KINGSPORT, Tenn. – Kingsport City Schools has named Rhonda Stringham, Ed.D., as Assistant Superintendent - Instruction, effective June 11, 2018. Stringham will be responsible for the leadership and implementation of all aspects of the district’s instructional programs.
“We are thrilled to have an educational leader the caliber of Dr. Stringham bring her deep level of knowledge and experience to Kingsport City Schools,” said KCS Superintendent Dr. Jeff Moorhouse. “Her background in developing quality programs in such key instructional areas as career technical education and technology align very well with our mission as a district. We look forward to how she will support our children, teachers and administrators in achieving our goal of ensuring college and career readiness for all Kingsport students.”
Stringham’s career spans 33 years in the field of education, having most recently served as the Superintendent of Geneva City Schools in Geneva, Alabama. Her educational experience also includes roles as secondary math teacher, assistant principal and building test coordinator, curriculum supervisor, and assistant superintendent – director of curriculum. As a district leader, she has been responsible for the development of a variety of career technical programs, technology enhancements, project-based learning programs, and curriculum development.
“I am delighted to have this opportunity to contribute to the exceptional work of Kingsport City Schools as a member of the district leadership team,” said Dr. Stringham. “Between the award-winning performing arts programs, the acclaimed academics, and innovative programs such as D-B EXCEL, KCS is re-inventing what education looks like in East Tennessee. I am also impressed by the abundant community support for the schools here in Kingsport and look forward to adding my passion for serving students. Kingsport City Schools has a heritage of excellence and my goal is to further its reputation in creative ways by personalizing learning for all students.”
Dr. Stringham holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree, a Master’s of Education degree, and an Instructional Specialist degree in Secondary Mathematics from the University of South Alabama, and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Northcentral University in San Diego, CA. She is a member of the School Superintendents of Alabama, Alabama Association of School Boards, the Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools, and Alpha Delta Kappa.
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 be, Student Focused … World Class.
KCS has been named the top school district in Tennessee as winner of the 2014 SCORE Prize District Award by the State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) and has earned the 2014 Achievement Award in the annual Excellence in Tennessee Recognition Program by the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence (TNCPE).
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