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CORE: Southeast

Director: Sharon Harper Sharon.Harper@tn.gov

540 McCallie Avenue
Chattanooga, TN  37402

(423) 457-3186

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Regional News

The staff of the Southeast Center of Regional Excellence are dedicated to providing support to districts that improve outcomes for students. This office is staffed with dedicated and highly qualified team members eager to deploy across the region.

Sharon Harper serves as the executive director. Harper has nearly 17 years of teaching and administrative experience in Tennessee schools. Prior to this role, she served as the Testing Coordinator and Data Analyst in Bradley County Schools.

Harper holds a Bachelor of Music Education from Lee University. She earned a masters of education in secondary English from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, a masters of education in music from Shenandoah Conservatory and a doctorate in educational leadership from Trevecca Nazarene University.

The regional office staff also includes the following support staff:

  • Math Coordinator
  • Data Analyst
  • Academic Consultant(s) focused on reading
  • Academic Consultant focused on intervention
  • Consolidated Monitoring Consultant
  • Consolidated Fiscal Consultant
  • School Nutrition Consultant
  • Career and Technical Education Consultant
  • Administrative Secretary

Regional Resources

Southeast resources are available from LiveBinders. Access key: Southeast CORE

Districts Within Southeast Region

Bradley County - Cleveland City - Hamilton County - Marion County - Richard City - McMinn County - Athens City - Etowah City - Meigs County - Polk County - Rhea County - Dayton City