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.
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. Mrs. 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, Mrs. 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.
An Indiana native, Mark earned a B.S. in Education from Indiana University. He relocated to Atlanta where he has spent 34 years working in the education field as a longtime teacher and administrator. Mark earned a Masters and Advance Degree in Educational Leadership at Emory University. Mark taught in all areas of Atlanta. For the last 15 years, he has served as principal of Sutton Middle School and then, North Atlanta High School. In 2012, he retired from education.
Mark is a trained International Baccalaureate Head of school supervising and implementing both Middle Years Program and the Diploma Program. He served as an Accreditation and Reaccreditation Process Leader with Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. In 2010 Mark was awarded the Educator of Distinction Award by the Coca-Cola Scholarship Foundation for his exemplary dedication to the field of education.
Mark is actively involved with Special Olympics and is a volunteer with Saint Luke’s food project where he assists in preparing and delivering home meals to those in need. He enjoys swimming, reading and spending time at his lake home on Center Hill Lake. He volunteers with animal rescue groups and most enjoys going on walks with his two dogs.