Meet the Faculty/Staff

1315 Jefferson Street East
Brownsville, TN 38012
Phone: 731-772-1233

Mrs. Humphreys web
Sandra Humphreys 

Sandra Humphreys has served as Principal of East Side Intermediate School since August, 2011.  As the school’s leader, she continuously strives to communicate each person’s worth and potential so clearly that they are inspired to see it in themselves.  Prior to her current position, she served as the Assistant Principal at Sunny Hill Elementary School where she also taught 5th grade for 10 years.  Ms. Humphreys earned her Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies from Lane College and a Master of Education from Trevecca Nazerene University in Educational Leadership.

Tressy Halbrook 

Assistant Principal

Dr. Tressy Halbrook will be assistant principal at East Side Intermediate at the start of the spring semester. Dr. Halbrook holds a B.S. from East Stroudsberg University in Pennsylvania. She completed her M. Ed, Ed. S. and Ed. D. at Union University.  Most recently, Dr. Halbrook served Jackson-Madison County Schools as a third-grade teacher at Thelma Barker Elementary School.  She served students in Lauderdale County as a physical education teacher and a fourth-grade teacher from 2002 -2014.  Dr. Halbrook brings a passion for teaching, and she will bring motivation and a tireless commitment to continuous improvement for staff and students.

NICOLE JOHNSONNicole Johnson web

Instructional Facilitator

Nicole Johnson will serve as East Side’s Instructional Facilitator.  She is a native of Brownsville and a product of Haywood County Schools.  She earned her Bachelors of Science degree in Elementary Education at Austin Peay State University and a Masters in Curriculum, Assessment, and Instruction from Trevecca Nazarene University.  Ms. Johnson received her Instructional Leadership Licensure in October 2015.

Ms. Johnson began her teaching career at East Side in 2010, teaching English Language Arts at the 4th and 5th grade levels. She served in this capacity until becoming the Instructional Facilitator this fall.



Sandra Humphreys, Principal

Tressy Halbrook, Assistant Principal

Nicole Johnson, Instructional Facilitator

Ashley Springfield, Secretary

Vanessa Vines, Financial Secretary

Dorothy Jackson, School Counselor


4th Grade ELA & Ss Teachers

Latresa Bond

Cecilia Frost

Dana Gardner

Melissa Griffith

Amy Morris

Samantha Wiley, 4th Grade Math

4th Grade Math and Science Teachers

Dominique Bond, 4th Sc./S.S

Shelby Cress, 4th Grade Math

Danielle Crider, 4th Grade Math

Kellie Haywood, 4th Grade Math

Cindy Moore, 4th Grade Sc./S.S.

5TH GRADE ELA & SS Teachers

Leigh Anne Allen

Katrina Hill, 5th Grade Math

Karen Latimer, 5th Grade ELA

Wendy Piercey, 5th Grade Sc./S.S.

Ariell White, 5th Grade Reading

5TH GRADE Math & Science Teachers

Deborah Kelso,

Tanika Pickens,

Carol Pirtle,

Raven Powell,


Deanna Cook, Music

Sharon Clark, STEM Lab

Marty Stoots Todd, Art

Catherine Lester, Computer

Minnie Reed, Library

Tim Seymour, PE

Special Services

Melissa Doles, 4th Grade, LRE

Wanda Bond, 4th Grade, Inclusion

Tiffani Hicks, 5th Grade, LRE

Pamela Denise Pickens, 5th Grade, Inclusion

Natalie Pinner, Prodigy

Sally Rogers, Speech

teacher assistants

Martha Brummett, TA

Denetra Carter, PA

Latoya Crook, STEM Lab – TA

Kayla Daughtry, TA

Erma Harper, 4th Grade LRE TA

Monica Johnson, TA

Daphne Maclin, TA

Carolyn Sanders, 5th Grade LRE TA

Hollie Watkins, TA – Special Education

Darlene Young, 5th Grade Inclusion TA

Margaret Young, Library TA

Nutritional Personnel

Cynthia Turner, Cafeteria Manager

Mamie Sue Watson, Assistant Manager

Glenda Hess, Staff
Collette Perry, Staff
Lucy Trotter, Staff