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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 23 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, Assistant Principal, and Principal.

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


  • Doctor of Education, Carson Newman University, Jefferson City TN
  • Education Specialist, Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, Tennessee
  • Master of Education Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, Tennessee
  • Bachelor of Arts Carson Newman College Jefferson City, TN