Mrs. Anna Sturm - Principal

Mrs. Anna SturmMrs. Anna Sturm has been in education for 15 years. She began her career opening Brown’s Chapel Elementary School, where she spent the next seven years teaching 5th grade. Following her time at Brown’s Chapel, she was privileged to begin her journey as an Instructional Coach at LaVergne Lake Elementary school. After three years serving in this role, Mrs. Sturm had the opportunity to open a second school and be back in a 5th grade classroom at Salem Elementary, where her two children also attended. While this opportunity was wonderful, opening a new school and being with her children, Mrs. Sturm was called back to Instructional Coach the next school year at LaVergne Lake Elementary. She is grateful to begin her administrative career at Plainview Elementary, serving alongside Dr. Gonyea.


Mrs. Sturm is a Nashville native and attended Ezell Harding Christian school from K-12th grade. She then moved to Murfreesboro to attend Middle Tennessee State University where she obtained her bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies K-6. Mrs. Sturm also earned her master’s degree from MTSU in Administration and Supervision in 2017 and plans to begin the doctoral program with MTSU in the Spring of 2022.


Mrs. Sturm has been married to her husband, Joey, since 2008. They have two children, Harper and Jackson, and their 2 puppies, Sophie and Bailey. Outside of school, Mrs. Sturm enjoys time at The Experience Church with her family, watching her children participate in gymnastics and baseball, and traveling with her husband.


Mrs. Sturm is so excited to work alongside the Plainview students and families as we build an amazing school to serve our community!

Mrs. Sheri DeJaynes - Assistant Principal
Sheri DeJaynes


Mrs. Sheri DeJaynes began her career in education in 2003 after receiving her Bachelors in Elementary Education from Greenville College in southern Illinois. She first taught in the Metro Nashville area for three and a half years before heading back to her hometown of Greenville. Mrs. DeJaynes then spent her next six years as a first grade teacher and assisted in starting up the RTI program at the local elementary school. During her time in Greenville, she went on to achieve her Masters in Reading in 2009.  In 2013, Mrs. DeJaynes returned to the greater Nashville area and taught at LaVergne Lake Elementary School. She graduated in 2018 with a specialist degree in Accountability and Instructional Leadership. She served as a teacher, interventionist, and coach during her time at LLE. 


Mrs. DeJaynes was then hired as the first academic reading coach at Plainview Elementary the spring of 2021. Alongside her role of instructional coach, she worked beside admin to help create the principles, ideals, and vision of what Plainview is known to be.


Mrs. DeJaynes has been married since 2002 to her husband, Luke. They have three children - Tyler, Elliana, and Olivia. She enjoys spending her free time with family, friends, serving at the Experience Community Church, and working out at Garage Barre and Bike. 


As the assistant principal at Plainview Elementary, she is excited to continue to build on the excellence established in Plainview and work to further the mission of educating all. She is extremely grateful and honored to assist Mrs. Sturm as they serve the Plainview community.