Sherry Price principal
Sherry Price, Principal


1991 - Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education, East Tennessee State University

1996 - Master of Arts Degree in Education, Tusculum College

2008 - Educational Specialist Degree in Supervision and Administration, Lincoln Memorial University

Professional Background:

1991 - Headstart, Shoemaker Elementary, Weber City, VA - Taught 4 year old class; made home visits; created new curriculum.

1992 - Teaching Assistant, Lincoln Elementary, Kingsport City Schools - Worked with students in special education and behavior modification classes.

1992 - 2010 - Classroom Teacher, Church Hill Elementary School, Hawkins County Schools - Taught 4th and 5th grades; served on many committees including School Leadership Team, Accelerated Reader Team, Schoolwide Positive Behavior, PTO Liason, Data Specialist, Testing Coordinator, School Improvement Planning.  Served as workshop facilitator/ speaker for several years specializing in multi-age classrooms.

2010 - 2012 - Assistant Principal, Church Hill Intermediate School, Hawkins County Schools - Worked with Principal Greg Sturgill in creating new school cultures, policies, procedures, schedules, and routines.

2012 - Present - Principal, Church Hill Intermediate School, Hawkins County Schools - Work with a fantastic faculty and staff to serve fifth and sixth grade students in the Church Hill, Mount Carmel, McPheeters Bend, and Carters Valley communities.

Awards and Accomplishments:

1991 - Student Teacher of the Year, East Tennessee State University

2009 - Teacher of the Year, Church Hill Elementary and Hawkins County Grades 5 - 8

2017 - Principal of the Year, Hawkins County Schools and Principals' Study Council Area 2

Personal Background:

K - 8 Education:  Carters Valley Elementary, Church Hill Middle School

1983 - 1986:  Volunteer High School.  Lifeguard at Mount Carmel Pool. 

1986 - 1991:  While attending college, worked at AFG glass for summer work, helped work on farm in tobacco and hay, and was a sales clerk at Kenney's Shoes.

1988:  Married Bob Price.  Moved to Ft. Bragg, North Carolina for almost 2 years as husband served in the Army.  

Children:  Ethan, Isaac, and Hannah

Parents:  Vance and Sharron Tittsworth

Passions/Interests:  Education; reading; farming; board games; spending time outdoors and with family.