Knox County Director of Schools Bob Thomas announced last week that he will be retiring at the end of this school year (June 2022).
The Knoxville News-Sentinel has more:
Knox County Schools superintendent Bob Thomas will retire June 30, 2022, he announced to families Friday evening.
“In discussions with my family over the summer, I made the decision to retire on June 30, 2022,”
Thomas took the helm in April 2017 after a tumultuous time for the district. Before being named superintendent, he had worked as an assistant superintendent since 1990. Before that, he was a teacher at Bearden Junior High and Bearden High School. He also worked at Rule High School as an assistant principal and then principal.
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