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Darcie Finch

darcie.finch"Loving People, Changing Lives” is the motto that Dr. Darcie Chism Finch strives to live by on a daily basis through the various roles as a wife, mother, educator, and active community member. After leaving Memphis, TN in 1999, she attended the historical Fisk University, and was a Jubilee Singer who traveled the world and recorded "In Bright Mansions" in 2002 with Curb Records. She received a Bachelor's degree in Psychology with a special focus in Education in 2003. After Fisk, Darcie continued her education at Tennessee State University, receiving Master of Education and Educational Specialist degrees in Administration Supervision. She received a Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership in October 2016 and has successfully taught student-centered, technology integrated, and data driven classes in grades 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th.

Darcie also served as an elementary and middle school Numeracy Instructional Coach working with teachers and students to improve academic achievement while also leading professional developments in research based practices, mathematics, and intervention for over eight years.
Darcie has facilitated several state initiatives. She was a common core math coach for grades K-2, 5, and 8. In 2015, Darcie also served on Tennessee's Math Standards Revisions committee and was selected to serve on the Tennessee Standards Recommendations Committee.
In her limited spare time, Darcie loves teaching students to speak English and has designed lessons for students from the ages of 6 to 14.

Most importantly, Darcie is married to Harold W. Finch, II. They have two beautiful children, Darilyn and Harold W. Finch, III, and enjoy traveling and Friday Family Nights!