Admin Bios

Principal: Kelli Brannen

My name is Kelli Brannen, I am the Principal at Taylor County Primary School. I am originally from Tallahassee, FL. I moved to Perry after marrying my husband. We now have two beautiful children with one on the way. All three boys are or will be attending Taylor County public schools. I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Flagler College and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from University of Texas at Arlington. I am also certified in the areas of Reading, English Language Learners and Students with Disabilities.  I have also earned my Level 2 Principal Certification. My career began at Perry Primary School where I taught 1st and 2nd grade. I then transferred to Taylor County Elementary School and taught 3rd grade before becoming the ESE Staffing Specialist. After serving as the staffing specialist I became Dean of Students at TCES. I then served as the Director of the Taylor County Pre-K program. I am excited and honored to be the very first Principal of Taylor County Primary School. Taylor County Schools are important to me and public education is very close to my heart

Assistant Principal: Laura Gray

My name is Laura Gray, I am the Assistant Principal here at TCPS. I moved to Perry with my family, when my father was called here to pastor. My husband and I have 3 children, and are actively involved in our church, our children’s recreational and extra-curricular activities, as well as, each of their schools. I and my husband are proud products of the Taylor County School System, all three of our children attend school here as well. I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Florida State University, and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Florida A & M University. I have also earned my level 2 principal certification. I have been employed in our district for many years, starting out in the classroom as a teacher, then moving into the dean’s position, before becoming assistant principal here at TCPS. I am proud to serve Taylor County Primary students and families and look forward to a great future here at TCPS.