Christie Wright serves as the Assistant Head of School and Academic Dean at Highland Rim Academy in Cookeville, Tennessee. She was instrumental in the founding of the school in 2007 and has spent most of her instructional time in the humanities and rhetoric classes. She earned a B.A. in English Literature at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and an M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction from Tennessee Technological University. She enjoys her country home with her husband of over twenty years, Jeff, where the chickens and the children are all pasture-raised.