KNOX COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION SPECIAL CALLED MEETING TO SELECT A SUPERINTENDENT MONDAY, MARCH 20TH, 2017 – 3PM The Knox County Board of Education has scheduled a special-called meeting at 3 p.m. on Monday, March 20, 2017, to select its Director of Schools from the two superintendent finalists for Knox County Schools. The meeting, which will be held in the first-floor board room of the Andrew Johnson Building, 912 S. Gay St., Knoxville, TN 37902, will take the place of the board’s regular scheduled mid-month work session. It will be broadcast live on KCS-TV Comcast Cable Channel 10 and streamed live at

Knox County Schools Superintendent Search Information


The following information is from the Knox County Schools website. Please access all official documents here: 
Knox County Schools Superintendent Application

The Board of Education is seeking an experienced, discerning leader for the position of Superintendent. Located in Knoxville, Tenn., Knox County Schools serves approximately 60,000 students in 89 schools and was recently named an Exemplary District by the Tennessee Department of Education. The ideal candidate should have a proven passion for public education, excellent communication skills and success in managing a large organization and budget.

Candidates should have the following prerequisites:

  • Meet all requirements as set forth by the State of Tennessee for a Director of Schools.
  • Possess a current valid professional educator license.
  • Hold a Master’s degree in Education.
  • Have public education teaching experience.
  • Have experience in administration and/or a senior leadership role within a school system.
Please complete the entire application – even if it duplicates information found on your resume. Save the completed application to your computer using the following file name format  Last name First name Date.
Attach the completed application file, a resume and letter of interest to an email and send to by 4 p.m., Friday, Jan. 13, 2017.