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CORE: Upper Cumberland

Director: Janice Fox Janice.Fox@tn.gov

Foundation Hall, 2nd Floor
242 East 10th St.
Cookeville, TN

Send mail to:
P.O. Box 5167, TTU
Cookeville , TN 38505

(931) 372-6795

Contact Information

Regional News

The staff of the Upper Cumberland 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.

Janice Fox serves as the executive director.  Fox has nearly 21 years of teaching and administrative experience in Tennessee schools. Prior to this role, she served as the Supervisor of Instruction, K-12 in Smith County.

Fox holds a bachelor of science degree in education from Tennessee Technological University.  She earned a master’s of science in curriculum and instruction from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, an educational specialist degree in educational leadership from Lincoln Memorial University and doctor of education degree from Tennessee State 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

Upper Cumberland resources are available from LiveBinders.

Districts Within Upper Cumberland Region

Bledsoe County - Cannon County - Clay County - Cumberland County - DeKalb County - Fentress County - Grundy County - Jackson County - Macon County - Overton County - Pickett County - Putnam County - Sequatchie County - Smith County - Trousdale County - Van Buren County - Warren County - White County - York Institute