Principal Robin Perry (email: 

Ms. Robin Perry holds Bachelor of Science, Master of Arts, and Specialist in Education degrees from Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, Tennessee. She has served the students of Cumberland County as a teacher, assistant principal, and coach before becoming the principal of Homestead Elementary School in 2007. She has received Model and Master Reading Classroom, Coordinator and School awards, Crossville Chronicle's Teacher of the Year, and was featured in the Exemplary Educator's journal. Ms. Perry is a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, National/State International Reading Association, National Educators of America, National Association of Elementary School Principals, and the Association for Supervision/Curriculum Development. Homestead Elementary School is ranked in the top ten percent of Tennessee schools.

Assistant Principal Justin Whittenbarger (email:

Mr. Justin Whittenbarger holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts degrees from Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, Tennessee. He spent sixteen years in the classroom before accepting the Assistant Principal position at Homestead Elementary. Thirteen of those sixteen years were spent serving the students of Cumberland County. Mr. Whittenbarger has taught at each grade level in a secondary setting and also worked as an independent contractor for the Tennessee Department of Education as a Common Core Coach during 2013-2014 and again in 2015. His role as a state contractor included traveling to various parts of Tennessee to train teachers about the new standards, strategies to improve and help students be successful, and changes in state assessments. Mr. Whittenbarger also brings past business experience into his role as Assistant Principal at Homestead Elementary School.