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On July 1, 2014, Mrs. Andrea Johnson became the principal of Lakeside Academy.

Mrs. Johnson is originally from Memphis, TN. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree from University of TN at Chattanooga, Master of Education Degree from Tusculum College and Education Specialist Degree from Tennessee Technological University. She has been married to Charlie, who works for the Hamilton County Sheriff's Department, for 17 years and they have a 10 year old daughter, Mya, who attends CSAS. She also has a 20 year old step-daughter, Brittany, who lives in Nashville.

Mrs. Johnson has been an educator for 20 years and has held several different positions with Hamilton County Department of Education.  "I started my journey at Alton Park Middle / Franklin Middle as a 7th grade Language Arts teacher," she says. Mrs. Johnson then became a Literacy Coach at Orchard Knob Middle and a Consulting Teacher at Howard Middle.  She spent a few years at central office as a Secondary Literacy Coordinator before coming to Lakeside as an assistant principal.  She has also been an assistant principal at Woodmore Elementary.

"I am excited to be the principal of Lakeside Academy," Mrs. Johnson says, "and very confident that we (administrators, teachers, parents, students and community) will work collaboratively to make Lakeside the best elementary school in Hamilton County."


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