Mrs. Strickland has been an educator for over 19 years, most recently serving Collierville Schools as a Federal Programs Interventionist at Sycamore Elementary School. She has also served as a Curriculum Facilitator, a Lead Teacher, and an Educator in both the elementary and middle school settings.
Mrs. Strickland holds her Bachelor of Science in Education, her Masters in Administration and Supervision and is currently pursuing her Educational Specialist (Ed S.) in Educational Leadership.
Through various leadership positions, Mrs. Strickland has gained expertise in the TEAM teacher evaluation system, implementing new curriculum, and training teachers as a change agent.
Outside of education, Mrs. Strickland can be found supporting her children (Addison, 14 and Stone, 11) on the field for soccer and in the gym for pom. She is married to Tim Strickland, who was recently named the Principal of The Collierville Virtual Academy.
“Mrs. Strickland is the perfect addition to our new team, and I am excited to begin the year,” said Principal ShaMira Davis. Mrs. Strickland, who is also excited to get this year started said, “I am so looking forward to meeting our Houston Middle School families, supporting the teachers, and helping everyone increase their instructional goals. But most of all, I cannot wait to meet all of my new students."