INTERIM DIRECTOR OF SCHOOLS

Phone: 865-453-4671

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

B.A. History M.S. Curriculum and Instruction Ed.S. Administration and Supervision

Mrs. Stephanie Huskey

Stephanie Huskey holds a Bachelor of Arts in history from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, a Master of Science in curriculum & instruction from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, and an Educational Specialist degree in administration & supervision from Lincoln Memorial University.   She has served the Sevier County School System in the capacity of a classroom teacher at the high school level, as an assistant principal and instructional coach, as a principal and the Director of Personnel. In October of 2021, she was named Interim Director of Schools.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assistant Superintendent, Curriculum & Instruction

Phone: 865-453-4671

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

B.S. Elementary Education M.S. Educational Leadership Ed.S. Educational Leadership Ed.D. Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis Reading Specialist Pre K-12

Dr. Stacia Lewis

Dr. Lewis graduated from Carson-Newman College in 1992 with a B.S. in Elementary Education.  She earned a M.S. in Educational Leadership from Lincoln Memorial University (1994), an Ed.S. in Educational Leadership from Lincoln Memorial University (1996), an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis (2001), and an endorsement as a Reading Specialist in Pre-K-12 (2016).  She has served the Sevier County School System in the capacity of a classroom teacher at the intermediate level, an assistant principal at Sevierville Intermediate and Sevierville Primary, Title I Program Director, Federal Programs Director, and Director of Elementary Education.  She was named Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction in 2020. 

Professional Organization Memberships

  • East Tennessee Supervisor's Study Council (ETSSC)
  • Tennessee Organization of School Superintendents (TOSS)
  • National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP)
  • Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
  • Tennessee Association of Federal Program Administrators (TAFPA)

Throughout her career, Dr. Lewis has served public education in a variety of leadership capacities at the district and state level, including the following:

  • International Literacy Association's Corwin Literacy Leader Award (2019)
  • Literacy Association of Tennessee Administrator of the Year Award (2018-2019)
  • State of Tennessee Supervisor of the Year Award (2017-2018) 
  • East Tennessee Grand Division Supervisor of the Year Award (2015-2016)
  • Federal Programs Mentor (2015)
  • Leadership Sevier (2013)
  • East Tennessee Federal Programs Conference Chair/Committee Member (2011-Present)
  • Leadership Tomorrow Advisory Board (2005-2008)
  • Leadership Tomorrow (2005)
  • Delta Kappa Gamma (2001-Present)

Assistant Superintendent, Finance & Human Resources

Phone: 865-453-4671

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

B.S. Business Administration M.S. Educational Administration and Supervision Ed.S. Educational Administration and Supervision Ed.D. Instructional Leadership

Dr. Whit Helton

Dr. Helton earned his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville in 2001 and his M.S. in Educational Administration and Supervision from the University of Tennessee at Martin in 2007.  He completed additional graduate studies at Lincoln Memorial University where he earned Ed.S. (2010) and Ed.D. degrees (Ed.D).

He served as a teacher, assistant principal, and instructional supervisor with the Sevier County School System prior to his current role as the Assistant Superintendent of Finance and Human Resources.

Professional Organization Memberships

  • Association of School Business Officials International
  • Tennessee Association of School Business Officials
  • Tennessee Association of School Personnel Administrators
  • American Association of School Personnel Administrators
  • Tennessee Organization of School Superintendents
  • Metropolitan Area School Systems Association
  • Tennessee Association of Board Secretaries

Throughout his career Dr. Helton has served in a variety of public service and leadership capacities, including the following:

  • Certified County Finance Officer Program (2021)
  • Leadership Sevier (2017)
  • Tennessee Department of Education Credit Recovery Working Group (2016)
  • Dr. Robert F. Thomas Foundation Board (2013-2015)
  • City of Gatlinburg Recreation Board (2009-Present)
  • Tennessee Department of Education Curriculum Review Committee (2009)
  • Leadership Tomorrow (2006)

Assistant Superintendent, Student Services

Phone: 865-453-4671

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

B.S. Secondary Education M.S. Supervision and Administration Ed.S. Educational Leadership

Mr. Tony Ogle

Tony Ogle is a graduate of Caton’s Chapel Elementary School and Gatlinburg-Pittman High School (1996).  He earned a B.S. in Secondary Education with a certification in English from Tennessee Technological University (2000), an M.S. in Supervision and Administration from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville (2005), and an Ed.S. in Educational Leadership at Lincoln Memorial University (2010).  Tony has served the Sevier County School System as a teacher at Pigeon Forge High School, a vice principal at Seymour Middle School, and a principal at both Jones Cove Elementary and Gatlinburg-Pittman High School before becoming the Director of Pupil/Personnel Services in 2019.  He was named Assistant Superintendent of Student Services in 2020.