ON THE BLOG: The K-2 Advantage, a foundation for young children

We sat down with Associate Head of School – Academics, Dr. Marcia Sutton to share her story, hear her thoughts on early childhood education, and explore the essence of kindergarten and lower school at CPA.
Tell us about your background. 

I was born in Poughkeepsie, New York, raised in Maine, and completed high school in New Jersey. I have my Bachelor of Science in Education, Master of Science in Counseling, and Doctor of Educational Leadership degrees. I have worked in education for 18 years, and my experience is largely in public education. I’ve been a teacher, counselor, and administrator in public schools; I was raised in a preacher’s home and am married to a minister. We have three sons, two married and living in Nashville, and one son still in college. We moved to Nashville last June, and I have never seen so many private schools in one area. I have also never met a place that loves as well as CPA!


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