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Faculty and Staff

Dogwood Administration
 
 
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Principal, Ms. Woody

All you need is LOVE. Ms. Woody's passion for creating a positive culture is her defining characteristic as a school leader.  Ms. Woody has been working as an educator for twenty-five years. Prior to her three years at Dogwood, she taught social studies, math, and reading for nine years; served as an Instructional Coach for Shelby County Schools; and has spent twelve years as an Assistant Principal at Houston Middle School.  She has been the principal at DES since 2019. 

 
 
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Assistant Principal, Mrs. Phipps
Mrs. Joye Phipps began her professional career at Houston Middle School in 2002 where she taught middle school for 13 years . She transitioned to Dogwood in 2015 and continued her career as an RTI coach.  Mrs. Phipps earned her B.S in Elementary Education from the University of Memphis in 2001. She obtained her Masters in Elementary Education and Ed. S in Administrative Supervision from Union University in 2005.  
 
 
 
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Assistant Principal, Mrs. Perkins

Mrs. Roya Perkins began her professional career in legacy Shelby County Schools in 2009 as a Special Education Teacher, co-teaching math at Bolton High School. She transitioned to Houston High School in January 2015 and continued her special education career.  Ms. Perkins received her B.S in Teaching All Learners from the University of Memphis in 2009. She obtained her Masters in Education in 2014 from Cumberland University and completed an Administration Licensure program in 2020 at Carson Newman University.

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Brown, Katherine
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Jacobs, Jennifer
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Moak, Ellen
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Tubbs, Tricia
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Wallace, Ann
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Word, Jennifer
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Allen, Laura
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Britcliffe, Tasha
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Martens, Kelly
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Sweda, Alexis
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Anderson, Dana
Educator
 
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Hammontree, Kelly
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Lessley, Madison
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Lowe, Kara
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Navarro, Lisa
Educator
 
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Adair, Andrea
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Berry, Susan
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Mashour, Emily
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Snipes, Robin
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Carmichael, Lou
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Boyce, Paige
Educator
 
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Yarbro, Kay
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Zaravar, Layla
Educator
 
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Boyd, Brady
Educator
 
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Coleman, Laura
Educator
 
 
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Fredrick, Linda
Educator
 
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Guynes, Alexa
Educator
 
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Henson, Melinda
Educator
 
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Educator
 
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Brookshire, Derek
Music
 
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Whitsett, Kayla
Art
 
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Fitchpatric, Brandi
Counselor
 
 
 
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Fernandez, Casey
Counselor
 
 
 
 
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Guntharp, Dana
Physical Education
 
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Luyendyk, Ashley
Art
 
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Physical Education
 
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McIntyre, Hilary
Librarian
 
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Smith, Joseph
Music
 
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Smith, Tony
Strings
 
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Williams, Millie
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Borgman, Becky
Occupational Therapist
 
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Carter, Lauren
Special Education
 
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Spiotta, Bella
Special Education
 
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Jones, Donna
R.T.I. Coach
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Kelley, Abigail
Special Education
 
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Malinka, Bethany
Speech
 
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Stuart, Elizabeth
Gifted Academics

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Teel, Karen
Gifted Academics
 
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Wilson, Molly
Speech
 
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Schepman, Adam
Psychologist

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Turner, Janna
TNCorp Tutor
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Cooper, Julie 
TNCorp Tutor
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Special Ed Assistant
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Anderson, Beth
Special Education Assistant

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Blanq, Sally
Library Assistant

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Clark, Shirley
Special Ed Assistant
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Duren, Sara
Assistant
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Flowers, Christy
Special Ed Assistant
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Special Education Assistant
 
 
 
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Lim, Jocelyn
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Rho, Sue
Teacher's Assistant
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Thompson, Samantha
Assistant
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Ueleke, Beth
Assistant
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Arianna Miller
Special Ed Assistant
 
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Welling, Michelle
Special Ed Assistant
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Anderson, LaKisha
Day Porter
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Theodore Broadnax
School Resource Officer
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Brandon Hutchins
Food Service Specialist
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Symone Johnson
Food Service Specialist
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Jones, Renee
Attendance
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Mona Kenley
Finance
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Ashley Legg
Food Service Specialist
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Parsels, Mary Katherine
SPED Clerical
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Phillips, Paul
Plant Manager
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Srinivasan, Madhuri
Nurse
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Toll, Mindy
Clerical
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Dodge, Joelle
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Light, Marlene
School Technology Staff