My name is Julie Perrine, and I am currently teaching 5th grade at Rural Vale School. I am a native of Tellico Plains and live in the Rural Vale community. After graduating Tellico Plains High School, I attended Tennessee Wesleyan College and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with certification in K-6 in 2008. I earned a Master’s degree in Instructional Leadership from Tennessee Technological University in 2012. I have taught at Rural Vale for the past twelve years and have taught 3rd, 4th and 5th grade. I am married to Denny Perrine, and we have two children: Ethan and Connor.