A former Alcoa city schools employee pleaded guilty to stealing more than $344,000 dollars from the district.
According to court documents, Kathy Ann Winters pleaded guilty to theft of government funds.
A 6-year state comptroller's office investigation found she stole the money for personal use.
Winters also admitted to stealing more than $83,000 dollars from two other organizations.
She faces up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 dollar fine.