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.

Mandy Bell

Instructional Facilitator

Mandy Bell will be the Instructional Facilitator at AECC beginning in January 2018.  Mandy Bell has served as the Assistant Principal at East Side Intermediate since November, 2014. She feels privileged to have spent the entirety of her career in Haywood County. She has served as the Instructional Facilitator for East Side Intermediate and Sunny Hill Elementary Schools. As a classroom teacher, Ms. Bell taught for 10 years at Sunny Hill Elementary in both fifth and sixth grades. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies/Professional Education from Union University in 2001 and obtained a Master of Arts in Education (M.A. Ed.) degree in the areas of Educational Administration and Supervision from Bethel University in 2012.  Please join me in welcoming Mandy to her new role in Haywood County Schools. She is a valued member of our instructional team.


Charles Byrum, Principal

Linda Sanders, Assistant Principal

Mandy Bell, Instructional Facilitator

Patricia Benard, Secretary

Mandy Stokely, Financial Secretary

Lorraine Wolfe, Office/TA

Debra Phillips, Family Resource Center


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

Brittany Ferrell, K Teacher

Crystal Foster, K Teacher

Sylvia Harwell, K Teacher

Nicole Henderson, K Teacher

Denise Hooser, K Teacher

Anna Leek, K Teacher

Denise Shead, K Teacher

Carleigh Taylor, K Teacher

Jessie Warren, K Teacher

Cheri Williams, K Teacher


Connie Allen, LRE

Tanya Baltimore, Speech

Tera Gagnon, Inclusion

Tiana Wiley, LRE


Ginger Cunningham, Music Teacher

Kelly Key, Computer Teacher

Amanda Masters, PE Teacher

Lauren Shearon, Librarian

Beth Ann Smith, Art Teacher

Teaching Assistants

Bianca Dickens, PK Assistant
Shannon Glover, PK Assistant
Lisa Hopson, PK Assistant
Christine Kinnon, PK Assistant
Ruthie Lewis, PK Assistant
Tucker Smith, PK Assistant
Tameka Taylor, PK Assistant
Joan Wallis, PK Assistant
Linda Whitten, PK Assistant
Caroline Wiley, PK Assistant

Gwen Brown, K Assistant
Kim Conner, K Assistant
Ralanda Currie, K Assistant
Christina German, K Assistant
Zhanebria Henderson, K Assistant
Tina Leek, K Assistant
Angela Palmer, K Assistant
Taniel Armour, CDC Assistant
Donna Byrum, CDC – TA
Alma Crews, CDC Assistant
Cuwannia Kent, Inclusion – TA
Shamon Springfield, PA
Latoya Tyus, PA
Telisa Springfield, CDC -TA

Anderson Cafeteria Staff

Janie Leach, Cafeteria Manager

Felicia Jarrett, Assistant Manager
Loretta Clark, Staff

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