Meet the Faculty/Staff

Haywood Middle School
1201 Haralson
Brownsville, TN 38012
Phone: (731) 772-3265
Fax: (731) 772-3352

J. Morris Long

Morris Long will be serving as Principal at the Haywood Middle School this year. He graduated Magna Cum Laude earning his Associates of Science Degree in Elementary Education from Jackson State Community College, he graduated Magna Cum Laude earning his Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from the University of Memphis, and earned his Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership and Administration from Trevecca Nazarene University.

Mr. Long has served as Assistant Principal of Haywood Middle School for the past two years. He was chosen Teacher of the Year at Haywood Middle School in 2014.  He is a tenured teacher with Haywood County Schools. He taught math and science at Haywood Middle School for five years, fourth grade at East Side Elementary, and served as a substitute teacher throughout the district. Mr. Long and his family are long-time residents of Haywood County.  He, his wife Misty, and daughters, Sara and Lindsey, are all products of Haywood County Schools. He is proud to live and work in Haywood County.

Tanesha Walker

Assistant Principal
Tanesha Walker is the Assistant Principal for Haywood Middle School. She is a graduate of the University of Memphis with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. She received a Masters of Educational Leadership at Trevecca Nazarene University. She has 10 years of educational experience, serving as an elementary and middle school teacher, a Teacher Leader, and common core coach. She is a proud native of Haywood County and reside here with her husband, Terrelle, and daughters Trenesha, Faith, and Lyric.


Grover Harwell

Assistant Principal
Grover Harwell has been appointed as the assistant principal for Haywood Middle School.  Coach Harwell has been a teacher in Haywood County since August 2007, and he served as the interim assistant principal at HMS from April 23-May 24, 2017.  He holds a Bachelor in Business Administration from Lambuth University and a MBA from Webster University in St. Louis, MO.  Coach Harwell completed his educational leadership work through Freed Hardeman University.  Most recently, he has been selected as a Tennessee Educator Fellow for the Tennessee Department of Education through SCORE.  Please join me in welcoming Grover to the leadership team at HMS.

Jane Jameson

Instructional Facilitator    
Jane Jameson will again be serving as an Instructional Facilitator at Haywood Middle School this year. She is a native of Brownsville and a product of Haywood County Schools. She earned her BS degree in Elementary Education at the University of Alabama as well as a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Memphis. Mrs. Jameson taught three years at Tennessee Academy, six years at the Methodist Church Preschool, and ran a tutoring service for 20 years. She has taught seventh grade math at Haywood Junior High for five years and has also served as the football cheerleader sponsor, tennis coach, and Beta Club sponsor. Mrs. Jameson and her husband, Richard, have four daughters, three of whom have graduated from HHS and the fourth is a junior. They are members of First United Methodist Church.

Mary Jane Williams

Instructional Facilitator    
Mary Jane Williams is the language arts Instructional Facilitator for Haywood Middle School.  After graduating from Haywood County High School, she attended the University of Mississippi and graduated from Lambuth University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in music education. She earned her Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Memphis. Mrs. Williams taught MUSIC AND ENGLISH FROM 1973 – 1976 at Tennessee Academy. Beginning in 1987, she taught seventh and eighth grade English at Haywood Junior High until 2012 when she became the ELA Instructional Facilitator for Haywood Middle School. She was married to the late Wayne Williams and has three children and two grandchildren. She serves as pianist at First Presbyterian Church in Brownsville.




J. Morris Long, Principal

Tanesha Walker, Assistant Principal

Grover Harwell, Assistant Principal

Jane Jameson, Instructional Facilitator – Math

Mary Jane Williams, Instructional Facilitator – LA

Jennifer Sloan, School Counselor

Karen German, Bookkeeper

Krystal Hawkins, Secretary

Wardean Mabon, Secretary


Patrice Boyd, 7th, Head Basketball Coach

Sally Brown, 6th

Chissolssi Jones, 7th

Sally Jones, 8th

Shalondria Shaw, 6th

Lauryn Spitzer, 7th

Tanya Tyus, 7th

Taylor Wilson, 8th


Leamond Arthur, 7th

Darrience Delk, 8th

Rachel Dreyer, 7th

Lacy Moore, 7th

Veronica Kinnon, 6th

Shaquana Leonard, 6th

April Rankin, 8th


Stephanie Bizzell, 7th

Terii Cummins, 8th

Cindy Currie, 6th

Kathleen Holmes, 6th

Sam Pyron, 7th

Vladimir Valdez, 8th

Social Studies

Chris McCorkle, 6th

Vernon Mann, 8th

Tom Orr, 6th

Amanda Trotter, 7th

Shawn Snyder, 7th

Jeff Wells, 8th


Rita Adams, LRE 6th Grade

Jeff Comstock, Inclusion

Carolyn Logan, LRE

Flamesha Taylor, Inclusion

Regina Trull, Inclusion

Charlotte Twiddy, Inclusion


Hannah Chapman, ESL

Xavier Clay, P.E. Boys

Gina Cozart, Library

Trista Currie, Lab

Michelle Howell, Computer Lab

Arethria Turner, Music

Marianne Valdez, Music/Band

Jason Winfrey, PE


Tyion Shaw, Inclusion

Chante Cambell – ISS

Beverly Lovelace, TA – ISS

Avondale Cross, TA

Linda Rhodes, TA

Desiree Russell – PA

Angela Scott, TA – Library

Claudette Shaw, TA – LRE


Brenda Chatman Parker, Manager

Mary Lefave, Assistant Manager

Cayolyn Cooper
Edgar Enciso
Edith Hatten
Phyllis Jeter
Kathy Waddell