Kingsport City Schools Now Accepting Applications for Insight KCS

Published on September 6, 2019 at 2:06 p.m.

KINGSPORT, Tenn. – Kingsport City Schools is now accepting applications for the 2019-20 class of Insight KCS, an opportunity for up to 10-15 area residents to learn more about the inner workings of all KCS educational and functional operations.


Insight KCS is an initiative that provides opportunities for stakeholders and potential advocates from various sectors of the Kingsport community to study the full scope of education and operations of Kingsport City Schools.  During six sessions occurring throughout the 2019-20 school year, accepted program participants will review the full scope of Kingsport City Schools. Sessions will take place in KCS schools and department locations across the district and will explore topics including:


  • Friday, September 27, 2019 – Orientation, Leadership, and KCS Organizational Overview
  • Friday, November 1, 2019 – Teaching and Learning
  • Friday, December 6, 2019 – KCS Vision
  • Friday, January 31, 2020 – School Facilities and Operations
  • Friday, February 28, 2020 – Human Resources and Finance
  • Friday, April 3, 2020 – Student Services and Community Engagement


Session times are 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Participation in Insight KCS requires a non-refundable tuition cost of $100 that covers all food (including breakfast and lunch), training materials, monthly training sessions, KCS logo items, and all administrative costs (tuition due by the first program session).  Applicants must be 21 years of age to apply, and individual interviews may be held prior to participant selection. 


Insight KCS was the 2015 recipient of the Tennessee School Boards Association (TSBA) Award for Excellence in Education Program.  


More information on Insight KCS is available at or by clicking here.  Applications will be accepted online through Monday, September 23, 2019 by clicking here.  For additional program information, contact Andy True, KCS Assistant Superintendent – Administration at (423) 378.2130.


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 7,700 students. The vision of Kingsport City Schools is to Inspire. Cultivate. Impact.

For more information on KCS, visit, listen live on WCSK 90.3 FM, The Voice of KCS and download our mobile app for Apple / Android devices or call (423) 378.2100. We’re social too; follow us on Facebook (Kingsport City Schools), Twitter (@KCS_District), Instagram (@KCS_District), and LinkedIn (Kingsport City Schools). Read our blog, We Are KCS and check out our YouTube Channel (KPTSchools).