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


Teresa Russell


Teresa Reece Russell will serve as principal for Anderson Early Childhood Center for the 2023-2024 school year.  She is a native of Haywood County and attended Haywood County Schools K-12. She completed her Associates degree at Jackson State Community College, and her undergraduate work at the Lambuth University. She has her Master’s degree in Supervision and Leadership from University of Memphis. Mrs. Russell began her teaching career as a kindergarten teacher in 1994 and has served in various roles throughout the district. She loves being at Anderson with our youngest students. She is married to Dr. Tom Russell, IV and has three children who are all graduates of Haywood High School.

Jeanna Lea

Assistant Principal

Jeanna Lea will be the Assistant Principal for Anderson Early Childhood Center for the 2023-2024 school year.  Ms. Lea has been a first grade teacher at Haywood Elementary School since 2000.  During the current school year, she has served as a virtual teacher for first graders.  Ms. Lea completed her associate of science degree from Jackson State Community College, a BS in elementary education from Union University, and a M.S. Ed. from the University of Tennessee at Martin.  Ms. Lea is flexible and always willing to take on any task.  During her teaching tenure, she has demonstrated the ability to form deep and lasting relationships with all students, colleagues, and families.  Ms. Lea resides in Brownsville with her husband, Jody Lea, and their three children.


Susan Evans, PLC Coach

Audrey Smith, Front Office Secretary

Donna Byrum, Financial Secretary

Erica Smoot, School Counselor

Vonda Turner, School Nurse

Debra Phillips, Family Resource Center

Juanita Taylor, Save the Children Coordinator

Tina Luster, Save the Children 

Breelan McKinney, School Social Worker


Connie Allen

Tonya Madere

Leslie Phillips

Taretha Reed

Tiana Wiley

Aliceson Byrd

Allison Ferrell

Laurel Garrett

Amber Temple

Pam Thomason

Adley Yarbrough

Angela Yoder


Donna Bowers-Inclusion

Rebecca Briley-Inclusion

Chrissy Carl

Cindy Currie

Rita Deck

Sarah Douglas- Self-contained/LRE

Lauren Ellington

Crystal Foster

Kathryn Hassell

Denise Hooser

Latamara Jones

Amy Morris

Jessie Warren


Eden Fryar

Catherine Hamilton

Nicole Henderson

AliJarratt Ross

Becky Stokely

Educational Assistants

Simone Butler

Bianca Dickens

Danisha Horton

Abbie Shockey

Talisa Springfield

Taneil Armour

Shannon Glover

Christine Kinnon

Daletha Oldham

Tucker Smith

Tameka Taylor

Latoya Tyus

Tietiyana Bailey

Alekah Beard-Inclusion

Gwen Brown

Ralanda Currie

Mickie Duncan

Bernetta Ellis

Tina Leek

Adrianna Murphy

Angela Palmer

Alexis Peeples

Desiree Russell

Sheila Reed

Tammi Winbush


Aleta Bradford

Phillip Bradford

Cafeteria Staff

Janie Hendrix, Cafeteria Manager

Laura Davis, Assistant Manager

Martavious Gunn, Nutrition

Peggy Hinsley, Nutrition

Christine Taylor, Nutrition

Phyllis Jeter, Nutrition