Taylor Daugherty was born in Nashville and attended the University of Tennessee in Knoxville where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Language Pathology. After graduation, she attended Lipscomb University and earned her master’s in elementary education. Mrs. Daugherty looks forward to coming to school each day and enjoys sharing her passion for education with her students. Outside of school, Mrs. Daugherty likes to spend time with her family and friends and cheer for UT football.
Abbie Gregory is a native from Nashville. She attended Belmont University where she received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing and later a Master of Arts in Teaching. While attending Belmont, she was a 4 year Division I collegiate athlete on the women's golf team. After school, she taught 2nd grade in Tennessee and then Charleston, South Carolina for a year. Ms. Gregory believes in building a classroom community that treats each other like family, and recognizes and capitalizes on each student’s individual strengths. Outside of school, Ms. Gregory loves spending quality time with her family and friends. She also enjoys running Nashville’s greenways, exploring local coffee shops, and traveling to learn about new cultures around the world.
Angie Kinman grew up in Mountain City, Tennessee. Unusual for families living in the Appalachian Mountains, she and her three siblings all graduated from college. Mrs. Kinman holds a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education from Vanderbilt University and a master’s degree in elementary education from Middle Tennessee State University. Mrs. Kinman taught for one year at Westmeade Elementary before transferring to Julia Green and feels blessed to have been here ever since. She is passionate about teaching and especially hopes to instill a lifelong love of reading in her students. Mrs. Kinman’s hobbies include running, cooking, and reading, and she loves to spend time relaxing with her husband and three children.
Justine Schultz is originally from Muscatine, Iowa and moved to Nashville in 2011 to experience “big city life.” She graduated from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and holds endorsements in reading and language arts. She received her Masters in Education from Lipscomb University in 2015 with an emphasis in English Language Learners. Ms. Schultz strongly believes in building a community in her classroom that allows both the teacher and the students to work together to learn new things while strengthening academics and citizenship. In her free time, Ms. Schultz enjoys exercise, going to concerts, baking, and cheering for the Iowa Hawkeyes and now, the Titans.
Born and raised in Nashville, Laurel Sisk is a proud product of Metro Schools having graduated from Nashville School of the Arts. She holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Aquinas College. Mrs. Sisk believes that each child is unique and gifted in different ways and it is her desire to help students find and embrace their individual strengths in the classroom. Outside of teaching, Mrs. Sisk enjoys singing, reading, shopping, exercising, and spending time with her husband and daughter.