Federal Programs Department

  • Our Mission
    Our purpose is to serve, support and partner with our Title I schools to ensure that all resources are utilized effectively so each student receives a high quality education and is prepared for college and future careers. 
     
    Our Vision
    We endeavor to become a strategic thought partner with our schools by assisting with data analysis to optimize resource allocation, serving as a sounding board for strategies and innovation, monitoring progress, and holding each school accountable for student achievement.  As a result of our intentions and actions, we will significantly close the achievement gap for economically disadvantaged students.
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Title I Overview

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    The purpose of Title I is to provide all children significant opportunity to receive a fair, equitable and high-quality education, and to close educational achievement gaps.
     

Program Contacts

  • Cheryl Martin

    Federal Programs Director

    Andrew Johnson Building
    9th Floor
    (865) 594-8009

     

    Judy Pickering

    Supervisor

    Andrew Johnson Building
    9th Floor
    (865) 594-1803

     

    Ruth Ann Kirk

    Supervisor

    Andrew Johnson Building
    9th Floor
    (865) 594-1802

    Sherry Smith
     
    Supervisor
     
    Andrew Johnson Building
    9th floor
    (865) 598-1808
    sherry.smith2@knoxschools.org 

    Jessica Patterson

    Specialist

    Andrew Johnson Building
    9th Floor
    (865) 594-1802

     

    Suzie Helms

    Accountant

    Andrew Johnson Building
    9th Floor
    (865) 594-1804

    suzie.helms@knoxschools.org
     
    Cris Stinnett
     
    Asset Manager / Technician
     
    Andrew Johnson
    9th Floor
     
    christopher.stinnett@knoxschools.org