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Julie Thompson Named Tennessee Supervisor of Year

thompson with student and brace The Tennessee Principals Association has named Julie Thompson, executive director of elementary education for Knox County Schools, as the 2017 Tennessee Supervisor of the Year.

The announcement came during the organization’s recent Principals Conference in Pigeon Forge.


Ms. Thompson has served in her current role since 2015. She previously worked as an elementary supervisor.


Ms. Thompson joined the Knox County Schools in 1993 as a teacher at Corryton Elementary School and has also served as an administrative intern at Christenberry Elementary School. From 2003 through 2012, she served as the principal of Carter Elementary School.