Kristen Tedford

Principal, Kristen Tedford

Mrs. Kristen Tedford has over 28 years of experience within education. She holds a BS and MaED in Elementary Education and an additional certification in Educational Leadership and Administration. Mrs. Tedford taught second through fourth grades at D.S. Johnson, Winstead Avenue, and Englewood Elementary Schools, and attained her certification for the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards from 2000-2020. She taught both Exceptional Education and Academically Gifted co-teaching settings.

In 2012, Mrs. Tedford had the honor of being nominated as the Nash-Rocky Mount School’s Teacher of the Year. She had the opportunity to be a District Instructional Technology Coach and an Assistant Principal at Nashville Elementary School.

In 2018, Mrs. Tedford was nominated as the Nash-Rocky Mount School’s Assistant Principal of the Year. Mrs. Tedford was the Principal at Swift Creek Elementary for three years, before being honored to serve as Principal of Benvenue Elementary. Mrs. Tedford was honored in being nominated Nash County Elementary Principal of the Year in 2022 and in 2023. She is privileged to be working with our dedicated staff, student body, parents, and our community. Mrs. Tedford is married and has three children who attended Nash County Schools K-12.

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