Post Graduate, Murray State University, Murray, KY


MS, University of Tennessee Knoxville, Knoxville, TN


BA, Bethel College McKenzie, TN   Home of the Wildcats  


McKenzie High School, McKenzie, TN  Home of the Rebels


Work Experience


· Adjunct Instructor , UT Martin, Martin, TN

· Curriculum and Instruction Facilitator, Knox County Public Schools, Knoxville, TN

· Teacher, Knox County Public Schools, Knoxville, TN

· Teacher, MetroNashville Public Schools, Nashville, TN

· Library Assistant, Bethel College, McKenzie, TN




Mary Newson is an educator with over 30 years experience.  She has taught grades K, 1, 2, 3 and has also served as a Curriculum and Instruction Facilitator.  Currently Mary teaches classes at UT Martin in Martin, TN. 

Mary’s husband, Terry, also an educator, taught for more than 25 years with most of his experience as a secondary math teacher.  Terry is also a former engineer with TVA and served in the Navy and the Tennessee Air National Guard.

After living in East Tennessee and working with Knox County Public Schools for 30 plus years, Mary and Terry now find themselves at home on a farm outside of Paris.  They are very close to Paris Landing State Park and within walking distance of the lake.  They maintain an extensive herd of 6 cows and one bull.


Mary and Terry have two grown children-son, Baker, and daughter, Abby. 

At Home

Knoxville, Tennessee

Go Skyhawks!