Sabrina Talley graduated from Maryville College with a degree in Child Development and Learning. She received her M.S. in Education as a Reading Specialist at the University of Tennessee. With experience teaching kindergarten, second, and fourth grades, as well as three years as the Reading 
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Mr. Derbyshire joined St. John Neumann Catholic School as Principal in July 2009. Before joining SJNCS, he was on the staff at St. Jude Catholic School in Chattanooga, TN for 14 years. While at St. Jude, he served as administrator of middle school discipline, athletic 
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Fr. Joe Reed was born and raised in Knoxville. He attended Sacred Heart School, then Farragut Middle and High Schools. He was a seminarian for the Diocese before joining Conception Abbey as a monk for almost twenty years. Fr. Joe earned additional degrees in theology 
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Mrs. Prater became the Diocese of Knoxville’s Superintendent in 2019. Prior to this position, Mrs. Prater served as the Director of Curriculum and Instruction for the diocese’s 10 Catholic schools and held various professional roles in educational leadership and instruction. She began her career in the public 
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