Kingsport City Schools Names Chief Technology Officer

KINGSPORT, Tenn. - Kingsport City Schools has named Andy Arnold as Chief Technology Officer. Arnold will oversee all technology operations for the district, including all programs, services, policies, support, and programming.  He will assume his duties on Wednesday, June 16, 2021.

“We are excited to add Mr. Arnold to our district leadership team. We’re confident his experience, skills, and passion for educational technology will greatly propel us forward as we provide the highest caliber learning environment for our students, teachers, and staff,” said KCS Superintendent Dr. Jeff Moorhouse. “He is well known throughout the region and across Tennessee for his expertise and abilities and we are thrilled he will lead our technology efforts at this critical time.”
Arnold has most recently served as principal of Vance Middle School in Bristol (TN).  Throughout his 25+ year educational career, he has also served as a technology teacher, an athletics coach, and for 15 years, as a director of technology and chief technology officer with Bristol (TN) City Schools.  Mr. Arnold’s statewide technology leadership experience includes serving as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Educational Technology Association for three years.

Arnold holds two Master’s degrees: a Master of Arts in Education from Cumberland University, a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership and Administration from Union College, and a Bachelor’s degree in Technology Education from Appalachian State University.
Kingsport City Schools (KCS) is a public school district located in Kingsport, Tenn., serving students in Sullivan and Hawkins county. The district is comprised of 13 schools, including a Pre-K, eight elementary schools, two middle schools, one high school, a high school program of choice, and an alternative learning program; with total enrollment over 7,600 students. The vision of Kingsport City Schools is to Inspire. Cultivate. Impact.

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