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Dr. Christine Tennyson

Rutherford County Schools
Title I ESL District Instructional Coach
Murfreesboro, TN USA
Dr. Christine Tennyson is an ESL instructional coach for Title I schools in Murfreesboro, TN in the Rutherford County School District. Previously, she taught middle school ESL for 18 years. She also currently teaches adjunct at Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, TN. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in the College of Education and serves as dissertation chair for doctoral students. Dr. Tennyson earned a BA in from Hope College in Holland, MI, a MA Ed from Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN, and an EdD from Trevecca. Dr. Tennyson has been an active member of TNTESOL for over 20 years and served as President in 18-19. She currently serves on the board as Parliamentarian. In addition, she is an active member of TESOL, where is she is the TNTESOL affiliate rep and serves as secretary for the Refugee Concern Interest Section. Her joy in life is chatting with her colleagues on Twitter through #ELLChat_BKClub. She resides in Murfreesboro with her husband, Eddie. They have two grown children with three granddaughters, who light up their lives and remind them why they let their children live. In her spare time, Dr. Tennyson runs races, slowly but steadily and reads all the books from @ProjectLITCOMM. She continues to share her love of reading with young people through #ProjectLITBookClubs at two of her Title I Middle Schools.
Follow Dr. Tennyson on Twitter: @CBTennyson