Dr. Brenda Dean
Brenda Dean is a native of Memphis, TN. Through a National Science Foundation Grant, she was one of 40 high school seniors from across the nation to be selected to work at the Houston Manned Space Center the summer before the first lunar landing. Her education includes a BS in Biology from TN Tech, a Master's degree in Curriculum from UT Knoxville and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from East TN State University.
Dr. Dean was employed by Hamblen County Schools for 45 years. During that time, she worked as a Biology and Chemistry teacher at West High, an Assistant Principle at East High, and as the Assistant Director of Schools for Curriculum and Instruction. As Assistant Director of Schools, Dr. Dean wrote more than $22 million in school improvement grants. Dr. D