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Director of Schools

Tommy Arnold

Tommy Arnold

Job Title: Director of Schools

Dr. Tommy Arnold became the Director of Jefferson County Schools on July 2, 2022. Tommy continues a distinguished career in the district, having served students and teachers in many roles during his 24 years. Most recently, he served as the Assistant Director of Schools and Supervisor of Federal Programs & Maintenance. Prior to his district leadership roles, Dr. Arnold served as a Teacher, Coach, Assistant Principal, and Principal.

We are very fortunate in Jefferson County to have incredible administrators, educators and support staff who provide an environment where every student can excel, graduate, and become a productive citizen. Jefferson County is an advancing school district regarding our growth and achievement test scores. In an ever- changing world we are challenged with the task of making sure our students are prepared for what is to come. I am confident that our staff is up for the mission! Providing an environment of challenging academics, arts and athletics encourages well- rounded students to become productive members of society. With the combined help from parents and our community I know that we can instill a formula for success.

Tommy and his wife Brandy have three children in Jefferson County Schools.