“A parent or teacher has only his lifetime; a good book can teach forever.”   Louis L’ Amour

Mrs. Warren has a passion for reading and is a teacher who inspires her students to read a lot and love reading long after they leave her class.  She loves God, her family, coffee, reading (the previous two, actually a tie), and running in that order!

Mrs. Carol Warren, a Rutherford County educator for 33 years, has taught grades 4 and 5 spending the past 26 years in Gifted Education.  Mrs. Warren holds a B.S. in Early Childhood Educations, an M. Ed in Special Education, 45 quarter hours in Administration and Supervision, and Highly Qualified certificate in the core content area of ELA in 2004.  She has an Endorsement in Gifted Education from Vanderbilt University with additional training through Vanderbilt University’s PTY program.

1994 – 2004 Elementary Facilitator of the Gifted serving various schools throughout Rutherford County

2004 -2010 Middle School Facilitator of the Gifted, McFadden School of Excellence grades 6 -8 ELA

2010 – 2020 Middle School Facilitator of the Gifted, Oakland Middle School, grades 6-8 ELA(Mrs. Warren received the honor of being Teacher of the Year 2018 – 201