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Mountain View welcomes JoDee Dotson as assistant principal

JoDee Dotson


Mountain View Elementary School is excited to announce the appointment of Dr. JoDee Dotson as assistant principal. Dotson replaces Jesse Cigarroa, who has joined the Science Hill High School administrative team. Dotson will enter her role as assistant principal after serving the past 16 years as a Johnson City Schools district literacy coach.

“It is an honor to have this new opportunity to serve and partner with the students, families, teachers, and staff at Mountain View Elementary as we continue, under the leadership of Dr. Melissa Stukes, to foster students' social and emotional growth and strive toward academic excellence,” Dotson said.

Before serving as a district literacy coach, Dotson was a classroom teacher for nine years in Tennessee and North Carolina. She also currently serves as an adjunct professor at Milligan University in both the Master of Education and Doctor of Education programs. Dotson holds a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Milligan College. She also holds a Master of Education in Reading from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, an Educational Specialist degree in Educational Administration and Supervision from Lincoln Memorial University and a Doctor of Education degree in Educational Leadership from Milligan College. Dotson is also a National Board-Certified Teacher in Early and Middle Childhood/Literacy: Reading-Language Arts.

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