Faculty and Staff

  • Mr. Thomas Zachary, Principal



  • Ms. Rachel Daniels 

Teaches Kindergarten self contained all subjects.


  • Mr. Brian Daniels

Teaches 1st/2nd grade Math/Science. Mr. Daniels has a Masters degree from Lincoln Memorial University.


  • Mrs. Leigh Ann Cobb

Teaches 3rd/4th grade combined and 5th grade Reading/Social Studies.  Mrs. Cobb has her Associates and Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education, as well as a Masters in Elementary Education (specialization in Reading).  She has taught at Clairfield since 2004. She also has an Ed.S degree from Lincoln Memorial University.


  • Mrs. Donna Taylor

Teaches 1st/2nd grade Reading/Social Studies.



  • Mrs. Sara Painter

Teaches 3rd/4th grade combined and 5th grade Math/Science.  Mrs. Painter received her Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education K-6 from Tusculum College.  She also received her Masters in Guidance and Counseling from Lincoln Memorial University. Mrs. Painter also has her Ed.S and has taught at Claifield for 10 years.



  • Mrs. Shannon Miracle

Teaches all subjects in 6th grade.  Mrs. Miracle received her Bachelors of Science and Interdisciplinary Studies Elementary Education K-6 from East Tennessee State University. She has taught at Clairfield since 2015.


  • Ms. Leslie Wilder

Teaches 7th/8th grade Math/Science.  Mrs. Wilder received her Bachelors in Science from Lincoln Memorial University, and her Masters in Education +30 from Tusculum University.


  • Mrs. Pam Smallwood

Teaches 7th/8th grade ELA/Social Studies.  Mrs. Smallwood received her Bachelors in Science from Lincoln Memorial University, as well as her MA from Tusculum College.She is highly qualified in the areas of English/Language Arts and Social Studies. Mrs. Smallwood has been teaching since 1989 and at Clairfield since 1992.


  • Ms. Lisa Lewis

Ms. Lewis has a Bachelors degree in K-8 regular education and k-12 Special Education she has 15 years of experience.



  • Mr. Gary Handsard   

Mr. Gary Handsard teaches physical education two days a week.


Secretary: Peggy Henderson

Bookkeeper: Nicole Wilson

Custodial: Ralph Teague

                    Timmy Webb

                     Eddie Loveday

Teacher Assistants: Brenda Shelley

                                     Lora Stanley

                                     Amie Huddelston

                                     Darlene Hamblin

                                     Jessica Marlow

                                     Melanie Hatfield

Kitchen Staff: Goldie Powers

                           Jana Shelley