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Moore to take over at North Side, Frizzell moves to Central Office

Moore to take over at North Side, Frizzell moves to Central Office


Johnson City Schools has announced that Chad Moore will take over as principal at North Side Elementary School as Dr. Allecia Frizzell will move to Central Office as the Special Education Director.  

“We are excited to have Allecia join our central office support staff and for Chad to take over at North Side,” Johnson City Schools Superintendent Dr. Steve Barnett said. “They are both dynamic leaders with impressive accomplishments throughout their careers. Dr. Frizzell’s unwavering commitment to fostering a supportive educational environment will help Johnson City Schools continue to create the best learning environment for all students. Chad is a dedicated advocate for students and has a unique background that will help him be an effective leader for North Side.”

Moore will become the leader of North Side after serving the past two school years as an assistant principal at Fairmont Elementary. He also served as interim principal at Cherokee Elementary for three months during the 2022-2023 school year. Moore received his Education Specialist Degree from Lincoln Memorial University in 2007. He earned his Master of Education from Middle Tennessee State in 2002 and his Bachelor of Science from Middle Tennessee State in 2000. Moore has been a teacher at both the middle school and elementary level since 2001 and has experience as a teacher in Indonesia.  

“I am honored and humbled to be selected as the next leader of North Side Elementary School,” Moore said. “I am grateful for the experiences and the many people throughout my life that led me to this opportunity. Moving forward, I am excited to partner with the amazing faculty, staff, and community of North Side. Together, we will continue to focus on supporting, challenging, and growing every student, every day. 

Frizzell will move to Central Office after serving one year as North Side’s principal.  

“It has been an honor to serve as the principal of North Side Elementary,” Frizzell said. “While my time was short, it was filled with valuable experiences and connections. I'm excited to take on the role of Director of Special Education within our district, where I'll continue my commitment to inclusive education. I'm grateful for the support I've received at North Side, and I look forward to our continued collaboration in building a more inclusive educational system within our district." 

Before being named as principal at North Side, Frizzell served as assistant principal at Indian Trail Intermediate School since 2018. Frizzell joined Johnson City Schools from Washington County Schools, where she was the Supervisor of Special Education from 2016 until joining Indian Trail. Before that role, Frizzell served Washington County as Special Education Data and Curriculum Coordinator starting in 2013.  

Frizzell received her Bachelor of Arts in Education with a major in Elementary Education (2002) and Master of Arts in Education with a specialization in Literacy (2003) from the University of Florida. Most recently, Frizzell received a Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership from East Tennessee State University. 

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