Emma Hatfield-Sidden

Emma Hatfield-Sidden is the Principal for the Academy at Elkin.

"I'm so excited about working in my community while building and strengthening relationships with students, staff, and families. I love the mission and vision of the Academy at Elkin, and I truly believe in creating learner centered environments where all students are included and successful!"

Fun Fact: "I love to bake, and I do it often as my creative outlet. I used to own a bakery and primarily focused on cake making and decorating."


  • B.S. in special education, Appalachian State University, 2008
  • Master of School Administration, Appalachian State University, 2019

Licensure Areas

  • EC Math (K-6)
  • EC Language Arts
  • EC Science (K-6)
  • EC Social Studies (K-6)
  • Exceptional Children: Adapted Curriculum (K-12)
  • School Administrator: Principal
Title: Principal

Email address: Email me