Meet the Faculty/Staff

Haywood Elementary School


313 North Grand Ave
Brownsville, TN 38012
Phone: (731) 772-0732
Fax: (731) 779-1995
Resource Center: (731) 772-3077


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Anna Roberts will continue in her role as principal at Haywood Elementary School for the 2021-2022 school year.  Prior to being principal, Anna taught fifth grade at Sunny Hill Elementary and she also served as Assistant Principal at East Side Intermediate School. Mrs. Roberts taught for 11 years in the Haywood County Schools. She was born in Columbia, Missouri, and moved to Brownsville in 1995 because of her husband’s job with the University of Tennessee Extension Service. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from the University of Memphis and a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Trevecca Nazarene University. She is married to Tim Roberts, and they have one daughter, Hannah, who graduated from Haywood High School.  She holds a Bachelor’s degree in is married to Tim Roberts, and they have one daughter, Hannah, who graduated from Haywood High School in 2013.


Elizabeth lovelace

Assistant Principal

Elizabeth Lovelace will continue in her role of assistant principal at Haywood Elementary School for the 2021-2022 school year.  Ms. Lovelace has been a teacher at Haywood Elementary since 2008 as either a first or second-grade teacher.  Throughout her teaching career, she has assumed numerous leadership roles.  Ms. Lovelace has served as a teacher leader for many years in both first and second grade where she has facilitated team meetings, analyzed data, and completed peer observations.  She has also been on the HES Lighthouse Team for The Leader in Me where she chaired the Aligning School Goals/Student-Led Academics Action Team. In 2008, Ms. Lovelace earned a Bachelor of Science in Learning Foundations from Union University.  After teaching for a few years in the classroom, she completed a graduate degree in education from the University of Tennessee at Martin with an endorsement in educational leadership. As a 2004 Haywood High School graduate, Ms. Lovelace had many teachers from the school system and community members that believed in her and pushed her to be the best she could be in life.  This created for her a love and dedication to the citizens of Haywood County. Having her own child in the system, she is a strong proponent for parental and community involvement within the school. Additionally, Lovelace is a passionate and positive person who wants to make a difference in the children of Haywood County.


Instructional Facilitator

Chelsea Currie is in her first year of school administration as the Instructional Facilitator at Haywood Elementary School. She is a native of Haywood County and also a Haywood High School graduate. After high school, she went on to matriculate at Lane College with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, and afterward, pursued her Master of Arts in Education from Union University. For nine of her twelve years in education, she has been with Haywood County Schools and has had various leadership assignments such as Teacher Leader, Mentor teacher, HELP Site Coordinator, and Area Dean. Currently, Chelsea is enrolled at Tennessee State University in the Diverse Leaders Network/Aspiring Principals Network (Cohort 2) pursuing a second master’s degree in Instructional Leadership. Chelsea is very passionate about education, being of the growth mindset, and helping teachers and students become successful in the educational process.


Anna Roberts, Principal

Elizabeth Lovelace, Assistant Principal

Chelsea Currie, Instructional Facilitator

Theresa Allen, Secretary

Mary Beth Freels, Bookkeeper

Monica Johnson, School Counselor

Hannah Matlock/School Social Worker

Demetrice Adams, LEAD/Project BASIC

Rhonda Taylor, Interventionist

Officer Miller, SRO

Latoya Chestnut, School Nurse

First Grade

Brooklyn Anderson, Math

Peggy Austin, ELA

Donna Bowers, ELA

Danielle Dunavant, Math

Haley Foster, ELA

Sarina Goss, ELA

Amy Hall, Math

Jessica Lagasse, Math

Elizabeth McCage, ELA

Nan Naylor, Math

Wendy Piercy, Math

Jamie Rutkowski, ELA

Amanda Stanley, Math

Wychickia Watkins, ELA

Darlean Wellington, Math

Second Grade

Sylvia Brown, ELA

Cedric Bunch, ELA

Aliceson Byrd, ELA

Stacie Carlton, ELA

Susan Evans, Math

Samantha Hilliard, ELA

Brenda Jackson, Math

Karen Latimer, Math

Lillie Perry, Math

Kierra Rudd, Math

Annalynn Smith, ELA

Mary Page Watts, Math

Mallory Williams, ELA



Lizzie Cooke, 1st Inclusion

Sarah Tillman, 2nd Inclusion

Special Services

Christine Mahoney,  Speech


Jamie Chandler, Art

Patricia Gaietto, Music

Brett Grant, PE

Hannah Lily, STEAM

Dawn Lovelace, Library

Kathryn Patterson, PE


Education Assistants

Anita Berry (Matlock/A. Taylor)
Keshaun Bond
Mary Burton (Hester/Stanley)
Carolyn Cox (Library/Intervention/EA Sub)
Bridget Dancy (FRC)
Jeannie Farmer
Courtney Freels (Carl/Rutkowski)
Jenna Hassell (SPED)
JoBeth Hubble
Sylvia Jones (Carlton/Latimer)
Angela Keita (Evans/Joyner)
Ruthie Lewis (Rizzo/Ice Cream/EA Sub)
Holly Northcott (1st Grade Inclusion)
Lakeshia Phillips
Anita Powell (Purifoy/Austin)
Allison Rogers
Yvonne Shaw (Lea/Watkins)
Annette Taylor (2nd Grade Inclusion)
Karetha Taylor (Save the Children)
Shavonda Woods



Lisa Jarrett, Manager
Jackie Stockings, Assistant Manager
Barbara Hayes
Adrian Muex
Hattie Rivers  
Vearndell Stitts



Richard Calloway
Jesika Shockey
Travis Taylor