Mary Truka is the Title 1 Reading Specialist at Gene Brown Elementary in Hendersonville, TN. She is the driving force behind our school’s literacy program. She works tirelessly to design top-notch reading instruction and after-school parent nights. Mary has over 40 years experience, and this year she was honored as the Sumner County Elementary School Teacher of the Year. Her professionalism, expertise, and patience make her the finest educator I’ve ever had the pleasure to work with.