Angie Baker-Templeton comes from a long line of educators. She is currently in her 29th year as a public educator. She is a three time graduate of Middle Tennessee State University receiving an Educational Specialist and Master's Degree in Administration and Supervision. She began her teaching career in 1991 as a fourth grade teacher in Franklin County, Tennessee, at North Lake Elementary. During her 21 year teaching career, she taught at Thurman Francis, Homer Pittard Campus School, John Coleman, and Roy Waldron. Her teaching experiences range from 2nd through 6th grades as well as an adjunct instructor at Middle Tennessee State University's Elementary and Special Education Department. While serving as adjunct, she taught math and social studies methodologies to university students enrolled in the elementary education program.
She was selected as assistant principal of Thurman Francis Arts Academy in 2012 and served there until 2017 where she served as testing coordinator, athletic director and many other roles that prepared her for her current position. She has served as a chair of Quality Assurance Teams with AdvancED as part of the accreditation process for schools throughout Middle Tennessee and presented at various conferences throughout the country.
Baker -Templeton has been married to Shields W. Templeton, third grade teacher at Rockvale Elementary School, for over 20 years. Her mother, Evelyn Baker, served as a public educator for 44 years and her great--grandmother, Cora Gunn, was a teacher in Franklin County during the 1920's- 1940's.
The couple own and love English bulldogs, Charlie and Miss Oakley, and three rescue cats. Her favorite hobbies include spending time with her family visiting their century farm as well as traveling.
Baker-Templeton is honored to be part of the Christiana community. She continues to build upon the rich history of the school and works to create new traditions for students. It is a blessing to be part of the Rutherford County School system as well as the Christiana community. Baker-Templeton believes a positive school environment creates lifelong learners and empowers students to grasp tomorrow's opportunities.
Mr. Brent Bogan, Assistant Principal of Christiana Elementary, began his career in education at Riverdale High School in 2006. During his tenure at Riverdale, Mr. Bogan taught a wide variety of subjects, including Dual Credit Sociology, United States Government, Geography, and World History. In addition to his teaching duties at Riverdale, Mr. Bogan served as the Department Chair of Social Studies and as a Dean of Students. Mr. Bogan also helped develop and teach online courses for Rutherford County Schools.
Mr. Bogan earned a Bachelor's of Science degree in Geosciences, a Master's degree in Administration and Supervision, and a pre-doctoral Education Specialist degree, all from Middle Tennessee State University.
He and his wife (Jennifer) have two sons (Gentry and Henry). Mr. Bogan enjoys spending time with family, playing guitar, traveling, and presenting on engaging teaching methodologies through his nationally-recognized education workshop series, Unconventional Teaching.
Mr. Bogan has served as the Assistant Principal of Christiana Elementary since 2016, and is committed to carrying out the continued traditions of the school, as well as helping students to succeed in their goals and aspirations that they set forth to achieve.