Dr. Jayson Nave

Dr. Jayson Nave

Phone: 865-453-2824

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Degrees and Certifications:

2007 Doctorate of Education Educational Administration & Studies East Tennessee State University - Johnson City, Tennessee, 2001 Educational Specialist Degree Educational Administration & Supervision Lincoln Memorial University - Harrogate, TN, United States, 2000 Masters Degree Educational Administration & Supervision Lincoln Memorial University - Harrogate, TN, United States, 1999 Teaching Certification: Education Norfolk State University - Norfolk, Virginia, 1995 Bachelor of Arts: History & Political Science King College - Bristol, Tennessee

Dr. Jayson Nave

Dr. Jayson Nave's love for Jesus Christ, his wife and family, children, a passion for serving through education and athletics, along with the belief in the transforming power of education have been the catalysts for the past twenty years of his service. 

He has served as a principal, an assistant principal, an athletic director, a teacher, a coach, an educational author, presenter, and consultant.  His service has taken him through primary, elementary, middle, high school, and college levels of teaching and learning, along with helping many schools and districts throughout the nation learn core building blocks for creating outstanding school cultures.  Dr. Nave earned his Bachelors degree from King College in Bristol, Tennessee, then furthered his education through Lincoln Memorial University, where he earned his Masters and Educational Specialist degrees, and then at East Tennessee State University, earning his Doctor of Education and Educational Administration. 

Alongside his family, Dr. Nave serves the Sevier County community through coaching  baseball, basketball, and tennis. Dr. Nave is blessed with a fantastic wife, Julie, along with three children Joslin, Jenna, and Jackson who all attend Sevier County Schools.

With an eager heart, Dr. Nave is excited to serve Sevierville Primary School teachers, staff, students, and community. Please feel free to contact him with any questions.

 

Dr. Tammy Valentine

Dr. Tammy Valentine

Phone: 865-453-2824

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Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor’s of Science in Education with a concentration in Hearing Impaired and Elementary Education from The University of Tennessee; a Master’s Degree in Education with a concentration in Curriculum and Instruction from Lincoln Memorial University; an Educational Specialist Degree with a concentration in Administration and Supervision from Lincoln Memorial University; and a Doctor in Education with a concentration in Leadership and Policy Analysis from East Tennessee State University.

Dr. Tammy Valentine

Dr. Tammy Valentine is excited to begin her year as Assistant Principal at Sevierville Primary School!  It has been her honor to be a part of the Sevierville Primary (SPS) family for the past fourteen years. She looks forward to continuing to build on current relationships with students and families that have been established over the years as we strive for EXCELLENCE HAND IN HAND.
 
It has been and continues to be her privilege of teaching in Sevier County Schools for the past thirty-four (34) years. Her teaching career begin in 1984 as the Hearing Impaired Specialist for hard of hearing and deaf students. In 1991, she moved into a SPED Resource teaching position at Sevierville Intermediate School (SIS) and taught students with a variety of disabilities. After a few years as a resource teacher, she had the opportunity to serve as a SPED Consulting Teacher/LEA Representative for SIS and SPS. She encourages parent engagement as we continue on this journey of learning, our goals are to ensure that the needs of every student at SPS are met.
 
Outside of school, she enjoys spending time with her family on their family farm, relaxing on the back porch reading, watching our UT VOLS sport teams, and watching sunsets at the beach.
 
She looks forward to this being a great year at Sevierville Primary School as everyone continues on this lifelong journey of learning!  If you need anything, she is always available.  Please feel free to contact her if you have any questions or concerns.