CMCSS announced two administrators appointments

April 30, 2021

The following administrative appointments have been announced:

Carmel Elementary School
Ptosha M. Maclin has been selected principal of Carmel Elementary School beginning the 2021-22 school year. She replaces Rosanne Sanford who will be retiring.

Maclin has been the principal at Moore Magnet Elementary STEM School since 2018. Previously, she served as an assistant principal at Carmel Elementary and Kenwood Elementary schools and academic coach at Barkers Mill Elementary School. She began her tenure with CMCSS in 2002 teaching at Hazelwood Elementary.

She received her Education Leadership Endorsement at the University of Tennessee – Martin. She earned an M.S. in education from Walden University as a math and reading specialist and her B.S. from Austin Peay State University in elementary education mathematics.

Maclin is a graduate of the Advanced Leadership Training for Assistant Principals (ALTAP) and has completed the Battelle’s Innovative Leaders Institute, High Potential Assistant Principal Program (HPAP), and McREL Leadership Training.

Barkers Mill Elementary School
Lynne Rains has been selected principal of Barkers Mill Elementary School beginning the 2021-22 school year. She replaces Rhonda Kennedy who will be retiring.

Rains has been the principal at West Creek Elementary School since 2010. Previously, she served as an assistant principal at West Creek Elementary School and an academic coach at Kenwood Elementary School. Before becoming an instructional leader, she served as a classroom teacher in Tennessee and Alabama, beginning in 1997. Additionally, Rains has been an adjunct professor at Nashville State Community College.

She earned her master’s degree from Trevecca Nazarene University and bachelor’s from The University of Alabama. Under Rains’ leadership, West Creek Elementary was a TN Reward School in 2017-2018, performing in the top 5% of schools in the state.