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Dr. Connifey-Marlin

The TASSP is proud to announce the selection of Dr. Amy Connifey-Marlin as the Assistant Principal of the Year for the state of Tennessee. Ed Foster, executive director of the TASSP, made the announcement on Monday. "We are excited about the selection of Dr. Connifey-Marlin. Her resume, references, and work experience made us very confident in our selection.” Dr. Connifey-Marlin will receive a four day, all expenses paid trip to Philadelphia, PA, in early July. During this event, she will compete with all of the state winners for the NASSP Assistant Principal of the Year. Dr. Connifey-Marlin currently serves as an assistant principal at Blackman High in Murfreesboro, TN.

Dr. Amy Connifey-Marlin has been in public education for almost 30 years, with 24 years in Rutherford County Schools. Dr. Connifey-Marlin taught at LaVergne Primary and Blackman Middle School before moving into administration in 2004. She has been an assistant principal at Blackman Elementary, Blackman Middle, LaVergne Middle, LaVergne High, and Blackman High School. Dr. Connifey-Marlin’s diverse experience helps her to understand the impact of transition challenges that students face as they move from elementary to middle school and from middle school to high school. She believes rigor in the classroom is one of the key components to student achievement along with positive relationships between students, faculty, and administration.

Dr. Connifey-Marlin has a B.S. in Education from the University of Alabama, Masters and Ed.S degrees from Middle Tennessee State University, and a Doctorate degree from Union University. She is married to Joe Marlin and has a daughter Sarah Connifey; both are educators.