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Subjects Taught

  • Bradley High School - 1968
  • Bachelor of Science English/Reading with teacher licensure - 1998 - Lee University
  • Added endorsement for library science to Bachelor's Degree - Trevecca Nazarene University - 1999
  • Masters of Education in Administration and Supervision with concentration in Library Science - Middle Tennessee State University - 2002

  • Substituted in Bradley County schools for 7 years - 1983-1990
  • Half-time library assistant at Taylor Elementary for 5 years - 1990 - 1995*
  • Half-time library assistant at Valley View Elementary for 1 year - 1996*
  • Librarian at Valley View - 1998 - 2003
  • Librarian at North Lee - 2004 - Present

*This was before SACS accreditation, so I was uncertified, but I was the only library person in the school.  The official title was library assistant.


My name is Mary Nolen.  I am the librarian at North Lee.  I am a native of Bradley County. I am the youngest of 8 children. I have four children of my own, a daughter and three sons. I have 13 grandchildren. I love to read and share books with children. I love to work out at the YMCA. I enjoy walking around downtown and Lee University with my friends. I teach an adult ladies Sunday school class at my church. I enjoy singing in the choir.