• Superintendent Search Timeline

  • Sept 10, 2021
    Superintendent Thomas announces retirement
  • Oct 6, 2021
    Choose Consultant
    The KCS Board of Education voted to hire the Tennessee School Board Association (TSBA) to assist in their Superintendent search.
  • Oct 19, 2021
    Superintendent Search Committee
    The KCS Board of Education’s Superintendent Search Committee held its initial meeting and discussed characteristics they wanted in a Superintendent. A meeting was set with Dr. Grissom (TSBA) for Oct. 26.
  • Nov 10, 2021
    Set Community Meeting
    The KCS Board of Education voted on a schedule to hold in-person community meetings on Dec. 2, 2021, at the Andrew Johnson Building.
  • Nov 29, 2021
    In-person Student Meeting #1
    This meeting with be for students to share their thoughts and will be held at 4:30 p.m. at Farragut High School.
  • Nov 30, 2021
    In-person Student Meeting #2
    This meeting with be for students to share their thoughts and will be held at 4:30 p.m. at Fulton High School.
  • Nov 30, 2021
    Virtual Student Meeting
    This meeting with be for students to share their thoughts and will be held at 7:00 p.m. » Register
  • Dec 2, 2021
    Community Meetings
    The KCS Board of Education will hold a series of stakeholder meetings at the Andrew Johnson Building, 912 S. Gay St.

    10:00 a.m. – Classified Employees
    1:30 p.m. – Classified Employees
    3:00 p.m. – Central Office, Supervisors, Principals
    4:30 p.m. – Teachers
    6:00 p.m. – Community Members

    A luncheon for invited public officials and community leaders will be at 11:30 a.m. at Crowne Plaza, 401 W. Summitt Hill Dr.
  • Nov 11-Dec 3, 2021
    Collect Stakeholder Comments
    To share your thoughts, please complete the survey or send us an email. The deadline to complete the survey is noon on Dec. 3.
  • Dec 8, 2021
    Adopt Criteria
    The KCS Board of Education will consider a set of criteria for candidates interested in the Superintendent position. A draft brochure will also be reviewed.
  • Dec & Jan, 2021
    Recruit Quality Candidates
    During this time, applications will be accepted and candidates recruited. Files will be reviewed, with credentials evaluated and references checked.
  • Feb 9, 2022
    Select Candidates
    Superintendent candidates will be screened according to the Board’s adopted criteria. Semifinalists will be recommended.
  • Feb 16-18, 2022
    Interview Candidates
    Select candidates will be invited for a visit and an interview.
  • Feb 22, 2022
    Board of Education Vote
    The KCS Board of Education will select the next Superintendent of Schools.
  • Mar 9, 2022
    Contract Extended
    The KCS Board of Education will offer a contract for consideration.
  • Mar 14, 2022
    Announce Appointment
    An official announcement will be made.
  • Jul 1, 2022
    Superintendent Assumes Position