EXECUTIVE PRINCIPAL

  • DR. KIRK RENEGAR
    kirk.renegar@knoxschools.org

    Education:
    B.A. in Modern American History, Brevard College
    M.S. in Education, Shenandoah University
    Ed.S. in Educational Administration & Supervision, Lincoln Memorial University
    Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, Liberty University.

    Notable:
    An original Hawk, hired for our opening year in 2008.
    Taught social studies and coached baseball for five years before leaving in 2013 to begin his career in administration.

CURRICULUM PRINCIPAL

  • Amber RobertsDR. AMBER ROBERTS
    amber.roberts2@knoxschools.org

    Education:
    B.A. in Psychology, Agnes Scott College
    M.S. in Middle Grades Education, University of West Georgia
    Ed.S. in Educational Administration, Lincoln Memorial University
    Ed.D. in Learning Organizations & Strategic Change, Lipscomb University

    Notable:
    Presidential Awards for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching Finalist
    Enjoys reading, cooking, and traveling

PRINCIPAL OF THE FRESHMAN ACADEMY

  • TO BE ANNOUNCED

PRINCIPAL OF THE ACADEMY OF BUSINESS & LAW

  • Ryan McDonoughRYAN MCDONOUGH
    ryan.mcdonough@knoxschools.org

    Education:
    B.S. in Psychology, University of Tennessee
    M.S. in Elementary Education, University of Tennessee
    Special Education Endorsement, Tusculum University
    Ed.S. in Educational Leadership, Carson Newman University

    Notable:
    Father of three
    Enjoys cycling, running, and pickleball

PRINCIPAL OF THE ACADEMY OF HEALTH SCIENCE

  • Tia ShackTIA SHACK
    tia.shack@knoxschools.org

    Education:
    B.S. in Journalism & Electronic Media, University of Tennessee 
    M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction, Special Education, Carson Newman University
    Ed.S. in Instructional Leadership, Lincoln Memorial University 
     
    Notable: 
    Previous department chair for special education 
    Enjoys indoor cycling, reading and yoga

PRINCIPAL OF THE ACADEMY OF LIBERAL ARTS, COMMUNICATIONS, AND DESIGN

  • Nicole SlaytonNICOLE SLAYTON
    nicole.slayton@knoxschools.org

    Education:
    B.S. in Business Management & Marketing, New Mexico State University
    M.Ed. in Educational Administration, Grand Canyon University
    Notable:
    Previous high school assistant principal with Albuquerque Public Schools
    Enjoys traveling, cooking and gardening

PRINCIPAL OF THE ACADEMY OF STEM

  • Lauren WhiteLAUREN WHITE
    lauren.white@knoxschools.org

    Education:
    B.A. in Anthropology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
    M.S. in Education, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
    Education Leadership License, Carson Newman University

    Notable:
    Sports fan
    Loves crime shows and her two dogs

865 ACADEMY COACH

  • Ashli BeelerASHLI BEELER
    ashli.beeler@knoxschools.org

    Education:
    B.A. in Psychology, Franklin College
    M.S. in School Counseling, University of Tennessee
    Ed.S. in Administration and Supervision, Lincoln Memorial University

    Notable:
    Previous department chair for school counseling
    Previous Smoky Mountain Counselor of the Year

     

ATHLETIC DIRECTOR

  • BRIAN WYATT
    brian.wyatt@knoxschools.org

    Education:
    B.S. in Social Science Education,Athens State University
    M.S. in Educational Theory and Practice, Arkansas State University
    Ed.S. in Administration, Arkansas State University

    Notable:
    Over 25 years of coaching experience
    Previously a special education teacher at HVA