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.

Tamara patrick

Instructional Facilitator

Tamara Patrick will be the instructional coach at Haywood Elementary School for the 2021-2022 school year.  Ms. Patrick has a B.S. in Education from Middle Tennessee State University, a M.S. in Educational Leadership from Trevecca Nazarene University, and an Ed. S. in Educational Leadership from Lipscomb University.  She has been a 3rd grade teacher in Tipton County at Crestview Elementary and a 4th grade teacher at Halls Elementary in Lauderdale County.  Since 2010, Patrick has been a 2nd grade teacher at Halls Elementary teaching ELA and math.  Ms. Patrick looks forward to facilitating learning by providing a safe and nurturing environment to stimulate students to reach beyond their potential academically, socially, and morally.



Anna Roberts, Principal

Elizabeth Lovelace, Assistant Principal

Tamara Patrick, Instructional Facilitator

Joyce Dancy, Secretary

Mary Beth Freels, Bookkeeper

Twyla King, LEAD/School Counselor

Demetrice Adams, LEAD/Project BASIC

Barbara Gavin, Interventionist

Rhonda Taylor, Interventionist

Officer Miller, SRO

Latoya Chestnut, School Nurse

First Grade

Peggy Austin

Chrissy Carl, Math

Sarina Goss, Virtual

Lanna Hester, Math

Jeanna Lea, Virtual

Elizabeth McCage, Virtual

Allison Purifoy

Jamie Rutkowski, ELA

Amanda Stanley

Wychickia Watkins

Darlean Wellington

Second Grade

Sylvia Brown, ELA

Aliceson Byrd, ELA

Stacie Carlton, ELA

Susan Evans, Math

Maggie Howell, Math

Brenda Jackson, Math

Elizabeth Joyner, ELA

Karen Latimer, Math

Hannah Matlock, Math

Valerie Sceals, Virtual

Annalynn Smith, Virtual

Mallorie Taylor


Danielle Dunavant, 1st Inclusion

Jeannie Farmer, 2nd Inclusion

Special Services

Diane Brooks,  Speech


Patricia Gaietto, Music

Dawn Lovelace, Library

Jamie Chandler, Art

Kathryn Patterson, PE

Samantha Neal, STEM

Education Assistants

Theresa Allen

Brooklyn Anderson

Anita Berry (Matlock/A. Taylor)

Mary Burton (Hester/Stanley)

Carolyn Cox (Library/Intervention/EA Sub)

Bridget Dancy (FRC)

Courtney Freels (Carl/Rutkowski)

Jenna Hassell (SPED)

Allie Jacocks

Sylvia Jones (Carlton/Latimer)

Angela Keita (Evans/Joyner)

Ruthie Lewis (Rizzo/Ice Cream/EA Sub)

Holly Northcott (1st Grade Inclusion)

Jo Beth Porter (B. Jackson/Byrd)

Anita Powell (Purifoy/Austin)

Yvonne Shaw (Lea/Watkins)

Annette Taylor (2nd Grade Inclusion)

Karetha Taylor (Save the Children)

Joan Wallis (Howell/Brown)


Sharon Waddell, Manager
Joyce Sharp, Assistant Manager
Barbara Hayes
Adrian Muex
Hattie Rivers  
Vearndell Stitts



Richard Calloway
Jesika Shockey
Travis Taylor