Mrs. Maria Vickers has been named as the Assistant Principal for Woodland School in Bradyville, TN and West Side School in Readyville, TN. Mrs. Vickers was selected following recommendations of Woodland School Principal Mrs. Angela Cossey and West Side School Principal Mrs. Karen King to Cannon County Director of Schools Mr. William F. Curtis. She will serve at Woodland School on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday and Tuesday and Thursday at West Side School.
Woodland School Principal Mrs. Angela Cossey and West Side School Principal Mrs. Karen King evaluated several very qualified individuals for the Assistant Principal position. Woodland School Principal Cossey commented, "Mrs. Maria has served Woodland School for numerous years as the Assistant Principal/Kindergarten Teacher and has become an outstanding educator. We are excited for her continuation at Woodland School in this expanded administrative role." West Side School Principal King stated, "Mrs. Maria will be an excellent fit into the West Side School family. She has much experience in the classroom that will aid her in this administrative position. We welcome her to our faculty and look forward to her assisting our school."
Mrs. Vickers is a veteran educator in Cannon County Schools where she has taught at Woodland Elementary for 18 years. She has taught fourth grade, second grade, first grade, and Kindergarten. During her years at Woodland, Mrs. Vickers has served as part time assistant principal for 9 nine years. She graduated from MTSU with an undergraduate degree in 2001. She then went on to earn a Master's in Administration and Supervision from Bethel University in 2013. Mrs. Vickers is a native of Cannon County. She is married to her husband Trent, and raises her four year old and seventeen year old daughters. Maria volunteers with all of her girls' activities and church events. She has a great passion for helping students and plans to continue this venture as full time assistant principal of Woodland and West Side.
Director of Schools Mr. William F. Curtis stated, "Woodland School Principal Mrs. Angela Cossey and West Side School Principal Mrs. Karen King recommended to me that Mrs. Maria Vickers be the new Assistant Principal for the schools after evaluating several excellent applicants. I have accepted their recommendations, and Mrs. Vickers will begin her new duties on Monday, October 21st, 2019. She has excellent educational credentials, and experiences that will enhance her abilities as an administrator. We wish her all the best as she begins her tenure in this unique position as Assistant Principal for two of our schools in Cannon County to assist them in accomplishing our MISSION to prepare all the Woodland School and West Side School students for their future by our VISION of engaging in excellence every day."