bianca Dickens, PK Assistant
Christine Kinnon, PK Assistant
Lisa Hopson, PK Assistant
Linda Whitten, PK Assistant
Christina German, K Assistant
Kim Conner, K Assistant
Gwen Brown, K Assistant
Debra Phillips, K Assistant
Tina Leek, TA
Angela Palmer, TA
Taniel Armour, Spec. Ed. Assistant
Donna Byrum, Spec. Ed. Assistant
Alma Crews, Spec. Ed. Assistant
Cuwannia Kent, Spec. Ed. Assistant
Taliesa Springfield, Spec. Ed. Assistant

Anderson Cafeteria Staff

Janie Leach, Cafeteria Manager

Felicia Jarrett, Assistant Manager
Loretta Clark, Staff

Mary Beshires, Staff
Peggy Hinsley, Staff
Christine Taylor, Staff