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April Hardison promoted to Principal at Marvin Wright Elementary

Posted Date: 04/26/2024

April Hardison promoted to Principal at Marvin Wright Elementary

Columbia, TN (May 17, 2024) — Maury County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Lisa Ventura is delighted to announce the promotion of Ms. April Hardison to the position of principal at Marvin Wright Elementary School. With 11 years of administrative experience at Woodard and Marvin Wright Elementary schools, Mrs. Hardison brings a wealth of knowledge and dedication to her new role.

Ms. Hardison boasts an impressive educational background, having completed her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Freed-Hardeman University in Henderson, TN. She furthered her studies with a Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction, specializing in Early Childhood Education, from MTSU, and obtained an Ed.S. in Administration and Supervision from the same institution.

Her teaching career spans 15 years across Maury and Williamson Counties, where she taught both Kindergarten and 2nd grade. Mrs. Hardison's commitment to excellence in education was recognized with the attainment of her National Board Certification while teaching in Williamson County.

Ms. Hardison served as an Instructional Coach at Woodard for one year, collaborating with students and teachers alike. She then transitioned into a leadership position as Assistant Principal at Woodard Elementary for four years before joining Marvin Wright Elementary in 2017, where she continued to serve as Assistant Principal for the past seven years.

Superintendent Ventura expressed confidence in Ms. Hardison's ability to lead Marvin Wright Elementary School to continued success, stating, "Ms. Hardison's extensive experience and dedication to education make her the perfect fit for the role of principal at Marvin Wright Elementary. Her leadership will undoubtedly contribute to the school's ongoing commitment to academic excellence and student achievement."

Contact: Jack Cobb